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Should I see a doctors after a wasp sting?

Should I see a doctors after a wasp sting?

Maybe: If you have a mild reaction, No. If you develop hives all over your body or the swelling extends way beyond the site of the sting, then I would seek emergent medical attention. If you ave shortness of breath, then you need to call 911. ...Read more

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Wasp Sting (Definition)

Penetration of wasp's stinger into flesh. Marked pain & significant itching may be experienced for 1 to 2 hours. Lesser pain / tenderness can take several days to resolve. Swelling may continue to ^ after 24 hours. Swelling usually resolves within a week with redness ...Read more


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Is severe swelling from a wasp sting normal after 48 hours or should I see a doctor? I was stung on the top of my foot.

Is severe swelling from a wasp sting normal after 48 hours or should I see a doctor? I was stung on the top of my foot.

Allergic reaction: The appropriate treatment would be oral antihistamines and cool soaks to the foot , that should cause the swelling to disappear ...Read more

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Doctors can you tell me why have i got pins and needles after a wasp sting?

Wasp venom: Wasp stings contain a venom that kills small prey. Enough stings and we would die as well. The venom contains a neurological toxin as its active agent, and your nerves become injured, producing the symptoms of numbness, tingling , and pain that you describe. ...Read more

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What's the doctor's recommendation to help cure a wasp sting?

What's the doctor's recommendation to help cure a wasp sting?

Steps: Clean with soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 minute. Increments; alternating 10 on ; 10 off. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make a paste of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water ; apply. Insure that you have had a tetanus shot within the last ten years. Throat, airway or tongue swelling – call 911. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about a dark mark left on the inside of my ankle after a wasp sting I got about 3 weeks ago?

Should I be worried about a dark mark left on the inside of my ankle after a wasp sting I got about 3 weeks ago?

Don't worry.: Any time you have damage to the skin you may be left with an area of darker pigmentation or sometimes even lighter pigmentation. A bite from a wasp will trigger significant inflammation at the site and may give you a dark spot that will gradually fade with time. Not to worry. This is called post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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How do you treat a severe wasp sting?

Wasp Stings: 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! ...Read more

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I wish to know what can I do for a wasp sting?

I wish to know what can I do for a wasp sting?

See below: 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 go to er. ...Read more

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Stings (Definition)

Stings can come from different sources. Insect stings such as a honey bee is one of the most familiar. Sting by fish in water is another common experience many of ...Read more