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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Is bee sting on tongue dangerous?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Is bee sting on tongue dangerous?

It could be : Dangerous if there is significant swelling of the tongue or surrounding air way. If this occurred it could prevent a person from breathing. For throat, airway, mouth swelling or any difficulty breathing >call 911! ...Read more

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Dr. Alexander Gamber
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How to treat pain from bee sting on tongue?

Dr. Alexander Gamber
Board Certified, Dentistry
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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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Dr. Katharine Cox
Board Certified, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
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Bee sting on tongue. happened 6 hours ago. Only put ice on it. For a short minute. But hurts like a canker sore but worse. And swollen. help?

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Bee sting on tongue. happened 6 hours ago. Only put ice on it. For a short minute. But hurts like a canker sore but worse. And swollen. help?

Bee sting: What a horrible spot to get stung. Take a dose of Benadryl and be checked as your tongue is part of your airway. All the best. ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
5 years in practice
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Honey bee sting on my tongue when I was child that time I didn't care but now in that area it created one boblu like pimple so what to do ?

Dr. Corey Clay
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Honey bee sting on my tongue when I was child that time I didn't care but now in that area it created one boblu like pimple so what to do ?

Unrelated: No reason to believe that a bubble like lesion on the tongue is related to the prior bee sting. The lesion should resolve within 5-10 days. If not, a physician can examine it. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Woods
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23 years in practice
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What to do with bee sting?

Dr. Joseph Woods
Board Certified, Pathology
23 years in practice
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What to do with bee sting?

Use EpiPEN, 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, which is a shot of Epinephrine you can give yourself quick if this happens again. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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Can a bee sting make you sick the next day?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
Can a bee sting make you sick the next day?

If you had an: Allergic rxn that would be possible. Allergic symptoms: wheezing, chest tightness, coughing, shortness of breath, throat tightness, slurring of speech, hoarseness, difficult swallowing, weakness, fainting, mental confusion, hives or swelling of lips, tongue, throat or mouth. ...Read more

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Dr. Francine Yep
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Describe the features of a bee sting.?

Dr. Francine Yep
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Board Certified, Podiatry
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What to do for a bee sting?

Dr. Arnold Beresh
Board Certified, Podiatry
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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What to do with a bee sting?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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What to do with a bee sting?

A bunch of things: Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with a credit card. Clean area with soap & warm water. Apply ice in 10 minute increments; alternating 10 on & 10 off. Try a bag of cold peas. You can take meds like tylenol, Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make a paste of 2 parts baking soda & 1 part water & apply. Throat, airway or tongue swelling – call 911. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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What do do for a bee sting besides ice?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped

Bee sting: Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with a credit card. Clean area with soap & warm water. Apply ice in 10 minute increments; alternating 10 on & 10 off. Try a bag of cold peas. You can take meds like tylenol, Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make a paste of 2 parts baking soda & 1 part water & apply. Throat, airway or tongue swelling – call 911. ...Read more

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