How to Treat a Bee Sting

The best thing about bee’s stings is to avoid them all together. Try not wearing a scent that will attract bees have you stung. This is not always the case as there are times you or someone else is going to be stung. Sometimes you will come across a nest unknowingly. When you get stung, the first thing that you need to do is to pull out the bee sting. The typical bee will leave their sting inside the body while for the hornet and wasp they do not.

Ensure that you wash the stung area. Every bee sting will be accompanied with pain. In addition there will also be some kind of reddening around the wound. Make use of ice packs to limit the swelling. The pain normally eases after sometime but if it persists, a victim may be given ibufren. Apply an antihistamine to stop the itching.

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