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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Wasp sting: Hello, this event will often times cause severe swelling associated with a possible airway closure. Go to an er asap.
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Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Treat symptoms: Lots of herbal remedies available..See your medical professional.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
Dermatology 48 years experience
Wasp sting: If you are allergic to a wasp sting and you have an anaphylactic reaction to the sting you could die that is why they have the bee sting epi pens th... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Possibly (allergic): Severe allergic reactions may present with swelling of tongue, mouth, lips or throat; difficulty swallowing ; breathing, wheezing, tightness of the ch... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Novick
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
Not usually: A sting might cause a local infection if the area wasn't cleaned well soon after the sting and was later frequently scratched.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Secondary: There are cases of secondary infection. In that situation would seek medical attention.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
20 years experience
Severe reaction: Some people have anaphylactic reactions to bites...If you suspect this see your doctor who may prescribe an epi pen for you to carry. Severe swelling,... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Wasp sting: Sorry to hear and know it really hurts. Apply cold compress and call you Dr. office for advice. They know you best.
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
Pathology 20 years experience
See a dermatologist: Since the hives have been there for such a long time i recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you somethin... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Blair
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: Topical steroid ointment such as hydrocortisone should help reduce itching.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Possibly: Any time there is a break in the integument (skin and mucous membranes) bacteria may be introduced into the break, but wasp stings seldom result in se... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
Allergy and Immunology 54 years experience
Local or general: Can be just hives and soon progresses to big swelling and then trouble breathing.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Wasp sting tips: Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with credit card. Clean area with soap & warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments; alternating 10 o... Read More
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