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got stung by a wasp a day ago. my arm is very itchy and swollen. should i be worried orgo tothe doctor?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Wasps: Seek medical care for allergic reaction in which there is swelling of > 4 inches, nausea, GI cramps, diarrhea.
Answered on Oct 3, 2014

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