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Wasp Sting On Finger Swollen
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
Local Reaction?: Typical reaction to bee sting involves a local reaction. Manifests as redness and painful swelling around the site of the sting that usually develops within minutes and resolves within a few hours. In some cases swelling may last 1-2 days. Uncomplicated local reactions may be treated with cold compresses, NSAIDs for pain, and nonsedating antihistamines for itching. Consult Allergist if more severe ...Read more
It can happen if you: Hyperventilate. Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin w credit card. Clean area w soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments; alternating 10 on ; 10 off. You can take tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make a paste of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water ; apply. Or apply a meat tenderizer poultice to the area. Throat, airway, mouth swelling? Call 911. ...Read more
Likely allergic rxn.: You are most likely sensitive or allergic to the insect bites. Most allergic reactions to insect bites remain localized to the area bitten. They are characterized by swelling of the bite and itching of the area. If you are bitten, i would recommend either an antihistamine (oral) or a topical cortisone cream. ...Read more
Local Reaction: Typical reaction to bee sting involves a local reaction. Manifests as redness and painful swelling around the site of the sting that usually develops within minutes and resolves within a few hours. In some cases swelling may last 1-2 days. Uncomplicated local reactions may be treated with cold compresses, NSAIDs for pain, and nonsedating antihistamines for itching. Consult Allergist if more severe ...Read more
Bee sting area swollen and painful. also red line going from the sting sight and up the arm and arm and wrist is swollen?
Ring finger spread to pinky both swollen. Itches and burns when cold. Red dot/(1)blister just appeared. Swell decreased. Day 10. Cherry red knuckle.
My index finger & middle finger hav sudddenly become itchy & smollen,when i bend them it hurts & feels sort of blisterd on the sides where knuckles r?
Insect bite?: Sounds like you've either been bitten by something or contacted something irritated on your skin. Alternatively, you may have a skin infection starting such as a cellulitis of some sort. I think you should have this looked at in short order by a doctor. They want to start treatment of some sort...at least something symptomatic for the discomfort. Good luck. ...Read more
Sting: Did you get stung? Did you see the insect? A local reaction in an adult of this size is normal and does not constitute an allergy, but you have to make sure it was a stinging insect and not a tick. ...Read more
Stick it out: This is not an allergic reaction. You're having a significant toxic reaction to the sting, but it will go away. The only other thing to watch for is redness or pus; if the area becomes hot and red, and the area of redness keeps growing, you may have an infection of the skin, since the stinger usually pushes bacteria into the skin during the sting. You need to see your doctor and start antibiotics. ...Read more
Accidently punched the wall last night. Swelled immediately. Index finger swollen. Pain in entire hand. Hurts to move. Blue swollen line down palm.
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