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Bee stings cause blisters on feet?

Bee stings cause blisters on feet?

It's possible: It's possible that bee stings cause blister on feet, particularly if you are stung there and have a severe reaction to them. It also can be secondary to a more serious condition of anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction). ...Read more

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What kind of bee stings make a blister on the skin?

What kind of bee stings make a blister on the skin?

Infection: Usually a blister means infection, not a sting. Stings can and do become infected. It would be best to have it seen. Infections usually need oral antibiotics to keep them from spreading. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a bee sting is swollen and blistered?

What does it mean when a bee sting is swollen and blistered?

Common: You can rub in cortisone. Prescription cortisones are more potent, much more effective, than otc. ...Read more

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How common is it to get blisters after a bee sting?

How common is it to get blisters after a bee sting?

It can happen but: Most people are more likely to have a pink, swollen lesion vice a blister. Monitor for signs of infection - ^ swelling, ^ redness, ^ pain, pus like drainage, ^ tenderness, red streaks. Get care for signs of infection. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a blister around a bee sting?

What does it mean when you have a blister around a bee sting?

Not much.: A blister is a normal variant, even if it looks a bit extreme. If it's not bothering you, and you're breathing fine, then just leave it alone. It's not something to be too concerened about if there are no other problems. ...Read more

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If my skin blisters from a bee sting, does it mean I'm allergic to bee stings?

If my skin blisters from a bee sting, does it mean I'm allergic to bee stings?

No: Allergic reactions to bee stings are characterized by symptoms away from the site of the sting. If all of the reaction to a sting - blisters, swelling, redness - are all directly connected to the site of the sting, it's a large local reaction. If you get stung on the foot and get hives on your arms, or your throat swells or you start to wheeze - those are allergic reactions. See an allergist. ...Read more

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Small red raised areas/blisters on scalp. Mostly at the crown area. Cluster. Started out like bee sting when touched fluid was there. Pin head in si?

Small red raised areas/blisters on scalp. Mostly at the crown area. Cluster. Started out like bee sting when touched fluid was there. Pin head in si?

Scalp lesion: This may be an infection e.g. A staph infection. You need medical attention. See your doctor for examination. Meanwhile use a medication neosporin oint on area three times per day until you can be seen, as soon as possible. Go to walk in clinic if you cannot see your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do for bee sting?

What to do for bee sting?

Use EpiPEN, (epinephrine) go to ER: You may have no problem with this, but if you have an allergy or you think you do, my advice is to get to an er asap. They will give you Epinephrine so you don't go into anaphylactic shock, which can close your airway and kill you. After this episode is over, you might want to see your doctor and get an epipen, (epinephrine) which is a shot of Epinephrine you can give yourself quick if this happens again. ...Read more

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What to do for a bee sting?

What to do for a bee sting?

See below: If no allergy to bee sting then use ice over the area and apply cortisone cream for swelling and itching. ...Read more

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What should I do for bee sting?

Depends: If a person has a severe allergic reaction, call 911 and be treated in the er. To determine who needs to be seen by an allergist go to my blog: http://www. Familyallergyasthmacare. Com/2013/09/i-was-stung-and-had-a-reaction-do-i-need-to-see-an-allergist/. ...Read more

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What does a bee sting feel like?

What does a bee sting feel like?

Bee sting: It's usually painful unless you've been stung frequently and developed immunity to the components in the fluid associated with the sting. As a beekeeper I usually get stung each spring, and it is painful until my immunity kicks in. You can decreased the pain if you rub and freshly cut slice of onion over the sting after you've scraped out the stinger. ...Read more

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Describe the features of a bee sting.?

Ouch!: A bee sting can hurt and swell. Be sure to remove the stinger. Apply ice. Take an allergy pill. ...Read more

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How to treat a bee sting.

How to treat a bee sting.

Immidiate and later: Call 911 if you have
1 trouble breathing
2feeling faint or dizzy
3hives
4swollen tongue
5history of severe allergy of insect sting and use epi pen if it was prescribed by your physician
if no secere allergy symptoms
scrape the area with finger nail or tweezers to remove the stinger
do not pinch the stinger as it can inject venom
ice the area
take antihistamine (benadryl)
tylenol/motrin for pain. ...Read more

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What is the cure for a bee sting?

What is the cure for a bee sting?

Bee sting: Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with credit card. Clean area with soap & warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments; alternating 10 on & 10 off. You can take tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make a paste of 2 parts baking soda & 1 part water & apply. Or you can apply a meat tenderizer poultice to the area. Throat, airway, mouth swelling? Call 911! ...Read more

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What are the risks from a bee sting?

Usually mild symptms: Most people who are stung by bees just get a red, swollen itchy "bump" in the area...Wshing it right away. Using ice...Applying cortisone cream and taking an antihistamine usually provides relief.
If you have bee sting allergy you can have more serious symptoms (hives all over, asthma, trouble breathing etc.) if you have these see an allergist asap. ...Read more

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How is a bee sting allergy treated?

How is a bee sting allergy treated?

Depends on type rxn: Oral antihistamines; topical anti-inflammatory creams/ointments like hydrocortisone/calamine/benadryl; oral steroids; and sometime Epinephrine via injection. ...Read more

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How to treat pain from bee sting on tongue?

How to treat pain from bee sting on tongue?

Variety of ways: Most common is to mix baking soda and water together into a paste and put it on the sting area. Make sure you have removed the stinger too! An old indian remedy is put the cut side of an onion on the spot. You can also use orajel, that will numb the area and help with the pain. Hope this gives you a few ideas! Wishing you a fast recovery! ...Read more

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When should I go to a doctor for a bee sting?

