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Stung by a bee on the foot, excessive swelling. Do I need steroid shots?

hi! goodmorning. I got stung by a bee yesterday.. i only took pain reliever and antibiotics .. its a bit swollen last night but when i woke up this morning, it is really swollen. I got stung on the foot and now the swollen part reaches up to my lower legs.. can you help me on that? what will i do? do i need to go to the hospital to have a steroid shots or whatever? thanks
Asked On : Sun, 25 Nov 2012
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Hi excessive swelling due to bee stings should be treated with antihistamine.antibiotic and short course of predisolone and anti inflammatory agent like combiflam.should go to hospital for steriod shots
Answered: Thu, 22 Aug 2013
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