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I was swapping out all the tops with my new tops I made with the feeder holes and top exit slots.

Cloudy all day and didn't take smoker about 45 minutes before dark. Now that I think about it, thats kinda all the wrong conditions hugh. Anyway, was done and taking off my suit about 20 feet away from hives. I waited a few minutes before removing suit. Didn't hear or see any bees.

Then pow, 2 hits right in the left temple. Thats not a good place to get hit.

Duh.:eek:
 

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Hey, I can actually do that. Both of em. ust one of my many talents.

OK, serious question, What tricks keep the swelling down. I look like Popeye this morning.
 

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Personally, when I do get a swelling, I just "sit it out' and it resides in a day or two. On the forum I have read that there are those who take Benedryl and it helps. But if you've waitind this long, I don't think that benedryl is a practical option any more. I think you've got to take it before you swell up.
 

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Personally, when I do get a swelling, I just "sit it out' and it resides in a day or two. On the forum I have read that there are those who take Benedryl and it helps. But if you've waitind this long, I don't think that benedryl is a practical option any more. I think you've got to take it before you swell up.
Bang on! :thumbsup:
 

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yankee11,
you can still take benedryl, it might help with the itching, although, efmesch and perry are right, the sooner you take it, the more effective it is. about the only other thing you can do if the area get's hot or really uncomfortable, is ice it.

"They say bee venum is good for arthritus"
it is, tecumseh in another thread said something to me, in effect, "you need not take the venom therapy all in one dose":lol:
 

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""OK, serious question, What tricks keep the swelling down.""

A glass of milk and two home made cookies will do it. Just give it a week to work and you will be fine.
 
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