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Swelling, painful, numbness and peeling skin after bee sting. How can I help my finger?

i was stung by a bee for the first time 3 weeks go on my finger . It swelled very badly and i threw up. The swelling is better now but it still really hurts, feels numb in parts, and the skin is peeling. I am 28, female, 5 10 , 150 lbs, history of allergies and asthma , which has been pretty bad every day since the sting. How can i help my finger?
Asked On : Sat, 2 Mar 2013
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Hi Gigi.hardison,
Thanks for writing your query.

Bee sting can result in secretion of histamines in our body leading to an allergic response, which can be aggravated if the body is allergic.

Pain in finger will subside in due course of time. You can do hot fomentation for relief.
If the pain is unbearable, you can take pain killer like Ibuprofen one tablet twice a day after meals along with an antacid. This will also help in reducing the swelling.

Taking antihistamies like Fenofexadine 120 mg once a day will help to control the symptoms of your allergy.

I hope this is helpful to you.
Answered: Sat, 2 Mar 2013
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