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Doctor insights on: Can A Bee Sting Cause Chest Pain

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Yes I was stung by a bee on my left big toe yesterday now I'm having chest pains that are sharp. I never had an allergic reaction to a bee sting?

Yes I was stung by a bee on my left big toe yesterday now I'm having chest pains that are sharp. I never had an allergic reaction to a bee sting?

Allergic reaction: Symptoms of allergic reaction to a bee sting include swelling at site of sting, hives, swelling of lips, tongue and face, wheeze or difficulty breathing. Chest pain is not a usual symptom of allergic reaction. Seek out medical attention if chest pain is persisting more than an hour. ...Read more

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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What would cause me to have continued like a bee sting puncture, in almost center of my chest & over little to right?

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

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My daughter got stung by a honey bee on her chest yesterday and its still red and really swollen. This her secound bee sting what does it mean?

Bee sting : A bee sting area often appears red and swollen. Applying ice and Hydrocortisone cream may help improve the area. If the area worsens or fever develops , or difficulty breathing develops , it requires immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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Does extreme stress and anxiety cause chest pain/stinging?

Does extreme stress and anxiety cause chest pain/stinging?

Yes, it can: Acute anxiety can cause many things including Panic Attacks. These can have a lot of distressing affects on the physical body. These are so serious and distressing that some people go to the ER thinking they are having a heart attack. It is important to learn techniques to prevent the attacks from progressing to that level ...Read more

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What causes chest pain, sharp, stinging nerve-like pain in upper left chest extending to abdomen? Brief but strong, occurring over last 3 days?

What causes chest pain, sharp, stinging nerve-like pain in upper left chest extending to abdomen? Brief but strong, occurring over last 3 days?

Causes and mechanism: Many potential causes of such symptoms but the same mechanism -- when the chest pain is sharp and fleeting, stinging or electrifying, can be at varying intensities -- it is caused by irritation of the nervous network in the chest wall. The nervous system is rather like the body's own electrical system -- so the sensation is indeed electrifying. The most common cause is a simple chest wall strain. ...Read more

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I have a stinging chest pain, what causes the pain?

I have a stinging chest pain, what causes the pain?

See a doctor now: Chest pain needs to be taken seriously. Even atypical sided chest pain can mean a blocked blood vessel in your heart and can have serious consequences. Other possible causes are Reflux, inflammation of the food pipe (oesophagitis), chest infection, a clot in your lung and so on. You need to see your doctor immediately ...Read more

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I just notic a bone on the left side of my chest under the connection of the Collarbone and manubrium. No pain, and I believe it came after bee stings?

Prominent cartilage?: May be a prominent costochondral cartilage. The beesting was probably coincidental although there may be a small persistent scar over the area from a resolved bite reaction from the sting as another possibility. Or there may be some other abnormality. Best here to be examined by a doctor licensed in your area - this should be able to sort through the possibilities to make a diagnosis. Good luc ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more