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I got a bee sting! will my skin health be affected?

I got a bee sting! will my skin health be affected?

No: Your skin will be fine in a few days. Initially, you will have a red, itchy bruise but this will go away. Just don't pick the blister or subsequent scab and don't scratch. Those actions can cause a scar and infection. If you're allergic to bee stings or pollen, however, see your doctor because you may get a more involved localized reaction. ...Read more

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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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If I got bee sting shots, will I test negative on a skin test?

If I got bee sting shots, will I test negative on a skin test?

Possibly yes: This is seen more frequently in hymenoptera models (insects) but not in aeroallergen (pollens, danders, etc). ...Read more

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stung by a bee? Stinger not in skin but redness around stung area bee sting was yesterday at what time if red not have fad should start to worry

stung by a bee? Stinger not in skin but redness around stung area bee sting was yesterday at what time if red not have fad should start to worry

If red just at the: bite sight then it may take up to a week or 2 to go away. If the redness spreads or you get hives or trouble breathing seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Can lotrel (amlodipine and benazepril) be affected by a bee sting?

Can lotrel (amlodipine and benazepril) be affected by a bee sting?

Unclear: Not sure what you are asking but your blood pressure can definitely be effected by a bee sting, especially if you have a history of being allergic. The sting itself is transient and if you don't have a reaction then your BP medications should be unaffected? Certain blood pressure medications like beta-blockers can reduce the effects of rescue meds like epinephrine should you have anaphylaxis. ...Read more

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I pulled a Deer Tick off me today it had just bitten into my skin and hurt like a bee sting Do I need to see a doctor?

I pulled a Deer Tick off me today it had just bitten into my skin and hurt like a bee sting Do I need to see a doctor?

Prob not: Make sure you pulled the head of the tick out of the skin and ask you doc next steps. You can treat ahead of any symptoms and skin changes or just wait, but I would recommend treatment with doxycycline only if 1) not pregnant, or lactating, 2) attached for > or = to 36 hrs, and 3) identified as an adult or nymph stage deer tick... ...Read more

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If my skin blisters from a bee sting, does it mean i'm allergic to bee stings?

No: Allergic reactions to bee stings are characterized by symptoms away from the site of the sting. If all of the reaction to a sting - blisters, swelling, redness - are all directly connected to the site of the sting, it's a large local reaction. If you get stung on the foot and get hives on your arms, or your throat swells or you start to wheeze - those are allergic reactions. See an allergist. ...Read more

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What could cause a slightly raised, skin colored circle to just appear on my face that looks like a bee sting 2 days ago. No itching, burning...

What could cause a slightly raised, skin colored circle to just appear on my face that looks like a bee sting 2 days ago. No itching, burning...

Many possibilities: Without being able to see this and examine the lesion it is very difficult if not impossible to diagnose. Suggest you show this to your family doctor or to a dermatologist and have it diagnosed appropriately. Good luck. ...Read more

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What kind of bee stings make a blister on the skin?

What kind of bee stings make a blister on the skin?

Infection: Usually a blister means infection, not a sting. Stings can and do become infected. It would be best to have it seen. Infections usually need oral antibiotics to keep them from spreading. ...Read more

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What to do for bee sting?

What to do for bee sting?

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

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