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Johnson Creek, WI
A 29-year-old female asked:

I got stung on back of neck at the er doc used a medical word that started with a p and gave me more epi my tongue was swelling and mouth i used epi ?

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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Are your sure it: That the word began with a "P". It sounds like you were suffering from bee envenomation related "angioedema", which is commonly treated with epinephrine, steroids, and antihistamine therapy.
Last updated Apr 21, 2015

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