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How Long Does A Bee Hive Last
Depends: Depends on how allergic you are and whether it was multiple stings, but hives after a bee sting can last from a few hours to a few days and can be associated with other symptoms such as breathing difficulties, feeling faint, passing out and throat swelling. See an allergist for evaluation. ...Read more
Depends : Multiple attacks by bees will likely be more painful since the stings are repetitive. If you get stung at very sensitive areas of the body, it will hurt terribly and you may even die from it. A broken leg may hurt a lot at the time of the breakage, but if you can splint it correctly, the pain will decrease or cease. Neither is a good choice for this weekend's outing. ...Read more
Connection not likely : Hives 1 1/2 wks after having been stung by a bee are probably not from the sting but rather a reaction to some food eaten, medication being taken, a soap or shampoo or other substance to which you have been exposed, or even a reaction to a bacterial or viral infection. Antihistamine is often helpful along with cool compresses. If not better in few days, suggest evaluation by your primary care provider. ...Read more
I got stung by a honey bee on arm 2 days ago. The area i got stung is like a big hive about three inches wide. Is this a normal or serious reaction?
8 y/o broke out in hives after1st time bee sting. Now epi-pen must be used every sting. Will he grow out of this? How can we test severity of allergy?
Mgt: It would be helpful to review and a virtual appointment may be booked online. Were there multiple stings? Do you live in an area with bees nests? The EPI Pen is used for patients at high risk of a severe reaction. This is a helpful website: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bee-stings/basics/treatment/con-20034120 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there treatment to build immunity to bee stings? A few years ago I broke out in hives all over my body after a sting. I carry an epipen (epinephrine).
Absolutely.: I strongly disagree with the previous answer. Venom immunotherapy is absolutely effective for patients with bee sting allergy. Vit, administered to the proper patient , in the proper doses, by a bc allergist, reduces one's risk for anaphylaxis to "bee stings" from 40-70% risk to the low single digits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Am I having an allergic reaction? I had bee pollen today and my nose tingled, throat itched, and hours after I see hives and white patch by uvula. And a swollen lymph node on neck by shoulder.
Palatal tori has enlargened and is causing discomfort, bee about 2 days how long does this last? Ibruprofen not relieving. Isn't pain, more lumpy feel
PostTraumatic lesion: Palatal tori is benign anomaly. Due to the protrusion they are often traumatized and may have associated ulceration (swelling) of the overlying mucosa. Rinse with worm salt water 3 times a day and in 10 days the problem is solved. If concerned, see your dentist for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Few hrs usually: But occasionally for many hrs.Most people who are stung by bees just get a red, swollen iitchy "bump" in the area...Washing 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
A few hours: Typical reaction to bee sting involves a local reaction. Manifests as redness and painful swelling around the site of the sting that usually develops within minutes and resolves within a few hours. In some cases swelling may last 1-2 days. Uncomplicated local reactions may be treated with cold compresses, NSAIDs for pain, and nonsedating antihistamines for itching. Consult Allergist if more severe ...Read more
Bee sting allergy: You can get an immidiate allergic responce and it can cause swelling of the larynx and you need Epinephrine injection, late resonce can be swelling, itching and rash at the site of sting and meds like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and local treatment will be enough.If you have known allergy to bee sting, you should carry Epipen at all times.It may clear in 48 to 72 hours. ...Read more
7 more days: Several more days until you stop noticing it. ...Read more
Meat tenderizer: Try using cold compresses on it for about 20-30 minutes several times a day. Iin between you might make a paste of meat tenderizer and apply it to the bite. The enzymes in the tenderizer rill help to extract the venom and reduce the swelling and itching. ...Read more
1-2 days: Usually a day or two.Get a more detailed answer ›
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