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Pregnant Sting By Scorpion
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
Wife bitten by Scorpion. In GA so one of those tiny scorpions. Benadryl (diphenhydramine)? No ER correct?
Unfortunately no: An epi pen is for an acute allergic reaction. This is why it works for bee stings: to treat a severe, life-threatening allergy to the sting. It does nothing to the sting itself. Snake venom is poisonous for reasons unrelated to allergy, and, as in the bee sting situation, the epi pen will do nothing to neutralize the venom itself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 ?
stung by a bee? Stinger not in skin but redness around stung area bee sting was yesterday at what time if red not have fad should start to worry
I don't think so: I have not heard of that. But i would not try to temp a bee to sting me just to test it out. Both cause a release of histamines - so you are likely just to develop more of an reaction. ...Read more
No: Fire ants actually inject hydrochloric acid in their bite which will steralize the wound to some degree.If you pop them, you will increase access of skin germs to the wound area.Just keep the rea clean and monitor it for drainage or increasing redness and swelling.It should self heal over a week or more. ...Read more
Not usually: Allergic reaction is the most common of the serious complications to beestings. There is the possibility however of the poison causing a local bite reaction which can be severe or leading to an infection as a complication as the sting can breach the skin. Recommend examination by a doctor to sort through these possibilities and urgently if worsening pain, fevers, feeling unwell. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yes, can happen: It isn't uncommon to still have some progression of swelling after 24 hours. Clean area with soap ; warm water. Apply ice (bag of frozen peas) in 10 min. Increments; alternating 10 on ; 10 off. You can take meds like tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make a paste of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water ; apply. Throat, airway, mouth swelling or difficulty breathing? ...Read more
Yes: One can be allergic to wasp stings and not bee stings. ...Read more
I was stung by a bee & removed the stinger fast! major swelling, shortness of breath fever & dizzy. Could I be allergic? What does this mean?
Stung by a jellyfish in Columbia 4 days ago. That night a painful rash & huge blister appeared. Taking antihistamine & applying neosporin. What else?
I was stung 2-3 times by a bee but the bee never left a stinger. What are the chances of having a allergic reaction if i ever get stung again?
Stung by a yellow jacket on my eyebrow, no swelling redness or sting marks but pain 3+ hours later.no sign of allergic reaction. should i be worried?
If you have had: Significant allergic reactions - then an Epipen (epinephrine) can be life saving. Have you been medically workep up for this? Was the epi-pen prescribed for you? Is the Epipen (epinephrine) within date (not expired)? Do you know how to use an epipen (epinephrine)? In the middle of an anaphlactic reaction is not the time to try to figure it out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stung by a bee or hornet. 24 hours later it is very swollen, red and itchy. No breathing troubles. Used charcoal poultice, ice, onion slice, benadryl (diphenhydramine).
The first 4 days after being bitten by an unvaccinated dog, could my saliva be infective of rabies to people or animals?
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