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Stung by bee. Swollen red bump with black dot appeared. Could It be hernia?

MY NEPHEW GOT STUNG BY A BEE 4 TIMES HE IS ONLY 3 LAST WEE WELL HIS MOM JUST CALLED ME AND TOLD ME THAT HE HAS A RED BUMP WITH A BLACK DOT IN THE MIDDLE OF IT AND IT LOOKS LIKE IT IS SWELLING BUT HIS GRANDMA THINKS IT CAN BE A HERNIA WHAT DO WE DO? THE WAS SHE DESCRIBED IT TO ME SOUNDS LIKE THE STINGER IS STILL IN HIS SKIN BUT I HAVE NOT SEEN IT SINCE THE DAY HE GOT STUNG LAST WEEK THURSDAY...
Asked On : Sat, 14 Jul 2012
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Hello

As the swollen red bump with black dot is at the same site where bee stung, it is unlikely to be a hernia.

However I would advise you to consult a physician nearby to arrive at the final diagnosis.

Hope this helps

Dr. Rajat Gupta
Answered: Sat, 14 Jul 2012
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