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How is a bee sting allergy treated?

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3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on type rxn

Oral antihistamines; topical anti-inflammatory creams/ointments like hydrocortisone/calamine/benadryl; oral steroids; and sometime Epinephrine via injection.

In brief: Depends on type rxn

Oral antihistamines; topical anti-inflammatory creams/ointments like hydrocortisone/calamine/benadryl; oral steroids; and sometime Epinephrine via injection.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

If the sting causes only local reaction then topical measures are fine.
If a patient develop more than local reaction then skin testing is indicated to determine if this is true "bee" allergy. If positive venom immunotherapy would be prescribed as well as epi pen.

In brief: Depends

If the sting causes only local reaction then topical measures are fine.
If a patient develop more than local reaction then skin testing is indicated to determine if this is true "bee" allergy. If positive venom immunotherapy would be prescribed as well as epi pen.
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Dr. Andrew Murphy
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