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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 m not sure what to do. I ve tried baking soda wotj water also oil and nothing. Please help
Asked On : Mon, 13 Aug 2012
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Welcome to HCM,

I will try my best to provide you with best possible professional recommendations to your questions.

It could be allergic reaction to insect bite.

You can take some anti-histamines available over the counter, and apply ice pack to the local area.

This will relieve your symptoms.

Answered: Mon, 13 Aug 2012
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