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Insect stings may produce four types of reactions, each with characteristic symptoms:Local reactions are the most common type of reaction to a bee or...
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Most stings arise because an insect perceives a threat to their colony. Bees and wasps commonly sting because an intruder has neared the hive or nest...
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Treatment for a mild allergic reactionFirst aid for a bee sting involves cleansing the site, immediate removal of the stinging apparatus (if present)...
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In most cases the victim or an observer will have witnessed the sting. Depending upon the type of insect, the stinging apparatus may be found...
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Most bee and wasp stings can be treated at home, but some cases require medical attention. If there is any suspicion at all that a person is having a...
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The insects most likely to cause medical problems are bees (including the domestic honey bee, its Africanized "killer bee" race, and the bumble bee)...
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Radiating heat around the sting sights as well as reddening and swelling is normal for the amount of stings, and being from a wasp.  As a ...
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Hi Yes they are quite the same after the first day, wasp stings will get into your muscle, get lots of pain and lots of itching, can take around 4 to...
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Complications can include the development of infection at the sting site requiring treatment with antibiotics. Systemic allergic reactions can be...
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same thing for me. one sting one black wasp on my leg. hurt but  later very big. I suggest u consult your dr. u will probably need an...
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The skin is the largest organ in the body. Much of it is exposed during the warmer months of the summer. Thus, insect bites are very common in...
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You can take preventive measures to decrease your chance of being stung by an insect. Effective prevention tips include the following:Avoid, and do...
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This is always a difficult question. I always want to let patients know that the best thing for it is actually an icepack. Get a package of frozen...
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To avoid a serious reaction to a bee or wasp sting, carry a bee-sting kit (be sure you know how to administer a self-injection). You should also wear...
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Stinging insects found in the United States include honeybees, yellow jackets, hornets, wasps, and fire ants. While not everyone is allergic to...