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#1 of 4 Old 09-26-2012, 10:05 AM - Thread Starter
 
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My 3 year old was stung by a bee 6 days ago. We think it was a bee-she had pain and I think it was a stinger that was stuck in it. She swelled a tiny bit at the sting and had pain. We were at the ocean and kept it in cold water. After a few hours it was almost gone. Now, she woke up with a rash around the sting. The sting spot is red and a bit swollen. Is this normal??

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I'm bumping up your post for attention. bump.gif Anyone have experience to share? OP, do you have a health care provider that you can check with?
 


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So, in case this happens to anyone else-The rash was really itchy and red and a bit swollen for two days then I felt like it improved and then I could really see improvement. The only thing I did was give homeopathic Apis (may or may not have been the correct choice) and put ssssting stop on it. What I found out online was that it would be conserning if it did not get better but got worse. I also kept an eye out for other weirdness because you can have other reactions to bee stings, even way after the sting.

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How is she now?

If the stinger was left in, it can continue to inject it's 'poison'. The other thing I'm wondering is -- is it possible it was a jellyfish sting?
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