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What To Do If Foot Is Swollen By Bee Stung
Intense pain : Starts to dissipate in minutes ; by a couple hours the pain intensity is markedly reduced. Pain goes from sharp to dull and is usually resolved within 3 days or so. Normal sting symptoms may include pain, itching, swelling, redness ; tenderness of the affected area. Milder allergic reactions: swelling of > 4 inches (baseball), nausea, GI cramps, diarrhea. Severe allergic reactions may present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got stung by a honey bee on toe 2 days ago and foot is swollen. Got tetanus shot and medications yesterday but became purplish today. Is it normal?
No: No, I would not say it is normal. It may be just related to the sting, but you may also be developing an infection in that area. I would not hesitate to be seen. ...Read more
The bottom of my foot is swollen from a bee sting , now my leg is hurting should I go to the doctors?
Maybe,maybe not: I would take some diphenhydramine (benedryl) and give it another day.Swelling and discomfort are common with this process. If you are not sure it was a bee, or if the pain requires more than over the counter meds, an office visit may be worth the effort ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I been bit by a bee now my foot is swollen and its trying to get numb going up to my leg. What can I do i'm feeling kind a funny, nervous
I got stung by a bee on saturday, my foot is still extremely swollen and extremely itchy what should i do?
Secondary infection?: You may have developed "cellulitis," a secondary bacterial skin infection due to introducing germs to the site from the bite itself, or from scratching the hive (which should have resolved). Take a pen and draw an outline around the whole red area & monitor the swelling. Should be shrinking. Worth an ASAP visit to the doc who may prescribe an antibiotic pill and diphenhydramine or Atarax for itch. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Severe reaction to a bee sting on the top of my foot. Swollen and painful. What can I do to reduce swelling and pain?
I was bit by something on the outside of my left ankle 2 months ago. It stung very bad for about 15 min then itched. Yes i did scratch. There was no noticeable sore than or now but the back of my foot is swollen on both sides. It's not red just swollen.
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