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How long will it take for the swelling on my foot to go away after bieng stung by a bee (the tip of the stinger may still be in my foot)?

How long will it take for the swelling on my foot to go away after bieng stung by a bee (the tip of the stinger may still be in my foot)?

Stinger should B -: -taken out. Some bees that leave their stinger, it remains functional & pumps more venom into Ur foot 4 a while. Ice and benadryl (diphenhydramine) is best as long as U have no allergies 2 bees. It will go away. There is a lot of room 4 swelling in the foot, especially on top. If its been more than an hour or so the stinger is no longer active, a good tweezers will allow U 2 get it out. It will eventually fall out. ...Read more

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I removed a bee stinger with a tweezers from my toddler's foot. Foot fine 1st day, swollen and itchy 2nd day. Worried part of stinger still in foot?

I removed a bee stinger with a tweezers from my toddler's foot.   Foot fine 1st day, swollen and itchy 2nd day.  Worried part of stinger still in foot?

Not likely: Bee stings tend to get worse for 48 hours then begin resolving over subsequent week. Removal of stinger is good and unlikely that any could be retained. ...Read more

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I got stung by a bee on saturday, my foot is still extremely swollen and extremely itchy what should i do?

I got stung by a bee on saturday, my foot is still extremely swollen and extremely itchy what should i do?

Secondary infection?: You may have developed "cellulitis," a secondary bacterial skin infection due to introducing germs to the site from the bite itself, or from scratching the hive (which should have resolved). Take a pen and draw an outline around the whole red area & monitor the swelling. Should be shrinking. Worth an ASAP visit to the doc who may prescribe an antibiotic pill and diphenhydramine or Atarax (hydroxyzine) for itch. ...Read more

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I can't get part of a bee stinger out of my foot, is it harmful to leave it there? Will it eventually work its way out?

I can't get part of a bee stinger out of my foot, is it harmful to leave it there? Will it eventually work its way out?

Bee Patient.: Your body will begin the procedure of protecting itself and eventually the remaining portion will be forced out. This may take some time, so be diligent and if a problem occurs have it examined. ...Read more

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I stepped on a bee could see the stinger a little while ago and now I can't my foot hurts so bad and can't walk on it but can't even use tweezers?

I stepped on a bee could see the stinger a little while ago and now I can't my foot hurts so bad and can't walk on it but can't even use tweezers?

SOAK: ICE WATER for pain relief Make a BAKING SODA "poultice" (Spread it on the wet foot where the stinger is and let it DRY then pull off) Hope this helps! Dr Z BTW fever, chills, swelling of the foot beyond the stung area, head to a Walk In Unit or ER ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i was stung on the foot by a bee?

What do you suggest if i was stung on the foot by a bee?

Ice, cool soaks: Since you survived the sting and were not allergic, i would just treat the symptoms. A bee sting is not otherwise dangerous, you do want to remove the stinger with a tweezer and use antiseptic. Applying ice can ease the pain, watch for signs of infection. ...Read more

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A bee stung ne on saturday and most of my foot is starting to swell. Help?

A bee stung ne on saturday and most of my foot is starting to swell. Help?

Don't the times : Frame from sting to swelling. But severe swelling warrants medical evaluation. 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

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