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Bee and Wasp Stings Topic Guide

Bee and Wasp Stings Bee and Wasp Stings: Bees and Wasps are venomous, meaning they have poison stings that may cause pain, swelling, and allergic reactions. If a person with no allergic symptoms receives a sting, a home remedy may be all that that is necessary for relief. A group of many stings or allergic reaction to a sting may require emergency medical treatment.

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promethazine (rectal) Promethazine (rectal)

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promethazine (oral) Promethazine (oral)

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prednisone Prednisone

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prednisolone Prednisolone

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