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How Long For Bee Sting Swelling To Go Down
How long does it take for swelling to go down after a few wasp stings? No allergies to insect stings/bites.
Wasp stings swelling: Sting reactions can normally take several days to go down but should be improving by then. It may take a week or more to resolve completely. If it is worsening or not improving then you should have it looked at. You could have developed a local skin infection at the site of the sting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
1-2 weeks: If that is your true problem. It may be from something else. ...Read more
About 2 wks: Lip swelling from allergy can be a serious condition and one of the early manifestations of anaphylactic shock.. A life threatening condition that requires immediate medical attention. Less severe reactions of the contact type can be painful and of great concern and also may be treated. Antihistamines help as does heat to the area to increase blood circulation. Latex allergy may be a concern. ...Read more
Hours to 2 days: Should go away within hours and rarely more than a day. ...Read more
Swelling usually: resolves within one week.Get a more detailed answer ›
There should be none: Ideally there should be no throat swelling. Anaphylactic shock can be thought of as a triad of symptoms including hives, respiratory difficulty (excessive throat swelling) and low blood pressure. The presence of one or two of these is an anaphylactoid reaction. Either should be evaluated by a doctor. Carrying an epi-pen and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) might be in order. Throat swelling can become dangerous quickly. ...Read more
Immediate to late: Most often it is immediate to have an anaphylactic reaction sometimes it may take a few minutes. It all depends on how quickly the 'venom' or chemical mediators are released. ...Read more
Weeks: Usually a week or two if you swell a lot. The nasal swelling takes longer to resolve. It helps to keep your head elevated above your heart while sleeping for a week or two to bring the swelling down. Also you can soak gauze in ice water and lay them on your eyes for the first few days. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What's the cause ?: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: It depends on the cause for the swelling. For allergic ones, less than 36 hrs. For other conditions, may be days. ...Read more
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