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Got stung by a honey bee on toe 2 days ago and foot is swollen. Got tetanus shot and medications yesterday but became purplish today. Is it normal?

Got stung by a honey bee on toe 2 days ago and foot is swollen. Got tetanus shot and medications yesterday but became purplish today. Is it normal?

No: No, I would not say it is normal. It may be just related to the sting, but you may also be developing an infection in that area. I would not hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a honey bee sting on my finger and I have swelling as well as burning?

What is the treatment for a honey bee sting on my finger and I have swelling as well as burning?

Tx: Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with a credit card. Clean with soap & warm water. Apply ice in 10 minute. Increments; alternating 10 on & 10 off. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make a paste of 2 parts baking soda & 1 part water & apply. Or you can apply a meat tenderizer poultice to the area. Throat, airway or tongue swelling – call 911. ...Read more

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Can Honey bee brandy wine used medically?

Can Honey bee brandy wine used medically?

I couldn't hurt: Probably of NO PROVEN Benefit...but it sounds delicious!

Hope this helps

L'chaim (to LIFE)

Dr Z ...Read more

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You have been stung by honey-bee. What home remedy can you use?

You have been stung by honey-bee. What home remedy can you use?

Remove stinger ASAP: By scraping along edge of skin w credit card. Clean area w soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments (10 on/10 off). Can try tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make paste of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water ; apply. Need tetanus shot every 10 years. Throat, airway, mouth swelling or difficulty breathing? Call 911! ...Read more

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How long does a honey bee sting last for? 2 days? 4 days? More?

How long does a honey bee sting last for?  2 days?  4 days?  More?

Intense pain : Starts to dissipate in minutes ; by a couple hours the pain intensity is markedly reduced. Pain goes from sharp to dull and is usually resolved within 3 days or so. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for a bee sting (honey bee)?

What is the best remedy for a bee sting (honey bee)?

Not so fast: I agree with everything that dr. Novick says about bee sting allergy or anaphylaxis — except the way he said it. If stung by a bee, wasp, hornet, yellow jacket, or fire ant you experience hives all over the body, difficulty breathing, nausea, vomiting, dizziness or loss of consciousness call 911 or go to the nearest er. After acute symptoms have subsided an allergist can test you for bee allergy. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Honey bee allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Honey bee allergy?

Venomous insect: A honey bee is a type of venomous stinging insect. Allergy to its sting can cause itching all over body), hives, swelling, difficulty breathing, coughing, wheezing, nausea/vomiting, low blood pressure, and passing out. If you have ever had any of these symptoms after being stung, see an allergist for further evaluation. If itching or swelling just localized to sting — likely not allergy. ...Read more

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How to get rid of leg swelling bit by a honey bee?

How to get rid of leg swelling bit by a honey bee?

Remove stinger ASAP: By scraping along edge of skin w credit card. Clean area w soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments (10 on/10 off). Can try tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make paste of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water ; apply. Need tetanus shot every 10 years. Throat, airway, mouth swelling or difficulty breathing? Call 911! ...Read more

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Why swelling and itching so much after a honey-bee sting?

Why swelling and itching so much after a honey-bee sting?

This is related to : Histamine release. Remove stinger asap

By scraping along edge of skin w credit card. Clean area w soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments (10 on/10 off). Can try tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make paste of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water ; apply. Need tetanus shot every 10 years. Throat, airway, mouth swelling or difficulty breathing? Call 911! ...Read more

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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?

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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How big should a honey bee sting be before you go to the doctor?

Symptoms: It is not the swelling that you look at but symptoms such as bad hives, dizziness, choking sensation- if you have these you need to seek medical help. ...Read more

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I got stung by a honey bee and my foot is swollen and painful. When will it stop being like this?

I got stung by a honey bee and my foot is swollen and painful. When will it stop being like this?

Intense pain : Starts to dissipate in minutes ; by a couple hours the pain intensity is markedly reduced. Pain goes from sharp to dull and is usually resolved within 3 days or so. 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. ...Read more

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Dr. I hear a huming sound in my both ears continually it has started in last 4/5 years 24hours like honey bee near my ears what is it please.

Dr. I hear a huming sound in my both ears continually it has started in last 4/5 years 24hours like honey bee near my ears what is it please.

