A 45-year-old member asked:
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how long is it supposed to it take for a wasp sting to stop hurting?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
24 to 72 hours: Uncomplicated sting - usually 24 to 72 hours.
Answered on Aug 27, 2016

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Usually: Most often the pain resolves within 24 to 72 hours.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
About a week: It will taper down over a week or so. If it itches, consider taking antihistamine.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Immediate: If you are going to have a reaction it is usually immediate.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sting: Uncomplicated - pain will usually resolve in 24 to 72 hours.

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