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There is a bee stinger stuck under skin, how do I remove it safely?

There is a bee stinger stuck under skin, how do I remove it safely?

Bee sting: Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with a credit card. 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. Or you can apply a meat tenderizer poultice to the area. Throat, airway or tongue swelling – call 911. ...Read more

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How can I tell if a bee stinger is in my skin?

How can I tell if a bee stinger is in my skin?

Bee Stinger: Choose a tool to use to scrape the stinger out. Reach for a credit card or needle, not tweezers! Using tweezers to remove a sting will only squeeze the stinger and pump more venom into the victim's body. Disinfect the object you are going to use with rubbing alcohol. ...Read more

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Please help! What happens when you get stung by a bee and you leave part of the stinger in the skin?

Please help! What happens when you get stung by a bee and you leave part of the stinger in the skin?

Leaving the stinger: In can lead to more venom in your skin. You might develop a foreign body reaction or an infection. Remove stinger asap
by scraping along edge of skin w credit card. Clean area w soap ; warm water. ...Read more

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What if the yellow jacket stinger is lodged in my skin?

What if the yellow jacket stinger is lodged in my skin?

Yellow Jackets: Yellow jackets are the gift that keeps on giving! There is no barb on their smooth stinger – so they can remove it after stinging skin. This allows a yellow jacket (which is a wasp) to sting repeatedly. However, occasionally a stinger becomes stuck ; remains lodged in the skin. It may or may not have been a yellow jacket that stung you. ...Read more

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I got stung 2 days ago. Not sure what kinda bee it was but I don't think it left a stinger. But it is itching &' I have a knot under my skin &' a rash?

I got stung 2 days ago. Not sure what kinda bee it was but I don't think it left a stinger. But it is itching &' I have a knot under my skin &' a rash?

Bee sting: 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. ...Read more

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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

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

If red just at the: Bite sight then it may take up to a week or 2 to go away. If the redness spreads or you get hives or trouble breathing seek medical attention. ...Read more

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My daughter was stung (guessing in her sleep) found and removed a small stinger (clear with reddish tip) from her jaw. There is a hard lump under skin?

My daughter was stung (guessing in her sleep) found and removed a small stinger (clear with reddish tip) from her jaw. There is a hard lump under skin?

Try...: Wash the area that was stung with soap and warm water, and use cold compresses to ease the pain and swelling. Keep an eye on your daughter to make sure she doesn't get an allergic reaction, otherwise it will just take some time to heal :]. ...Read more

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I was stung on the finger last September and finger is still swollen and very sore. Is there still another stinger under the skin somewhere?

I was stung on the finger last September and finger is still swollen and very sore. Is there still another stinger under the skin somewhere?

Maybe: That is a possibility. The body will take sometime to decompose the foreign object. Can you see anything under the skin? At this point, I would not think infection. Another possibility is that the venom of the bee got injected directly into the nerve, since they run superficial in the fingers. Consider visiting the doctor or doing a formal consult to explore other causes. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Skin itch?

Skin itch?

Rash?: Is there anaccompaning rash? Isolated itching can be from the outside dry skin, cold, exercise or an irritation. From the inside due to medications, renal, or liver issues. Hydrocortisone cream, Saran lotion, calamine, aloe vera can all offer temporary reilef. Need more info for a more specific answer. ...Read more

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What's weeping skin?

What's weeping skin?

Natural Process: When there is injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. The swelling occurs under the skin layers and then can leak out of an open wound. The fluid contains water, protein, electrolytes and cells that give it color. This is a natural process and aids in healing. As it heals, the drainage will decrease. Keep it covered. ...Read more

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How to care my skin?

How to care my skin?

Wash and moisturize: Wash regularly and use a moisturizer with spf. ...Read more

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How to get fair skin?

Avoid sunlight: There is no practical way to lighten skin beyond what your genetics allow. If you avoid sunlight exposure, the skin will become as pale as it can be. That is the best you can do. ...Read more

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How to get fair skin.

High SPF sunscreen: Stay out of the sun. Use high spf sunscreen. Use sunglasses and wear a hat. ...Read more

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Freshness about skin?

Freshness about skin?

