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Is bee sting on tongue dangerous?

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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Bee Sting (Definition)

A bee sting is when you are stung by a bee. Not meant to sound sarcastic. The bee inserts a tiny stinger into your skin. This can release venom per say and can introduce bacteria into the skin which can cause an infection. Some people are highly allergic to bee stings and can develop serious and even deadly reactions. Not meant to scare you but this can be serious. Please ...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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What to do with bee sting?

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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Can a bee sting make you sick the next day?

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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Describe the features of a bee sting.?

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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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 to do with a bee sting?

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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What do do for a bee sting besides ice?

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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How long does dizzyness last after bee sting?

How long does dizzyness last after bee sting?

Unless you : Hyperventilated from fear - dizziness isn't one of the standard non-allergic symptoms. Normal sting symptoms may include pain, itching, swelling, redness ; tenderness of the affected area. Milder allergic reactions: swelling of > 4 inches (baseball), nausea, GI cramps, diarrhea. Severe allergic reactions may present with swelling of tongue, mouth, lips or throat; difficulty swallowing ; breathing. ...Read more

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How do I treat a bee sting (bumble)?

How do I treat a bee sting (bumble)?

Multistep: 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, short of breath – call 911. ...Read more

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Stings (Definition)

Stings can come from different sources. Insect stings such as a honey bee is one of the most familiar. Sting by fish in water is another common experience many of ...Read more


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