This blog post includes spoilers from Bridgerton Season 2.
Suppose you’ve watched the third installment of Bridgerton Season 2. In that case, you’re aware of the story of Edmund Bridgerton, patriarch of the Bridgerton family, the father of Anthony, who passes away tragically after being stung by an insect. This made us think about whether a stinging bee can truly take your life that quickly? Is there a way Anthony could have helped his father? How risky is the second known bee sting from the novel? We’ve tried to answer the questions below with some assistance from a professional.
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In the TV show, the episode took around one minute. Extreme allergic reactions referred to as anaphylaxis or anaphylactic stress, are extremely common and can occur in a short time. I spoke with the doctor. Purvi. Parikh, an allergy and infectious disease doctor at NYU Langone Health, informed me that it’s “typical of anaphylaxis and occurs within the first couple of minutes.” However “the one minute from death can be a bit exaggerated.”
A few minutes watching a man suffering from an allergic reaction doesn’t sound like something you’d like to watch on TV. Are there any others on the show who could do to assist him?
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Today, we have EpiPens, an epinephrine-based delivery system that will stop anaphylaxis when the person injects themselves or another person experiencing reactions. Since anaphylaxis is a condition that takes a short time to develop so, you should make this injection as soon as you can.
In the novel The Viscount Who Loved Me In the book, it’s stated it wasn’t the only time Edmund was stung. He was already stung before and was perfectly fine. Julia Quinn, the author who wrote the book’s afterword, mentions the need for two bites to be able to determine whether you’re allergic. Do you think that’s the case?
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It’s possible to take two stings. Parikh informed me that the immune system must be exposed to more than one time for an allergy to be developed: “Your immune system has to experience something at least once and then decide whether it is a good match or not, and when it comes to the second it could experience a severe reaction.” If you are bitten once, you won’t feel any reaction, and the next time, it can be much more serious.
Have I been stung by bees before? What should I do?
Don’t rely on medical advice in Regency romances, regardless of how thorough the author did her study! Parikh said that although it may take a number of bee stings to trigger an allergic reaction, an allergy to bee stings like that of Edmund is uncommon: “The majority of people who are stung only once do not get the allergic reaction.” However, do you not want to be infected?
Okay, I’ll be careful not to irritate any bees. However, this makes me think, What if Edmund was afflicted with a severe bee allergy? What would happen to Anthony? Could he be to bees too?
Not necessarily. Parikh said that when you have a relative who suffers from any allergies, the chance of becoming allergic (again or to anything!) is greater. However, it’s not certain that Anthony will also suffer from an extremely severe allergy to bees. It’s not an easy Punnett Square calculation. Genetics are more complex.
Perhaps in the novel, Anthony ought not to be so eager to attempt to pull the venom from Kate’s chest, especially when she is stung by a bee …
Sorry, Anthony does what the book?
You’ve probably watched the television show Kate is stung the bee. Anthony, who is traumatized by his father’s death, panics and demands to be assured that she’s okay. In the book, however, the character truly freaks out and tries to pull the venom that stings straight from her chest. By using his mouth. Scandalous! Yet, in the act of what could only be called cowardice, Netflix does not depict this.
Do you think sucking out the venom assists?
Parikh stated that it might help reduce the quantity of venom that gets into Kate’s system. However, after the stabbing, the venom has already been absorbed. Anthony’s … response might help, but it’s not going to completely erase the impact of the painful sting. It’s probably not worth the stares Kate was greeted with when he wrapped the job.
What is the likelihood that Anthony has an allergy to bees stings? Doesn’t he have to risk everything here?
Maybe you would have too in the event that your father had died and you were afraid of the same fate that could befall your lover! However, Parikh said he may be placing himself in danger. The book doesn’t say in its book whether Anthony is able to spit out the poison or swallows it; however, Parikh stated that “some could get inside the body, even if he doesn’t swallow it simply through absorption into the mouth, so it’s risking his life.”
Then why not be thankful that EpiPens were invented, keep bees in the shade, and don’t take the venom from your unmarried female friend’s bosom with her permission?