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Hornet, Wasp, or Bee String

Hornet Wasp or Bee String


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  • Symptoms Latex allergy can cause symptoms from both contact, and inhalation of the rubber powder that can be present on latex products.[allergyuk.org]
  • The use of antihistamines such as Zyrtec, Allegra, or Benadryl are strongly recommended when you experience an unrelenting itch or hives are present.[expertbeacon.com]
  • Their findings are still surprisingly useful, even at the present time. Ingrown hair? We have a few tips! Let us go into the bathroom! Maybe you do not know it, but you will also find an after-shave made especially for men in our offer.[pleva.cz]
  • Special Notes : In many cases no stinger will be present. Only bees leave their stingers. Wasps, yellow jackets, and hornets do not. A paper wasp in its nest.[childrenscolorado.org]
  • Oral antihistamines like Benadryl or Chlor-Trimeton can be taken if itching and swelling become more severe. * The content presented on this page is not intended to diagnose health problems or take the place of professional medical care.[fastmed.com]
Crying
  • He quickly ran in crying so my nana tried puting the penny but it didn't work nor did the tobacco. So my advice is to watch where your going and if so happen to get stung go inside lay down put ice on it watch tv relax breathe slowly and wait.[midnightremedies.com]
  • In just a few moments after her confident statement, she was screaming and crying from a wasp sting.[jillshomeremedies.com]
  • If you didn’t see your dog get stung but he’s running in circles and crying out, or pawing at his face and rubbing it on the ground, it’s a good bet that’s what happened.[vetstreet.com]
  • […] try it on a child and the crying will stop quickly. There appears to be nothing magical about pennies (which in the U.S. are coins now composed of 97.5% zinc slugs coated with 2.5% copper) and insect stings.[snopes.com]
Swelling of Limb
  • SYMPTOMS OF ALLERGIC REACTIONS Hives Widespread swelling of limb Painful joints Wheezing Faintness WHAT TO DO Lie down; victim should not be moved Lower the stung arm or leg Apply ice Do not drink alcohol Apply a wide cloth tourniquet between sting and[pestcontrolcanada.com]
Pallor
  • If she's showing signs of shock, such as pallor, diaphoresis, decreased mentation, or rapid pulse, place her supine with her legs elevated to promote venous return to the heart.[journals.lww.com]
Nausea
  • […] individual’s tongue swells The individual is wheezing or has difficulty breathing You observe skin flushing or a sudden-onset rash The individual develops a severe cough The individual complains of blurred vision The individual vomits or -complains of nausea[motherearthnews.com]
  • Localized reactions can include pain, swelling, and in severe cases nausea, vomiting, difficulty swallowing and breathing, and even be life threatening.[mikesremedies.com]
  • […] on the first reaction. 1 Signs of a more serious reaction that could lead to anaphylaxis include: Itching, hives, or swelling over a large part of your body Swelling of face or body Throat or tongue swelling Trouble breathing Dizziness Stomach cramps Nausea[thermofisher.com]
  • Emergency Allergic Reactions If there is difficulty breathing, extreme dizziness, or nausea after a sting, then there is a high probability that it triggered a dangerous allergic reaction.[healthwyze.org]
  • , seek medical care immediately, as they could be life-threatening ( anaphylaxis ): Difficulty Breathing or Wheezing Feeling of Dizziness or Faintness Tightness in Throat Hives A Swollen Tongue A history of severe allergic reaction to insect strings Nausea[care2.com]
Diarrhea
  • […] first reaction. 1 Signs of a more serious reaction that could lead to anaphylaxis include: Itching, hives, or swelling over a large part of your body Swelling of face or body Throat or tongue swelling Trouble breathing Dizziness Stomach cramps Nausea or diarrhea[thermofisher.com]
  • The stung area may be severely swollen and the symptoms may be accompanied by abdominal pain, hives, diarrhea or dizziness.[pleva.cz]
  • People with allergies may experience dizziness, vomiting, diarrhea, anaphylactic shock (a drop in blood pressure, shortness of breath, wheezing), convulsions or loss of consciousness from wasp or bee stings.[threetrouts.com]
  • Signs and symptoms include: Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea Headache A feeling of spinning (vertigo) Convulsions Fever Dizziness or fainting Multiple stings can be a medical emergency in children, older adults, and people who have heart or breathing problems[mayoclinic.org]
Abdominal Pain
  • […] medical care immediately, as they could be life-threatening ( anaphylaxis ): Difficulty Breathing or Wheezing Feeling of Dizziness or Faintness Tightness in Throat Hives A Swollen Tongue A history of severe allergic reaction to insect strings Nausea, abdominal[care2.com]
  • The stung area may be severely swollen and the symptoms may be accompanied by abdominal pain, hives, diarrhea or dizziness.[pleva.cz]
  • Multiple stings, or a single sting for an allergic can cause dangerous conditions such as anaphylactic shock with symptoms such as swelling of the tongue, blood pressure, difficulty breathing, abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea.[bee-patch.dk]
  • Hives, nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain and headache may signal sting hypersensitivity. More dire symptoms of anaphylaxis–the most severe type of allergic response–include shock, dizziness, difficulty breathing and a swollen throat.[livestrong.com]
Blurred Vision
  • Seek immediate medical attention if: The individual’s tongue swells The individual is wheezing or has difficulty breathing You observe skin flushing or a sudden-onset rash The individual develops a severe cough The individual complains of blurred vision[motherearthnews.com]
Blister
  • A blister then forms, rupturing in 2 to 3 days, and the area often becomes infected. In some cases, a red, swollen, itchy patch develops instead of a blister.[msdmanuals.com]
  • If a child is stung by a wasp or a bee, and you can see the symptoms of an allergic reaction, such as extreme swelling, breathing difficulties, blisters or rash – give the child an antihystamine medicine (read the instructions for the dosage for children[threetrouts.com]
  • Some people may also develop fluid-filled blisters . Mosquitoes don't cause major harm in the UK, but in some parts of the world they can spread serious illnesses such as malaria .[beaconmedicalgroup.nhs.uk]
  • Burst any blisters that develop, since this can lead to infection.[medicalnewstoday.com]
Flushing
  • Seek immediate medical attention if: The individual’s tongue swells The individual is wheezing or has difficulty breathing You observe skin flushing or a sudden-onset rash The individual develops a severe cough The individual complains of blurred vision[motherearthnews.com]
  • Some of the main culprits are listed below Histamine This is present in many alcoholic drinks, particularly red wines, and can cause headache, flushing, nasal symptoms, gut symptoms or asthma.[allergyuk.org]
  • They may include the following (either alone or in combination): Hives Itchiness Flushing Swelling in areas away from the sting Dizziness or a sharp drop in blood pressure A hoarse voice, coughing, swelling of the tongue or difficulty swallowing Hives[acaai.org]
  • Signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis include: Skin reactions, including hives and itching and flushed or pale skin Difficulty breathing Swelling of the throat and tongue A weak, rapid pulse Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea Dizziness or fainting Loss of consciousness[mayoclinic.org]
  • The clinical features are the same as anaphylaxis due to other causes, and include urticaria, flushing, angioedema, life threatening circulatory collapse and bronchospasm. It may be fatal.[dermnetnz.org]
Dermatitis
  • Nickel allergy is more common in people with hand dermatitis although the reason for this is not always clear.[allergyuk.org]
  • (erucism or caterpillar dermatitis) with red and itchy papules.[lucianoschiazza.it]
Eczema
  • This is often seen in association with wearing rubber gloves, and can create eczema symptoms; itching, redness and scaling.[allergyuk.org]
Eruptions
  • If stepped on the burrow will often collapse, resulting in an eruption of yellow jackets that swarm the surprised bystander. In either case, yellow jackets can be unpredictable and are extremely aggressive when provoked.[creaturecontrol.net]
Kidney Failure
  • After such an attack, the bee stings can lead to kidney failure. A common reaction to stings is increased pain in the hurt area, itching, a reddened skin and swelling. These symptoms should be gone within a period of two days to one week.[pleva.cz]
  • This can occur up to 45 minutes afterward AND in cases of multiple stings that result in kidney failure, it can be days afterward.[petchidog.com]
  • He suffered kidney failure and died last weekend. It is estimated that between two and nine people die as a result of allergic reactions to bee and wasp stings in the UK each year.[theguardian.com]
  • However, multiple stings may cause serious complications (such as muscle breakdown or kidney failure ) and, rarely, even death in nonallergic people. Especially at increased risk are small children, elderly people, and people who are already weak.[emedicinehealth.com]
Screaming
  • After realizing why she was screaming bloody murder, and then identifying the culprit, I immediately began recalling what I learned about insect stings from when I lived in the Amazon and worked as a jungle guide.[care2.com]
  • He screamed and screamed. We knew that he has been very sensitive to bug bites, and were concerned that he might have an anaphylactic reaction.[charcoalremedies.com]
  • In just a few moments after her confident statement, she was screaming and crying from a wasp sting.[jillshomeremedies.com]
  • Do not scream, flap your arms or swat them - This will just agitate them and make them more aggressive. Avoid strong, sweet smells - Do not use highly perfumed fragrances, shampoos, hair sprays.[rentokil.com.sg]
Seizure
  • Isolated nerves may become inflamed, and seizures may occur in people who have had a very large number of stings.[msdmanuals.com]
  • But, the quantity of venom injected all at once could cause nausea, dizziness, faintness, and even seizures. All symptoms of an "ordinary" sting are at the sting site itself. Expected effects are pain, swelling, redness, and itching.[poison.org]
  • Seizures. This is a no-brainer. Call the doctor. Medical treatment may save your dog’s life and is aimed at reducing the allergic reaction and preventing shock.[vcahospitals.com]
Convulsions
  • People with allergies may experience dizziness, vomiting, diarrhea, anaphylactic shock (a drop in blood pressure, shortness of breath, wheezing), convulsions or loss of consciousness from wasp or bee stings.[threetrouts.com]
  • Signs and symptoms include: Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea Headache A feeling of spinning (vertigo) Convulsions Fever Dizziness or fainting Multiple stings can be a medical emergency in children, older adults, and people who have heart or breathing problems[mayoclinic.org]
  • Symptoms can include fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, fainting or dizziness, and convulsions. Hives, rash, and skin symptoms are less common in toxic reactions than in allergic reactions.[medicinenet.com]
  • This is because, even if those stings do not cause anaphylaxis (more ahead), the accumulation of venom may induce a toxic reaction with the most common symptoms being nausea, vomiting , diarrhea, dizziness, weakness, fainting, convulsions, and/or fever[allshihtzu.com]
Vertigo
  • Signs and symptoms include: Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea Headache A feeling of spinning (vertigo) Convulsions Fever Dizziness or fainting Multiple stings can be a medical emergency in children, older adults, and people who have heart or breathing problems[mayoclinic.org]

