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what kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for bee stings?

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
A few: Bee stings may be treated with oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and a paste made from a mixture of baking soda and meat tenderizer.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends,?? Rxn??: Bee stings can be simple issues that most can ignore.If the stinger remains scrape sideways to remove it & any trailing bee tissue that may have more venom. A cold compress decreases local pain, antihistamines can reduce swelling or itching. Major sting reactions can start with progressive swelling, abdominal pain, cough, difficulty breathing. If so a 911 call/er visit/e[pinephrine would be needed.
Answered on Aug 20, 2018
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
if you've shown severe reactions to bee stings in the past, your doc can prescribe an Epi-pen for immediate use after a sting to give you time to get emergency services. Do NOT try driving yourself to ER; call ambulance.
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