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Small bump, itching in knuckle after bee sting.

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Hi - I got what I think was a bee sting on my knuckle while I was sleeping last Sunday/Monday night. go to a DR? It's been almost a week and there is still a small bump and itching. Do I need to need to go see a Dr? Also...at this point is a sever allergic reaction still possible?

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Hello,
Thank you for your query at DoctorSpring.com
I understand your concern.
At this point, no severe allergic reaction is possible anymore. So, do not worry. Since no medication was taken the swelling has still not subsided.
I will advise you a course of Tab. Claritin 10 mg once daily at bedtime for 5 days, and this will reduce the itching as well as the swelling.
Hope this was helpful,
Regards.


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy
Category: HIV- AIDS Specialist
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MBBS from Sri Ramachandra University in December 2011
M.Med (Family Medicine) - TNMGR University, Chennai
MBA-MPH in Public Health in March 2016, SRM University
Finished AFIH in March 2016, SRM University
MRCP ( UK ), Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians, June 2016
Fellowship in Diabetology from Martin Luther University in January 2017

Currently Resident Physician, in MD Radiodiagnosis - Kamakshi Memorial Hospital, Chennai
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