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What should I do for bee sting?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Depends

If a person has a severe allergic reaction, call 911 and be treated in the er. To determine who needs to be seen by an allergist go to my blog: http://www.
Familyallergyasthmacare.Com/2013/09/i-was-stung-and-had-a-reaction-do-i-need-to-see-an-allergist/.

In brief: Depends

If a person has a severe allergic reaction, call 911 and be treated in the er. To determine who needs to be seen by an allergist go to my blog: http://www.
Familyallergyasthmacare.Com/2013/09/i-was-stung-and-had-a-reaction-do-i-need-to-see-an-allergist/.
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: What to do:

Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with credit card.
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, mouth swelling? Call 911!

In brief: What to do:

Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with credit card.
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, mouth swelling? Call 911!
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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