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Cause of Bee Sting Reactions
Local Skin Reactions to the Sting
Anaphylactic Reaction to the Sting
Prevention of Bee Stings
This photo shows a localized reaction to a bee sting. There is mild redness in an oval 4 inches (10 cm) wide of the left upper arm.
The stinger looks like a tiny black dot in the center of the sting. There are many different methods of removal. Removing the stinger quickly is more important than the method of removal used.
A paper wasp in its nest.
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Pediatrics, Pulmonology - Pediatric, Critical Care - Pediatric
Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine - Pediatric
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