August 23, 2019

Reactions to Honey Bee Stings

There seems to be allot of discussion as what a normal reaction is to a honey bee sting, And what is an allergic reaction to a honey bee sting. These are the signs that point out the differences between the two. Symptoms Anaphylaxis Heat Exhaustion Heat Stroke Unusual skin color * * * Variable pulse rate & … [Read more...]

Normal Allergic Reactions to Insect Stings

NORMAL AND ALLERGIC REACTIONS TO INSECT STINGS I.    Normal, non-allergic reactions at the time of the sting Pain, sometimes sharp and piercing b. Burning, or itching burn c. Redness (erythema) around sting site A white area (wheal) immediately surrounding the sting site Swelling (edema) Tenderness to touch II.    Normal, non-allergic reactions hours or days after itching … [Read more...]