How To Treat Bee Sting, Home Remedy, Treatment & Precautions

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Here are some of the symptoms of a bee sting at various stages Bee Sting Treatment that reduces the severity of bee sting.


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How To Treat Bee Sting, Home Remedy, Treatment & Precautions / myhomehealthtips

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Most of the people who work in fields will surely come across a bee sting, which is just a nuisance. You may experience temporary swelling, redness, sharp pain, warmth, and itching at the sting site, but no serious complications. They can even be life-threatening. When a bee stings you at any place, it leaves a venomous toxin that can cause unpleasant symptoms. Here are some of the symptoms of a bee sting at various stages Bee Sting Treatment that reduces the severity of bee sting . Minor Symptoms of Bee Sting Include: Pain Redness Swelling Burning or itching / myhomehealthtips

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Symptoms that can develop including / myhomehealthtips Swelling , which can cause problems with swallowing and breathing Hives and swelling Chest tightness and a feeling of tightness in the throat Sudden weakness Increased heart rate Decrease in blood pressure Cramps Abdominal pain Vomiting Diarrhea

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1. Honey: Honey is one of the best home remedies for bee sting which is rich in anti-inflammatory properties. It may help with wound healing, pain, and itching. To treat, apply some raw honey on the affected area. Meanwhile, Cover with a loose bandage and leave on for up to an hour. / myhomehealthtips

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2. Baking soda: Make a thick paste of baking soda and water which is known to neutralize bee venom to reduce itching, pain, and swelling. Apply a thick layer of baking soda paste to the affected area. Cover the paste with a bandage. Leave on for at least 15 minutes and re-apply as needed a day. / myhomehealthtips

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3. Apple cider vinegar : Vinegar may also help neutralize bee venom. Soak the sting site in a basin of apple cider vinegar for at least 15 minutes. You can also soak a bandage or cloth in the vinegar and then apply it to the sting site. / myhomehealthtips

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4. Toothpaste: It’s unclear why toothpaste can help bee stings. At the same time, Some people claim that alkaline toothpaste neutralizes acidic honeybee venom. At the same time, If true, however, toothpaste won’t work on alkaline wasp venom. Either way, toothpaste is an inexpensive and easy home remedy to try. Apply it on the affected area. / myhomehealthtips

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5. Meat tenderizer: Meat tenderizer is rich in papain which is also believed to help break down the protein that causes pain and itching. To treat a bee sting this way, make a solution of one-part meat tenderizer and four parts water. Apply to the sting site for up to 30 minutes . / myhomehealthtips 6. Wet aspirin tablet: Home remedies for bee sting include aspirin tablet which reduces the symptoms of a bee sting. It is known for reducing the pain and swelling of a bee sting is to apply a wet aspirin or aspirin paste to the sting site. Similarly , A study showed that applying aspirin topically to bee stings or wasp stings actually increased redness and didn’t decrease the duration of swelling or pain compared to using ice alone.

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7. Herbs and oils : The following are the herbs which are rich in anti-inflammatory properties and may help relieve symptoms of bee sting: Aloe vera :  It is known for soothing the skin and relieving pain. Meanwhile, If you have an aloe vera plant, break off a leaf and squeeze the gel directly onto the affected area. Calendula cream : It is an antiseptic used to heal minor wounds and ease skin irritation. Apply the cream directly to the sting site and cover with a bandage. Lavender essential oil:  It has anti-inflammatory abilities and can help relieve swelling. Dilute the essential oil with a carrier oil, such a coconut or olive oil. Apply few drops of oil on the site to relieve symptoms of the bee sting. Tea tree oil:  It is a natural antiseptic and may ease bee sting pain. Always mix tea tree oil with any other carrier oil and use it. Witch hazel:   It is one of the true herbal home remedies for bee stings and insect bites. It reduces the itching, inflammation, and pain. Similarly, Apply witch hazel directly to the bee sting as needed. / myhomehealthtips

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Precautions to reduce the risk of a Bee Sting: / myhomehealthtips Don’t walk around barefoot outside. Leave beehives alone. Don’t wear sweet-smelling perfume, hair products, or body products . Stay away from uncovered garbage cans. Don’t drive with your windows down. Avoid drinking from open soda cans. Don’t wear bright colors or clothes with flowery prints. Cover your food.

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