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Yellow jacket stung my ear

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Dr. Mark Lubienski
Thoracic Surgery 37 years experience
Get exam: a week is aliterate long. Is the stinger still in your ear? Should be examined to prevent permanent damage to ear cartilage I.e. Cauliflower ear. As y... Read More

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Unrelated: Probably coincidental but unrelated. Swilling in front of ear, however, should be evaluated immediately. Please see your GP or go to an Urgent Care ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Reactive node: Likely a reactive lymph node. Should resolve. If it continues to progress see MD soon.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yellow Jacket: Clean area with soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments; alternating 10 on ; 10 off. You can take tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motri... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yellow jacket: 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
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Dr. Tracy Sinha
Allergy and Immunology 53 years experience
local or genera: If local reaction put copper penny on t, take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and caladryl lotion. If general reaction Epipen right away ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Don't usually need : To see doctor if uncomplicated.Clean area with soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments; alternating 10 on ; 10 off. You can take tylenol, (... Read More
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mgt: Watch for signs of infection such as drainage and redness. In the meantime, an antihistamine may relieve itching.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Depends on severity: Of rxn. Swelling from a large local reaction can last for 48 hours up to one week.
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Dr. Bradford Romans
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Directly apply Soy: sauce to the sting for immediate relief.Watch it over the next few days for the development of secondary infection.Use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if s... Read More
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Dr. David Higgs
Emergency Medicine 13 years experience
Probably normal.: the concern would be infection, which doesn't seem likely from your description. signs of infection are worsening pain, redness, warmth of the skin, ... Read More

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