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Is it okay that i go to doc with my yellow jacket sting?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Don't usually need

To see doctor if uncomplicated.
Clean area with 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 you can apply a meat tenderizer poultice to the area. Throat, airway, lounge swelling? - call 911.

In brief: Don't usually need

To see doctor if uncomplicated.
Clean area with 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 you can apply a meat tenderizer poultice to the area. Throat, airway, lounge swelling? - call 911.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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