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Mowing the lawn last night I got stung on the temple WOW it hurt so much more than the hands. Well I removed the sting carried on with the lawns no further problems. Woke up this morning and looked like this. Side of my face swollen and couldnt open my eye.

 
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Take antihistamine, preferably 2 and obviously keep a watch on future reactions as it may be the start of something nasty.

And yes the thin areas do hurt. Temple, ear brow, nose and so on.

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Been to docs he gave me more antihistamenes and said to watch out for infection. It is open a bit now though. Not a bad reaction as doc said as the skin is tighter on your head the swelling goes to the next easiest place.
 

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Look on the bright side, people will recognise you if you go to stoneleigh:)
 

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Look on the bright side,

That'll be the right side then, will it?

I was deaf as a post on one side when one stung my ear last year .

Regards, RAB
 

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Just be aware that this a reaction that needs to be thought about as the next one may be worse or not. If worse the next time then the whole matter will need some serious thought.

I have said it often and say it again, bees can kill.

PH
 

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Peter you are becoming a tad paranoid :lurk5:.
Read the statisticsbee-smillie.
It took me literally years to get past the exaggerated swelling phase :bigear:.
Warn people by all means but being over dramatic helps little ! .

John Wilkinson
Ps I know bees kill but I've never heard of anyone personally or indeed anyone around who have subsequently died from anyphalactic shock !
 

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Not overly dramatic at all John.

I have two dead dogs to my discredit.

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HIS LEFT

Sorry must have got mixed up. I thought the dark side would be the closed eye and the bright side would be the right. Verry sorree.

RAB
 

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ouch, how close did you get?
 

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