Pictou County councillor has close 'brush with death' after bee sting
"I have been stung all my life and have not had any problem so when I got stung, last night I didn't think anything of it. But within 15 minutes I started to itch all over and I was sweating so I knew something bad was happening." He made his way to his ...
Home Remedy for Bee Stings in Children
The whitening beads actually create a mild abrasive that tends to relieve the itch ... from a bee sting. Clean the sting site with soap and water, dry the area and then apply a thick covering of the paste, leaving it on for 15 to 20 minutes. After 20 ...
How to avoid and treat bee stings
You don't want to be scrambling for your pediatrician's advice in the painful minutes after ... and long pants if you'll be hiking through flowery fields Stay calm when a bee is nearby; running will only excite the bee, making it more likely to sting
When One Bee Sting is Your Last
College freshman Helen Tobin has practically grown up with an EpiPen in her pocket after suffering multiple severe allergic reactions to bee stings. The 18-year-old from Des Moines, Iowa, was stung for the first time when she was only 4 when a bee sting on ...
How to prevent and treat bug bites and stings
How to treat bites Insect bites and bee stings react because of venom injected into the skin. The severity of reaction depends on your child’s sensitivity to the venom. Most reactions are mild, causing redness, local swelling and irritation or itching.