Got a bee under the veil, and got stung below my eye, right at the top of my cheek bone, kind of in the area where people get puffy eyes. Just below the eyelid. Hurts like heck, but no vision problems yet. Any reason to be concerned?
Also the flesh is delicate there, if it puffs up a lot, it may bruise somewhat when the swelling goes down, so really be prepared for the looks. I don't forsee any vision problems though, I had multiple sting around the eye recently with no vision issues. Of course, as usual, your mileage may vary.
Jen, my daughter, got stung in the corner of her eye. That side of her face swole up so you couldn't see her eye or her nose etc. The other side of her face looked normal.
Her husband said it was quite exciting as he got to sleep with 2 women
Also she was working a late emerg shift. She had a patient come in, who never even commented on her doctor's face, but whose complaint was a bee sting on her arm! It had happened 2 days prior, hardly any mark left, and the lady wanted to know when she could safely go back to work.
To which Jen replied...look at me..you didn't need to take any time off work in the first place!
Well, a few hours later now, and it puffed up a little, and it's real tender, but I'll be OK.
Been a rough week. Went kayaking on a river over the weekend and assisted in a river rescue of a young man that dislocated his shoulder. After tromping through the brush on the bank for 45 minutes, I noticed we were in this heavy patch of poison ivy. I'm covered in rashes from ankles to wrists. (No good deed goes unpunished) Now the swollen eye. I'm a mess.
Got hit (stung) above my eyelid and below my eyebrow two weeks ago. Swelling would go down during the day, then my eye would swell shut at night. That happened the first two nights, then no visible affects after that. I had some strange sensations in the muscles in my eye socket, but it was all over in a couple of days. Not a big deal.
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