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Can a bee sting on the finger cause swollen eyes after 2 days?

Can a bee sting on the finger cause swollen eyes after 2 days?

No: Reactions that cause symptoms removed from the site of the sting are allergic, and allergic reactions to stings take place within seconds to a few minutes, although symptoms an hour or two later might occur. Not two days. ...Read more

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Should i worry if my eyes are puffy and swollen due to a bee sting on my scalp?

Should i worry if my eyes are puffy and swollen due to a bee sting on my scalp?

Bee sting: Bee stings can cause an anaphylactic reaction (swollen eyes, swollen throat sensation, difficulty swallowing). Be sure you do not have any of these other symptoms. Otherwise: cold ice packs, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (if not other medical contraindications). ...Read more

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Bee sting on my thumb from two days ago won't stop hurting, feels stiff and slightly swollen?

Stick it out: This is not an allergic reaction. You're having a significant toxic reaction to the sting, but it will go away. The only other thing to watch for is redness or pus; if the area becomes hot and red, and the area of redness keeps growing, you may have an infection of the skin, since the stinger usually pushes bacteria into the skin during the sting. You need to see your doctor and start antibiotics. ...Read more

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I received 5 bee stings in head area. My left eye continues to swell at night 6 days later. What should I do?

I received 5 bee stings in head area.  My left eye continues to swell at night 6 days later.  What should I do?

See doctor?: If the eye swelling is obscuring your vision or bothersome to you cosmetically, ask your doctor for a Rx (steroid). Have you tried antihistamine yet? If not, it 's worth a try. If the stings are truly from the bees, i would expect the problem to resolve in another week. The unusual feature is that the lid only swells at night and thus there may be possibly another cause for it. ...Read more

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I got a bee sting and it was swollen for a week and it was very itchy, could i be allergic to bee stings?

I got a bee sting and it was swollen for a week and it was very itchy, could i be allergic to bee stings?

Management: Your symptoms indicate a mild allergic reaction. If stung again, you may develop a similar or worse reaction. I have attached a link for more information: http://www.webmd.com/allergies/guide/insect-stings For mild itchiness, an anti histamine is usually part of the management. ...Read more

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Should I go to urgent care for bee sting? It has 20 hrs and it is still swollen . The pain is replaced with extreme itchiness

Should I go to urgent care for bee sting? It has 20 hrs and it is still swollen . The pain is replaced with extreme itchiness

This sounds like a: very normal reaction to bee sting. If the area becomes hot or appears to be infected then seek medical care. In the meantime an antihistamine like benedryl and cool compresses will probably help. ...Read more

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