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Bee Sting Infection Symptoms
Bee sting still itching badly after 8 days. No visible stinger left. No signs of infection. What should I do?
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Do I have a bee sting infection? been 3 days and still itches a lot. is turning purple and sting site is whiteish and slightly raised. also warmer.
Bell venom allergy: It's much more likely that you're allergic to the venom the bee injected into you. Itching is a hallmark of allergy - and if the area is inflamed like that, it's probably all allergy. I would try putting some ice on it (10 min on, 10 min off), take some benadryl or other antihistamine every 6 to 8 hours and see what happens. If you develop a fever, or the rash area extends, you need to show a doc. ...Read more
????????????????: It is not clear what you are asking.If the kid had an allergic reaction to the med it could be immediate, or show up as a rash or digestive problems within a few days.If you are looking for something specific, please start over and be specific.This is not a chat room and questions are not linked. ...Read more
How severe? where?: Local symptoms from stings can often last several days. Secondary infections from stings can also occur. If you are having hives, breathing problems, or severe swelling, you need to see an allergist immediately for treatment. Once your symptoms resolve, you should be tested to see if you have bee sting allergy. ...Read more
It could start: Immediately after the sting.Get a more detailed answer ›
Possibly: If you took a medication like benedryl and it is wearing off, the symptoms may become more apparent. ...Read more
Sweat bee sting caused swelling, dizziness, cold sweats and nausea, but no SOA. Symptoms releaved in 1-2 hours. Normal reaction or something worse.
Concerning ..: The symptoms you describe are more suggestive of a severe reaction to bee venom and possible bee venom allergy. Because of the severity of symptoms, I would encourage you to seek input from your primary care doctor, as they may refer you to an allergist for bee venom allergy testing. Remember, your next reaction to a bee sting could be even worse if this is a true allergy. Best of luck. ...Read more
No: But if you are having a severe reaction, this could be part of it. ...Read more
I have been experiencing what feels like bee stings on top of my right foot. No other symptoms. Is this a sign for something serious?
Probably not: Probably not but you could see your doctor to make sure. ...Read more
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