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Bee Sting

bad bee sting (not bad enough to go to the ER). Any ideas how to help it..

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twinmommy2010

Asked by twinmommy2010 at 9:18 PM on Jun. 25, 2010 in Health

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  • A baking soda paste? Sudafed? Ask the pharmacist, they often have good ideas.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 9:20 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • Have tried baking soda and ice...Thank you!!
    twinmommy2010

    Comment by twinmommy2010 (original poster) at 9:21 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • Cold pack, Benydril (depending on what other meds you take) and topical Cortaid or whatever anti itch (make sure it is clean first) also Bactine helps sometimes. GL!
    hotrodmomma

    Answer by hotrodmomma at 9:22 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • If you have tobacco that will also help. Wet it and make a paste. It helps draw the sting out.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 9:23 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • i do baking soda and water. take a cup of baking soda and a enough water to make a paste and put it on the area. it will pull the stinger and poison out
    knagsmom

    Answer by knagsmom at 9:25 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • I heard putting meat tenderizer will help
    jessran1218

    Answer by jessran1218 at 9:26 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • Cold water helped me and I think I used vinegar too.
    purpleducky

    Answer by purpleducky at 9:33 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • Zyrtec, that's my allergists 1st choice, and topical hydrocortizone.
    ThrivingMom

    Answer by ThrivingMom at 9:49 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • ammonia will take the sting out
    Ice will bring down swelling
    activated charcoal will draw out any poisons left in there
    Not sure what sypmtoms you are wanting to releive. :)
    new_mom808

    Answer by new_mom808 at 10:28 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

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