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Does bee venom help treat arthritis?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes in rodents
For millenia bee venom has been used in chinese traditional medicine to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
Does it really work? Is it safe? That's what has to be demonstrated to get fda approval. So far several studies demonstrate efficacy in experimentally-induced arthritis in rats and rabbits. There are beneficial effects on cultured human prostate cancer cells. Related? Clinical studies are planned.

In brief: Yes in rodents
For millenia bee venom has been used in chinese traditional medicine to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
Does it really work? Is it safe? That's what has to be demonstrated to get fda approval. So far several studies demonstrate efficacy in experimentally-induced arthritis in rats and rabbits. There are beneficial effects on cultured human prostate cancer cells. Related? Clinical studies are planned.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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Dr. Mark Einbecker
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: No
There are no studies which show this to be true.

In brief: No
There are no studies which show this to be true.
Dr. Mark Einbecker
Dr. Mark Einbecker
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