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Did i have an unusual reaction to a wasp sting?

About 2 weeks ago i was stung by a wasp in my upper arm basically on the back side of where my bicep is (on the opposite side of the arm) sorry about anatomy. I applied hydrogen peroxide and baking soda to the small bump i had at the time. There was some shooting pain down my arm to the side kind of on the right part of my lower arm on the top (lateral group of antibrachial muscles?) Well the pain went completely away the next day and i barely felt a bump 2 days later. Then 1 week later the site became slowly itchy like a mosquito bite then by that evening it was inflamed about 4 inches across and itched so bad it was a very intense itch and inflammation. I am now on day 5 from those symptoms starting and it is not very red and inflamed its actually hard to see the redness but i still feel it. There is a dull pain on the lateral side of my lower arm and a sharp sting that comes and goes especially when i am moving it. I'm just so worried that it might be nerve damage, my immune system overacts to everything. Are there any complications possible from being stun in the arm? I looked online and saw that there are 3 nerves in that part of the arm musculotaneous, radial, ulnar, maybe more. Any advice would be nice. Im 5'8 and weight 170 eat healthy. Thank you
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Hello~To my knowledge, I don't think that any nerve damage can be done by a wasp sting, but, to be on the safe side, if your symptoms continue, I would certainly see your GP.
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Hey SassyLassie thank you! I will definitely see my PCP if is not better soon. This has been so difficult to deal with!
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