Treatment

  • In addition to the vinegar treatment, I also gave my daughter a homeopathic remedy called Apis mellifica.[care2.com]
  • So we did a lot of research and even more testing, and created the worlds best treatment for the bee, wasp and hornet stings (and most other insects) – Stops The Sting! Don’t be caught unprepared.[mikesremedies.com]
  • Researching natural treatments for bee, hornet, and wasp stings is revealing about how much misinformation there is on the Internet. Some of it is laughable.[healthwyze.org]
  • Slideshow: Bug Bites Pictures Slideshow: Identifying Bugs and Bug Bites Article: Skin Conditions: Allergic Reactions to Insect Stings Article: Bee and Wasp Stings Article: Understanding Bee Sting Allergies - Diagnosis & Treatment[webmd.com]

Prognosis

  • The quicker you can get the stinger out and take him to the emergency veterinarian, the better his prognosis will be.[wagwalking.com]
  • Bee and Wasp Stings Outlook In most cases involving only one or a few stings, the prognosis is excellent if only local symptoms occur. Pain and itching may last a day or so.[emedicinehealth.com]

Epidemiology

  • Epidemiology of Hymenoptera allergy. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Aug;2(4):341-6. 7. Bilò MB. Anaphylaxis caused by Hymenoptera stings: from epidemiology to treatment. Allergy. 2011 Jul;66 Suppl 95:35-7. 8. Chaurasia S, Muralidhar R.[reviewofoptometry.com]
  • Anaphylaxis caused by Hymenoptera stings: from epidemiology to treatment. Allergy. 2011; 66 (Suppl. 95): 35–37. Rangan C.[poison.org]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Prevention

  • Removal of stinger Skin treatments and drugs by mouth to reduce pain and swelling Epinephrine injection for allergic reactions Sometimes desensitization to prevent allergic reactions A bee may leave its stinger in the skin.[msdmanuals.com]
  • The epinephrine will help dilate the airway and prevent anaphylactic shock. At-Home First Aid for Stings (Bee, Hornet, and Wasp) Remove the stinger, clean the wound, and then stop pain and swelling:[motherearthnews.com]
  • You can generally prevent a sting by simply leaving the bees or wasps alone. Standing still while a bee or wasp flies around you can be a great way to prevent pain for you both.[almanac.com]
  • Take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) with food or milk to prevent stomach irritation.[health.govt.nz]

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