Systemic Reaction: Localized swelling, pain, and redness around the site of a sting is a normal reaction. You should see an Allergist for venom skin testing if you have ever been stung by a bee and developed any systemic symptoms including generalized itchy skin rash, hives, swelling, anaphylaxis, wheezing, throat closure, joint swelling, dizziness or loss of conciousness. These could be signs that you are allergic. ...Read more

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How to diagnose a bee sting allergy in yourself?

How to diagnose a bee sting allergy in yourself?

Venom testing: If one has an allergic reaction to bee sting then venom skin testing and / or venom blood testing is indicated. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for a bee sting (honey bee)?

What is the best remedy for a bee sting (honey bee)?

Not so fast: I agree with everything that dr. Novick says about bee sting allergy or anaphylaxis - except the way he said it. If stung by a bee, wasp, hornet, yellow jacket, or fire ant you experience hives all over the body, difficulty breathing, nausea, vomiting, dizziness or loss of consciousness call 911 or go to the nearest er. After acute symptoms have subsided an allergist can test you for bee allergy. ...Read more

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If you have bee sting allergy should you avoid hiking?

Not necessarily: Bee sting allergy is potentially very serious. Stings can occur anywhere and anytime. One needs to decide whether a particular activity is a reasonable to undertake given one's medical condition. ...Read more

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Bee sting swollen and pain right up my arm, what to do?

Bee sting swollen and pain right up my arm, what to do?

Remove stinger ASAP: By scraping along edge of skin w credit card. Clean area w soap & warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments (10 on/10 off). Can try Tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make paste of 2 parts baking soda & 1 part water & apply. Need tetanus shot every 10 years. Throat, airway, mouth swelling or difficulty breathing? Call 911! Seek medical care for milder allergic > ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: bee sting allergy?

What is the definition or description of: bee sting allergy?

Reaction on sting: A bee sting allergy is an immune response after being stung by a bee. An allergic reaction can also occur after being stung by a paper wasp, yellow jacket, yellow hornet, and white faced hornets. A reaction can include swelling, hives, cough, wheeze, nausea, belly pain, vomiting, fall in blood pressure and loss of consciousness. Blood and skin testing can diagnose this allergy. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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What can cause a bee sting turn black and blue like a bruise?

What can cause a bee sting turn black and blue like a bruise?

Painful hematoma: The stinger may have injured/punctured a superficial blood vessel that bled locally causing the hematoma (bruise). Ice, elevation, decreased use, and minimal compression (ace wrap) should help improve your pain and bruising from a local hematoma. If symptoms do not improve in a day or two, seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Week and a half old bee sting swollen and red and itchy. Normal?

Maybe: Have the spot checked...I am concerned there can be a retained insect part causing all this inflammation. Alternatively some people just react strongly to bites. Try an otc Hydrocortisone and ice the area. ...Read more

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Is there a number one doctor-recommended solution to a bee sting?

Remedies: Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with credit card. Clean area with soap & warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments; alternating 10 on & 10 off. You can take tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make a paste of 2 parts baking soda & 1 part water & apply. Or you can apply a meat tenderizer poultice to the area. Throat, airway, mouth swelling? Call 911! ...Read more

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Bee sting swollen and pain right up my arm, what do you recommend?

Barb removed yet?: Clean with soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 minute increments; alternating 10 on ; 10 off. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make a paste of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water ; apply. If it has been > 10 years since your last tetanus shot – get it updated. If swelling is diameter is > 4 inches then you could have a mild allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Is itnormal for your lymph node to be slighly swollen after a bee sting?

Depends: It usually depends on patient sensitivity to the sting. Recommend a medical visit to evaluate and prescribe medications if necessary. ...Read more

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Can you take zyrtec (cetirizine) 10 mg 2 times a day for a severe bee sting?

Not recommended: Dosage of zyrtec (cetirizine) is 10 mg daily. This dosage has not changed since it went from prescription only to over the counter. Sometimes doctors allow a larger dose "off label" if the weight of a patient is much heavier than the average adult or has been demonstrated to be a rapid metabolizer. If you are trying to control the itch and swelling, cold compresses and elevation will be very helpful. ...Read more

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How can you know if you have a bee sting allergy if you have never been stung?

How can you know if you have a bee sting allergy if you have never been stung?

One does not know: Bee sting allergy is diagnosed after an individual is stung, has an allergic reaction and skin testing and/or blood testing verifies the offending allergen. ...Read more

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What is the time frame for a person to go into anaphylactic shock after a bee sting?

Varies: The time from a sting until a patient has a systemic allergic reaction varies from very briskly to an hour or more. ...Read more

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Can an anaphylactic reaction occur days after the allergens? For example a bee sting?

Can an anaphylactic reaction occur days after the allergens? For example a bee sting?

No: Anaphylaxis means a severe or life threatening allergic reaction. Regardless, an allergic reaction to a bee sting would happen within seconds. Minutes tops. There may be mild or no reaction to the first sting, but you can become sensitized so that a second sting can cause a severe reaction. If you swallow an allergen the reaction may be delayed several hours max for a type 1 hypersensitivity rxn. ...Read more

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Calcium deposit in thigh area little bups on each thigh area to touch one feels like a bee sting?

Calcium deposit in thigh area little bups on each thigh area to touch one feels like a bee sting?

Calcinosis: Have you had an CT, or an MRI for diagnostic purposes?
Calcium deposits can occur when calcium that is not absorbed into the bones forms a mass in the soft tissues. This is often referred to as calcinosis, and it can be quite painful. You can treat this condition at home by applying an ice pack to and exercising the afflicted area. Severe cases may need medication or surgery.
Take over the counter ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

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