Bee Sting Treatment for Adults & Children in Silver Spring, MD
Fast Track Urgent Care’s fully equipped immediate care centers in Silver Spring and Kensington, Maryland, provide a full spectrum of walk-in treatment for bee stings, wasp stings, and other insect bites. If you or your child needs prompt care for a sting, we encourage you to visit one of our conveniently located centers. We have extended hours every day and never require appointments, so you can receive the care you need, right when you need it.
Can You Treat a Bee Sting at Home?
In many cases, pain and swelling from bee stings can be remedied at home with over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medication and an ice pack. However, it can be helpful to speak with a medical professional if your symptoms are particularly uncomfortable. Consider visiting Fast Track Urgent Care if your bee sting causes:
- Marked redness
- Swelling that worsens over the course of a few days
- Lingering pain
Should I Go to the ER for Bee Sting Treatment?
It’s important to note that some bee stings can cause severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) that warrant emergency medical attention. Be sure to call 911 or visit your nearest emergency room if you or someone around you experiences any of the following after a sting:
- Paled skin
- Shortness of breath
- A swollen tongue
- Loss of consciousness
- Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
Otherwise, you can visit Fast Track Urgent Care for fast, affordable, and convenient bee sting treatment on a walk-in basis. Our team is proud to serve residents and visitors of Silver Spring, Kensington, and surrounding communities.