Tinnitus : This is our fancy word for ringing in the ears. I would have a discussion with your doctor.... There are many questions beyond scope of this area needing answered before giving further advice.... And need good exam. ...Read more

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I FEEL ITCHING ON MY ELBOW SIDE IN BOTH HANDS AND THERE ARE VERY SMALL PROTRUSIONS HONEY BEE'S NEST. I AM FEELING THIS FOR LAST 15-20 DAYS OR SO.?

I FEEL ITCHING ON MY ELBOW SIDE IN BOTH HANDS AND THERE ARE VERY SMALL PROTRUSIONS HONEY BEE'S NEST. I AM FEELING THIS FOR LAST 15-20 DAYS OR SO.?

Assessment: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more

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My bee sting from a honey bee is itchy and swollen. Should I go to the er?

No.: If you are having only local itching, and no difficulty breathing, nausea, vomiting, or dizziness you are having a common localized reaction to a bee sting. You may get relief by a cold compress, a mild analgesic like Ibuprofen & an antihistamine like fexofenadine or cetirizine. Some physicians recommend applying Hydrocortisone cream. If on an arm or leg elevating the extremity reduces swelling. ...Read more

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How do you stop the swelling and itching of a honey bee sting on your arm?

How do you stop the swelling and itching of a honey bee sting on your arm?

Remove stinger ASAP: By scraping along edge of skin w credit card. Clean area w soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments (10 on/10 off). Can try tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make paste of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water ; apply. Need tetanus shot every 10 years. Throat, airway, mouth swelling or difficulty breathing? Call 911! ...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?

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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Possible to have a delayed honey bee sting reaction? Got stung two hours ago now hand is starting to puff up.

Possible to have a delayed honey bee sting reaction? Got stung two hours ago now hand is starting to puff up.

Toxic reaction: Allergic reactions to bee stings tend to occur within minutes. Swelling at the site of envenomation after two hours sounds like a normal toxic reaction to the bee venom. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with schamberg. Could anyone please a treatment which works? My doctor told it can't bee cured with medicines.

I have been diagnosed with schamberg. Could anyone please a treatment which works?  My doctor told it can't bee cured with medicines.

Schambers disease: Your doctor is correct, there is no cure. However, some reports with laser treatment and advance flourescence technology are used for cosmetic improvement. Please consult your dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for bee sting?

What is the treatment for bee sting?

Depends: Most people who are stung by bees just get a red, swollen itchy "bump" in the area... Wshing it right away. Using ice... Applying cortisone cream and taking an antihistamine usually provides relief.
If you have bee sting allergy you can have more serious symptoms(hives all over, asthma, trouble breathing etc.) if you have these see an allergist asap. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for bee stings?

Allergy Shots: Bee sting allergy can be life threatening. Local reactions to bee stings are common and can be treated with local therapy. Sytemic reactions: including hives, itchiness, trouble breathing, passing out, vomiting, lip and tongue swelling, are obviously more dangerous and require immediate treatment with epinephrine. However, long term treatment for these patients might require allergy vaccine therapy. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for a bee sting?

How can I get treatment for a bee sting?

Ice: There are many remedies for an insect sting. I like to use an ice cube and rub the site down. For me this helps relieve the stinging pain.

There are over the counter remedies that you can use if you have them with you when you get stung.

It seems like i always have some ice around. ...Read more

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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my bee stings?

Bee Stings: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will help with itching. And some people suggest making a paste of baking soda and meat tenderizer, and applying it to the site. ...Read more

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When do I need to seek clinical treatment for a bee sting?

When do I need to seek clinical treatment for a bee sting?

Allergic reaction: If you have swelling of mouth, lips, tongue or airway with hives and /or shortness of breath — this mandates immediate medical attention. If you have an epi-pen this would be the right time to use it. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for bee stings?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for bee stings?

Depends,?? Rxn??: Bee stings can be simple issues that most can ignore.If the stinger remains scrape sideways to remove it & any trailing bee tissue that may have more venom. A cold compress decreases local pain, antihistamines can reduce swelling or itching. Major sting reactions can start with progressive swelling, abdominal pain, cough, difficulty breathing. If so a 911 call/er visit/e[pinephrine would be needed. ...Read more

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Can bee pollen work as an effective treatment of outdoor allergies?

Can bee pollen work as an effective treatment of outdoor allergies?

No: Pollen (bee or otherwise) is an allergen and can elicit an immune response (allergic response). If you have allergies, you should use an anti-histamine or have allergy testing done. Yu can start with an allergist or an ent. ...Read more