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I was stung by a bee 16 hours ago & my hand is severely

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I was stung by a bee 16 hours ago & my hand is severely swollen. I applied ice w/apple cider vinegar on and off but the swelling has increased. Will applying heat help?

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

The ice seems not to help. My health is ok.

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

Not that I can think of.

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr.Anil, Doctor replied 2 months ago
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Doctor: Dr.Anil, Doctor replied 2 months ago

Please provide more information regarding your question so I can help you in detail.

What is your age?

Have you taken any medications for pain and swelling so far?

Is the area warm, tender to touch?

Itching?

Any other medical history?

Waiting for your response.
Thanks

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
79- no medication-area is warm- itching yes- no
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I sent my response. What remedy do you suggest?
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Now what is your response?
Doctor: Dr.Anil, Doctor replied 2 months ago

Please allow me just a few minutes.
I’ll reply you back soon.
Thanks for your cooperation and patience.

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Doctor: Dr.Anil, Doctor replied 2 months ago

Sorry for late reply and inconvenience.

Thanks for all these additional information.

I understand your concern.

Well as you describe, I would recommend taking Over the counter Ibuprofen ( Motrin) 600mg 6-8 hourly, Allegra in the morning and Benadryl at night for pain, swelling, and itching.

Also, apply OTC 1% hydrocortisone cream mixed with bacitracin ointment twice a day.

Yes, you can apply warm compresses on the affected area gently.

Let me know if you have any further query so we can discuss it thoroughly in every aspect.

Please use the REPLY/SEND BUTTON to reply back to me. It’s requested to avoid poor/bad rating.

Please provide a positive rating by clicking on 5 stars.

It’s my pleasure to continue this conversation until you satisfy.

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Doctor: Dr.Anil, Doctor replied 2 months ago

It’s my privilege to help you if you have any further query regarding your this health issue.
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I have taken the 600mg ibuprofen and am applying the warm compress to my hand as stated from the beginning. I cannot give you a rating until I see if this has helped me. Perhaps in a few hours I will be able to send you a rating. Please contact me in 4 hours.
Doctor: Dr.Anil, Doctor replied 2 months ago

You can take your time.

I wish for your good health.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I have paid the $5 requested. Please cancel any further communication.
Doctor: Dr.Anil, Doctor replied 2 months ago

I will send your request to customer care department.

I wish for your good health.

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