A 17-year-old female asked:
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i have a bee sting from yesterday, it was my first bee sting, i don't know how it's supposed to look!

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Dr. Syed Aziz
Dr. Syed Aziz answered
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Relax: You need reassurance
Answered on Sep 5, 2017
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bee stings: Most often a bee sting causes localized pain, swelling, itching & redness of the site.
Answered on Sep 5, 2020

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If red just at the: bite sight then it may take up to a week or 2 to go away. If the redness spreads or you get hives or trouble breathing seek medical attention.
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