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Bee Sting Like Pain In Leg
Stung by bee?: Is it possible it is a bee sting? Or other insect bite? I would imagine if you injured yourself you would of mentioned that. Try putting ice on the area and see if pain subsides. ...Read more
Immediate to late: Most often it is immediate to have an anaphylactic reaction sometimes it may take a few minutes. It all depends on how quickly the 'venom' or chemical mediators are released. ...Read more
The bottom of my foot is swollen from a bee sting, now my leg is hurting should I go to the doctors?
I got a bee sting on my toe now my foot and entire leg is swollen. It has been 19 hours now. It's progressively getting worse?
Can bee stings make your whole leg swell, even if you're not allergic? I got stung by a bee medial to my left knee about 36 hours ago, I never saw the bee, I just had to assume by my symptoms that it was a bee. The sting has been swelling non-stop since I
Yes: Large local reactions are a bit more worrisome. Say u r stung on the ankle, if the swelling goes up to the hip then the person really should see an allergist for testing. Especially since most people almost never know what stung them. It is important, though, to wait 6 weeks after this sting for testing. ...Read more
Approx 11 bee stings between 2 legs yesterday. Today they are very painful should this be concern to see a doctor or will pain go away. I am also diabetic and wondering if that could cause any complications
Yes: You should be evaluated by a physician for symptomatic relief and to make sure they do not become infected. ...Read more
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.
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At night sometimes I get a pain in my thigh that feel like a bee sting when I'm sleep then it's leave? What causes that?
Think about this:
If it's on the lateral upper thigh, think about a condition called meralgia paresthetica. This is a mild neuropathy caused by compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. It could cause symptoms like this on the thigh. It is often relieved by avoiding tight belts or losing weight etc.
Where is the feeling, and how long does it last? ...Read more
Tricky Bees-ness.: You should be cautiously concerned. Apply a towel wrapped ice bag to the sting area. Make sure the stinger is out and clean the sting site with soap and water. Ibuprofen might help with the pain and inflammation. If there is a history of this type of reaction with bee stings, then be prepared to deal with any escalation of symptoms by visiting the urgent care. ...Read more
Can I get cellulitis from a bee sting and how is it differntiated from the sting itself? It is next to scare from knee replacement very red
Difficult to say: You need to have it evaluated. The negative consequences from an infected total knee replacement are immense. Although it can happen, at times redness from a sting is a local reaction as opposed to cellulitis, but I would not gamble. Be seen to be sure and to get appropriate treatment. ...Read more
6 weeks ago I jumped on up the stairs on my right foot. I now have a bee sting feeling in my shin when I put pressure on it. What could it be?
Right lower back feels like a bee stinging me and throbbing down back of my right leg. What could this be? Thanks
Sciatica: Sounds like you're describing sciatic which can be caused by ruptured or herniated disk irritating nerve. As long as no muscle weakness or loss of bladder/bowel control, most patients get better in 4-6wks. If pain is too much, acetaminophen, Ibuprofen (or naproxen) & sometimes steroids like Prednisone can help. Xrays & ct scans don't help much. Check out choosingwisely. Org re http://goo. Gl/fuaew8. ...Read more
When I walk within 10mins my legs swell up and turn bright red and it feels like hundreds of bees are stinging me, help! ?
Seek medical care: This is not normal. It should be evaluated by a physician. This is very rare at your age. Seek medical evaluation soon. ...Read more
I've been having bee sting like pain that lasts only a few seconds and it comes and goes. Its only on the bottom of my feet. What can it be?
I have get a bee sting like pain in the soul of my foot whenever I walk, but I don't know what it is. How can I get rid of the pain?
Sole Searching.: Relieving the pain is best accomplished by finding it's cause. Knowing a more precise location as well as the size of the involved area would help. The potential causes could include nerve irritation, foreign body and even tearing of deep soft tissue structures. The best way for you to resolve this would be to have you foot evaluated by an experienced foot specialist. ...Read more
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
Can be difficult to: Tell the difference. The tell tale signs of infection may be seen from the sting and venom injection itself and may not actually bee :) an infection. Redness, pain, increased warmth and swelling are the tell tale signs of an infection. You may see fever as well. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) usually offers some relief to a bee sting...I recommend you see your doctor asap if you have a concern. ...Read more
What would cause me to have continued like a bee sting puncture, in almost center of my chest & over little to right?
How long?: How long has this been there? Can you account for it by trauma or abrasion (rubbing)? Is it an actual spot on your chest, or the feeling of pain like a bee sting? ...Read more
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
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
Immidiate and later:
Call 911 if you have
1 trouble breathing
2feeling faint or dizzy
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
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
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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