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I was stung on the top of my hand above the thumb joint by a…

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I was stung on the top of my hand above the thumb joint by a yellow jacket on Tuesday. My hand is swollen, hot to the touch, and throbbing.

Doctor's Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?

Nothing seems to be helping. I've taken ibuprofen, used topical cortisone cream, iced it. My health is very good.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I have general allergies, pollen, trees, etc. use over the counter meds as needed. Nothing else in my history that I feel would have to do with this. I take no prescription medications.

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Doctor: Dr Su S, Doctor(MD) replied 3 months ago

Thank you for the input.
I understand your concern.
Swollen hot finger along with throbbing pain can be due to infection.
You will need antibiotic to cure it.
I would advise to get an examination by doctor.
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