Reddish itchy swollen leg after a bee sting. Treatment?
Hey, I went to the zoo with my family and received a irrataring feeling on the side of my left leg. At first it looked like a mosquito bite but then it became red, itchy and swollen. I began to believe it was a bee sting . I saw no stinger but the next day it became more swollen and irratating I...
Allergic reactions to bee stings, bit on palm. Why was arm sore?
my son has allergic reactions to bee stings. he was stung Sunday in the palm of his hand . I immediately gave him benadryl and it controlled it pretty well. he stayed home from school yesterday because his whole arm was sore. he felt better today but the school nurse just called and said he has a...
If i consult a doctor for honey bee sting what they will do to cure ?
Hi, I was stung by a bee at 12:00pm, about 11 hours ago and I have had no relief in the initial amount of pain. My face and lips are numb. I took out the stinger, but it was in my ankle for about 3-4 minutes. I applied hydrocortisone cream, iced it, took a pain reliever and a bendryl. Initially,...
Can a bug bite/bee sting cause cellulitis in the hand.
Hi Chris ! Yes. A bee/bug bite can definitely give rise to cellulitis of the hand, which means inflammation of the tissues in hand causing swelling and pain. The basic treatment is to keep the hand raised either by a sling or over pillows, and go for some anti inflammatory, an anti allergic with an option for antibiotic advised by your doctor if no relief. Take care so that it does not form absces
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