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Pain, swelling in site of bee stings. Taking Benadryl, anti-inflammatory medicine. Treatment?

my father in law recently got attacked by a large number of wasp bees , he has several sting sites, was treated at his local er , but 2 weeks ago , yesterday he is having pain and swelling at each sting site ,. what would be the best way of removing the stingers from the site for him , that is what we are thinking the er did not remove the stingers from sites and he is allergic to bee sting? he is taking benedral, and antiflamatory med given to him by his doc
Asked On : Thu, 23 Aug 2012
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It looks unlikely for sting sites to pain after a gap of 2 weeks.
The most likely explanation for this could be the bacterial infection of the sting sites and specially more if he is diabetic.
Consult your doctor for the visual inspection.
If infection is found,then a proper course of antibiotics should make him all right.
Answered: Fri, 24 Aug 2012
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