Patient Comments: Bee and Wasp Sting - Diagnosis

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Comment from: Barb, 55-64 Female (Caregiver) Published: October 30

My sister got bit by a wasp on her ankle. It is all red and swollen, and now she's in bed with fever. We will go to the doctor tomorrow if symptoms worsen.

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