Well, drat.

Discussion in 'The Fire Hydrant' started by Gempress, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. Gempress

    Gempress Walks into Mordor

    Aug 12, 2005
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    I got stung by a bee for the first time yesterday, right in the crook of my elbow. My mother and sister are allergic to certain types of insect stings, so I went ahead and took benadryl right away.

    Guess what? It was a good thing I did. Turns out that I'm allergic to bee stings. *sigh* I had some slight swelling of my tongue and throat. The only reason I noticed is because I was tripping over words while speaking, and I could feel some resistance when swallowing dinner.

    This morning I have a red, swollen, itcy area about 5-6 inches in diameter all around the sting. Drat. Oh well. One more thing to bring up to my allergy doctor. Joy.

    Pardon me while I go sulk and try not to scratch.

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