A 38-year-old member asked:
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my ankles are swollen up to my thigh. would an epipen (epinephrine) help me if i was stung around the throat area by a bee?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
I think best : To be checked by a doctor if time permits.
Answered on Jun 26, 2014
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Probably not: See your doctor for evaluation. The bee sting is probably not connected to you swelling.
Answered on Aug 3, 2014

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