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Is the poison harmful,even tho i'm not allergic to bee sting?

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Not usually: Allergic reaction is the most common of the serious complications to beestings. There is the possibility however of the poison causing a local bite reaction which can be severe or leading to an infection as a complication as the sting can breach the skin. Recommend examination by a doctor to sort through these possibilities and urgently if worsening pain, fevers, feeling unwell.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
If not allergic: you may still experience pain, redness and mild localized swelling. For infection or allergic reactions - medical tx is recommended.
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