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what to do for a wasp sting on the foot

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Wasp Sting: Clean area w soap & warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. increments (10 on/10 off). Can try Tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin or motrin for pain or Ben ... Read More
Dr. Joseph Gutman
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Please...: Vist a Dr. ASAP, you might be developing an infection. You also need a tetanus shut
Dr. Ayyaz Shah
27 years experience Dermatology
Wasp: For the condition to have worsened to the degree that you are not able to walk is a sign that you should see a health care provider as you may need st ... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Discoloration : Yes, not unusual. Good Luck
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Allergic reaction: The appropriate treatment would be oral antihistamines and cool soaks to the foot , that should cause the swelling to disappear
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Don't worry.: Any time you have damage to the skin you may be left with an area of darker pigmentation or sometimes even lighter pigmentation. A bite from a wasp wi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
22 years experience Family Medicine
Ice and elevate: Sounds like this is a reaction to the sting. I'd recommend ice, elevating your foot, using nsaids (like ibuprofen), and benadryl (diphenhydramine).
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A female asked:
Dr. Chi Nguyen
24 years experience Pediatrics
Ice and Zyrtec.: Ice it to reduce itching, pain and swelling. Do not scratch it. Take Zyrtec to counter act the allergic reaction. See a doctor if it is not better.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
TLC: Clean area with soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 minute increments; alternating 10 on ; 10 off. Try a bag of cold peas. You can take meds like tyl ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Novick
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See below: Most people who are stung by bees just get a red, swollen iitchy "bump" in the area...Washing it right away..Using ice...Applying cortisone cream and ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ice/ baking soda: Clean area with soap ; warm water. Apply ice (bag of frozen peas) in 10 min. Increments; alternating 10 on ; 10 off. You can take meds like tylenol ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Swelling return: 2 possible causes of that swelling could be a small hematoma(blood collection from bleeding from the bite) or an early collection of pus which would u ... Read More

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