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I got stung by a yellow jacket yesterday and I am allergic. I took Benadryl (diphenhydramine) every 4 hours and put ice on it. It stung me above my elbow. The swollen h?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Likely ok

You have passed the danger period for anaphylaxis to the sting and can expect some local swelling for a few more days.
If you do have anaphylaxis to a stinging insect, you need to consider getting tested by an allergist and obtain allergy shots to protect yourself. At the least , have adrenaline injectors available at all times.

In brief: Likely ok

You have passed the danger period for anaphylaxis to the sting and can expect some local swelling for a few more days.
If you do have anaphylaxis to a stinging insect, you need to consider getting tested by an allergist and obtain allergy shots to protect yourself. At the least , have adrenaline injectors available at all times.
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