Call 911 anytime you think you may need emergency care. For example, call if:
- You have symptoms of a severe allergic reaction. These may include:
Call your doctor now or seek immediate medical care if:
- You have symptoms of an allergic reaction, such as:
- You have a lot of swelling around the site (such as your entire arm or leg is swollen).
- You have signs of infection, such as:
- Increased pain, swelling, redness, or warmth around the sting.
- Red streaks leading from the area.
- Pus draining from the sting.
- A fever.
Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to contact your doctor if:
- You do not get better as expected.