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what do you put on a bee sting?

she is 6 years old?

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Asked by drink-lover at 5:44 PM on Jul. 25, 2009 in Health

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  • I know this sounds really gross, but it really works! If you or anyone you know smokes, get a cigarette, unroll it and press the tobacco to the sting. It will draw out the poison and help it heal. It will also make it feel a lot better!

    Answer by Emuu at 5:45 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • make sure the stinger is out first, then a cold compress to bring down swelling and some neosporin. nothing has ever worked pain wise for me so i wouldn't know what if anything would work to place on it, but motrin has always worked for me, it helps to reduce swelling and lessons the pain a bit.

    Answer by vabchmommy at 5:46 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • Baking soda mixed with water. It makes a paste that soothes and helps to draw out poison.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:47 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • we always did the tobacco thing too. It works quite well

    Answer by admckenzie at 5:47 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • yeah my mom did baking soda and water

    Answer by staciandababy at 5:58 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • My mom put Crisco on my sister's sting when we were little. I have no idea if it helps or not, I just remember that's what she did.

    Answer by whittear at 6:00 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • My Family has always used Mud. It makes the sting feel so much better

    Answer by firethearson at 6:02 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • mud it is, that or the cold with neosporin because that is all i have

    Answer by drink-lover at 6:16 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • Ice. That is the only thing I have ever used, other than Benedryl because I have a sensitivity to bee stings.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 7:24 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • Apis (homeopathy) or baking soda/water paste or meat tenderizer.

    Answer by SusieD250 at 10:25 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

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