This past summer, my adult daughter was stung by a bee on the back of her arm. She took Benadryl. She developed a large red rash which took about two weeks to go away. Then six days ago, she was treated at hospital for a bee sting to the back of the neck after a severe reaction. She was given a bolus of steroid & IV with famoditine. Upon her release she was given prescription for an oral steroid, which she finished. She awoke today to a large red rash / hives in area she was stung at. Will this too go away in a couple of weeks? I, of course, recommended that she go to the doctor. Is it common to have more symptoms after a week?
Till the allergen is there in the system, she will continue to develop reactions. She should consult her doctor. Some allergies can be life-threatening as they can precipitate anaphylactic shock in which the swelling can be so severe that it impairs the ability to breathe. Therefore, I would suggest you talk to your doctor about keeping an epipen.
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