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I have a bee sting and may be allergic to it hw long after

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i have a bee sting and may be allergic to it hw long after it has occurred does it take to know if it is not a problem
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 3 months ago.

Hi there ...

Thank you for the question ...

Immediately after bee sting you may have pain , redness , swelling , itching at the site of bite .

In most of the cases you may have only above mentioned symptoms .

In some cases when there is allergic reaction that extends someone can have hives , body rash , breathing problem , but this is less likely with single bite .

it would be good to have Tab Benadryl 25 mg twice a day for 5 days along with application of local Hydrocortisone cream that will prevent itching , redness .

So start Tab Benadryl .

Regards ***** ***** luck .

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