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Pregnant Sting By Scorpion
If that happened: You need to go to the hospital right away they can assess you and the baby. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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! If pregnant - that should not be a problem.
See below: The bee sting will not effect your baby. ...Read more
This should not: Be a problem if you don't have severe bee allergies. ...Read more
Bee stings: The baby is not affected.Get a more detailed answer ›
Elevate, ice, wrap: Best approach for anyone with bee sting is remove stinger, elevate the stung body part, apply a cold pack, and wrap with elastic bandage to reduce swelling. Local pain, swelling and redness is normal. If these travel more than a few inches from the sting or don't improve within 2-3days, then seek care. ...Read more
I have a itchy stinging pain when I pee. I just had anal sex 3 days ago, don't know if it was the right hole. Am I pregante?
Itching pee post sex:
if I read this question correctly I would first be thinking about a bladder infection before I was thinking about pregnancy.
If your partner ejaculated in your rectum it is very unlikely you are pregnant.
The bladder infection is a common condition in sexually active women. Especially with a new partner or a new position.
But, if your partner also had his penis in your vagina please test. ...Read more
I got stung by a bee yesterday on my foot, and its swelling more and im pregnant im 28 week, what can I do to reduce the swellin?
I was stung by a wasp yesterday morning on my wrist. It is now very hot to the touch swollen and red. Is this normal? Also I am pregnant.
Got stung by a bee on my hand on friday. Sunday it became very swollen. Swelling and a slight rash. Also am pregnant. Heal on it's own or go to dr?
Apply: Hydrocrotisone otc 2 x a day and wait. Ther is not much to do. ...Read more
Underneath my belly botton has been hurting all day now the side of my stomach feels like a bee stung it I'm 38 weeks pregnant?
Call your OB: Please sign off of the internet and contact your OB now. ...Read more
I got stung by a wasp on my hand 7 hours ago and it is still throbbing, I am 14 weeks pregnant and have been feeling off colour since it happened?
Exam: Any insect or venomous sting should be evaluated at your local ER or UC clinic. ...Read more
Type of Scorpion: That totally depends on the type of scorpion. Most of the scorpions in the us aren't too bad - but the bark scorpion is. Some scorpions outside of the us are very venomous. A single bee's venous isn't bad unless you are allergic to it. ...Read more
Gloves scorpion: Depends on how big your scorpion is and what the gloves are made of. So ask other who work where you do their recommendations. Just don't lay they down where scorpions can get into them. ...Read more
I am in my first trimester and I wanted to know if it was okay to eat chocolate covered scorpions while pregnant?
Should be: Milk or dark chocolate? Don't know why not, especially if already dead and presumably cooked in some fashion first before they are coated. What's for dessert? ...Read more
Like a bee sting:
Most scorpion stings cause only local pain, redness and swelling. More severe systemic or allergic reactions can occur but are very rare.
If there is any remnant of a stinger in the wound, it should be removed. Best to scrape a credit card across the wound to catch and pull out a stinger - avoid tweezers, which can push venom from the remnant into the wound.
Antibiotics usually not needed. ...Read more
Depends...: ...On how you define "bad", but most people think so. Symptoms will vary with the size and species of scorpion, but most victims experience pain, tenderness, and swelling - sort of like a gigantic bee sting. ...Read more
Depends on type of: Scorpion ; age/ health of victim. May be a minimal reaction. Symptoms from scorpion stings can be quite variable: there can be pain or numbness at the bite site. Heart rate and; respiratory rate may increase along with ^ blood pressure, weakness ; twitching of muscles. In the us the scorpion that is likely to cause the most problems is called the bark scorpion. ...Read more
Variable discomfort: A scorpion sting may cause a painful, tingling, burning or numbing sensation at the sting site. The symptoms may be mild. Rarely, however, a person may experience a more serious reaction including widespread numbness, difficulty swallowing, a thick tongue, blurred vision, seizures and difficulty breathing. These symptoms are considered a medical emergency and require immediate medical attention. ...Read more
I'm 23 yo and have never been stung by a wasp, bee, scorpion, other stinging insect. Does this increase my likelihood of being allergic if I get stung?
No: You can't be allergic to something you've never been exposed to. ...Read more
No: Ice packs, maybe some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for most scorpion stings. In the absence of a true allergy to scorpion venom, pennsylvania doesn't have any really dangerous scorpions to my knowledge. Now if you live in the desert southwest, the game changes - the bark scorpion there has neurotoxic venom, potentially dangerous. ...Read more
Scorpion sting: If you're healthy and strong, a scorpion sting will be painful but probably not dangerous for you or your baby. If you have more serious symptoms like blurry vision, muscle twitching, roving eye movements, or numbness beyond the area stung, for sure go to an er. If you live in the southwest, the az bark scorpion can be a bad one. Your body will likely protect your baby's, but still be seen. ...Read more
Not normally.: I do not believe a normal scorpion can sting through a normal fingernail. If he got the fingernail that is indeed very lucky. ...Read more
Depends: If the sting is caused by a non-toxic scorpion, then pain meds and wound cleaning materials would be otc, otherwise no. ...Read more
Depends: Typically the sting will bother people for an average of 1 week. If multiple stings this may last longer. If the area is becoming more red or painful over time, see your doctor. ...Read more
What could be the best home remedy in emergency for scorpion sting or in other words single sting? Is spider bite also treated likewise?
Scorpion sing: Put a tourniquet above the site of the sting and go to the nearest emergency department. Enveomation requires emergency attention ...Read more