Maybe: What kind of a question is this? Putting a question mark at the end of a phrase doesn't automatically turn the phrase into a question. If you want an answer, you need to ask a proper question. ...Read more

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Shockwave in my head?

Shockwave in my head?

Hard to say: Hard to know what the question is but if new severe headache this is reason to seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Why is my skin flaky?

Flaky skin: Many possibilities. I would discuss with your Dr. Who knows you best. ...Read more

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I have a knot my head?

I have a knot my head?

OK: If you are worried about it, or it hurts you, then see a dr. And get it evaluated and treated, best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Why does my skin hurt?

Dermodynia: Multifaceted answer --- pain can be from inflammation from trauma, infection, neurologic disorders or tumors to name a few causes. ...Read more

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What is skin slippage?

What is skin slippage?

Postmortum finding: Skin slippage is the term for the separation of the skin from the underlying tissue in post mortum state this is something that a medical student in gross anatomy or a pathologist doing an autopsy might see. ...Read more

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How come my skin itch?

How come my skin itch?

Allergy/Eczema/other: It may be due to allergy to something or skin condition like eczema if you have dry skin and/or rash
you can try over the counter allergy meds like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) zyrtec/claritin. But if it oersist check with your doctor. ...Read more

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How thick is our skin?

How thick is our skin?

Skin thickness: Skin thickness varies from 0.5mm thick on the eyelids to 4.0mm thick on the heels. (REF: http://www. Histology. Leeds. Ac.uk/skin/skin_layers. Php) ...Read more

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Feel weird light head?

Feel weird light head?

Many Causes: You may be feeling light headed because of dehydration or need calories. Getting plenty of water and proper amounts of food could help. However, there may be more serious causes and you should see your doctor if you keep feeling like this. ...Read more

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Why is my head so flat?

Why is my head so flat?

Hard to say?: Without a picture or an exam, I don't believe anyone can tell you. Repharase your quesition and give more information. Age would ben nice to know. Any trauma. Since birth? Do your relatives look the same? Interesting question but just can't answer based on your limited question. Sorry! That is my flat-out answer! ...Read more

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How save skin from sun?

How save skin from sun?

Skin Safe in Sun: To protect your skin during sun exposure you will need to apply generous amounts of sunscreen (i recommend min spf 30) and re-apply every 2 hours. Limit sun exposure during high sun (10am-4pm). For detailed safe sun practices: http://www. Melanomaresource. Org/index. Php/site/content/sun_safe_practices/. ...Read more

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I have paon in my head?

I have paon in my head?

? Head ache: If you have tried head ache medicine, and still have pain in your head, see a dr for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes crepe skin?

What causes crepe skin?

CREPE SKIN?: CREPEY SKIN WHERE?
EYES, LEGS, FACE, TRUNK, HANDS, ARMS?
AGE AND EXPOSURE TO THE SUN ARE A COUPLE OF FACTORS THAT OFTEN CAUSE THIS CONDITION.
WHY? BECAUSE WE LOSE COLLAGEN AND THICKNESS OF THE UPPER LAYERS OF THE SKIN.
OCCURS MORE OFTEN IN WHITE WOMEN.
BLACK PEOPLE HAVE MORE PROTECTIVE MELANIN CELLS IN THEIR SKIN AND THAT IS WHY THEIR SKIN DOES NOT AGE AS FAST ...Read more

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I have a knot on my head?

I have a knot on my head?

OK: If it hurts or is not resolving in time, then see the Dr. To get it evaluated and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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My skin look like burned?

My skin look like burned?

Staph infection: Need to see physician. Can be scalded skin syndrome. ...Read more

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How do I get softer skin?

How do I get softer skin?

Cream: Use a mild skin cleanser. There are many. Dove, aveeno, (oatmeal) many others. Avoid caustic soaps such as ivory (ph 10!), or antibacterial soaps. Within 3-5 minutes ofter washing rub in one of the newer creams. Cerave, aveeno, (oatmeal) eucerin products are excellent. Wear warm gloves outside in cold weather. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my head?

I have a pain in my head?

.....: Please be more specific about your symptoms and question you may have. ...Read more