I was stung by a yellow jacket yesterday The sting

Patient : I was stung by a yellow jacket yesterday. The sting site remained relatively small with burning and itching. Within a couple hours i had extreme nausea no vomiting, and a bad headache. The nausea and headache and weak feeling remain today. I took claritin d yesterday after the sting and benadryl last night. should these symptoms still be bothering me almost 24hrs after the sting. Iv never had an allergic reaction to stings in the past
Doctor :   Thank you for writing to us. Usually a reaction to a sting does not last more than a few hours. But, this depends on the severity of the reaction. Since you say that you have had many stings before, you may have become sensitized to the yellow jacket. The yellow jacket will cause an allergy to the area and allergy systemically. I recommend that you see a Doctor to help you. He will assess to see if your hemodynamics are ok. And also, to see that the other parameters are ok. Hope this helps you. All the best.

Related Q&A

Q: I was in vacation and 4 days into the trip I developed a itchy feeling all over my body. I have no bite marks however...

Q: I got a test ige immunoglobulin serum test . The value cams 520 ? What does this mean . I am a 30 years old mum .

Q: My friend took alegra and tussin and speed and now he says he is having a hard time breathing and stayingawake

Q: Hello, I had my nose pierced about 4 weeks ago. I thought I was starting to get an infection but it turned out to be...

Q: I really want a cat but suffer with allergies. Is there any way I can live with one and control the allergy

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews