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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Wasp sting: Hello, this event will often times cause severe swelling associated with a possible airway closure. Go to an er asap.
Dr. Reena Gupta
19 years experience Dentistry
Treat symptoms: Lots of herbal remedies available..See your medical professional.

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
47 years experience Dermatology
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
25 years experience Psychiatry
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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Wasp Sting: Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with credit card. Clean area with soap & warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. increments; alternating ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Novick
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
19 years experience Dermatology
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
A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Wasp sting: Sorry to hear and know it really hurts. Apply cold compress and call you Dr. office for advice. They know you best.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Blair
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Topical steroid ointment such as hydrocortisone should help reduce itching.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I don't think so: I have not heard of that. But i would not try to temp a bee to sting me just to test it out. Both cause a release of histamines - so you are likely ju ... Read More

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