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Discussion: Yikes!

in: anniemac; anniemac > 2018-08-25

Aug 25, 2018 7:16 PM # 
hughmac⁴:
Glad you’re okay, that can really be freaky
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Aug 25, 2018 7:16 PM # 
anniemac:
Just got a glimpse of the back of my thigh where they stung. It's a big fat swollen pouch. Weird.
Aug 25, 2018 8:11 PM # 
hughmac⁴:
Yeah, histamines! They’re flushing the mild poison from the stings / bites. Bees, or yellowjackets? Get some Benadryl, stat! And just plain ice can really help, too. Ice bath?
Aug 25, 2018 10:45 PM # 
JanetT:
And watch out next time.

You may not be allergic yet, but getting stung by a swarm can be dangerous down the road. Depends on how your body handles histamines. Hope you feel better soon!
Aug 26, 2018 12:56 PM # 
anniemac:
Yeah I think Yellowjackets the little assholes. Thanks guys!
Aug 26, 2018 5:52 PM # 
Sswede:
Those are the worst! Hope the stings don’t get itchy.

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