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When a Bee stings..does it always leavethe stinger in the skin...or is it possible that the stinger falls out before staying trapped in the skin?


Asked by kimberlyinberea at 3:55 PM on Jul. 15, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • I believe they usually do, but my daughter got stung by a bee just 2 wks ago and I did not see a stinger in her skin. It heeled up fine. But I would try to swipe something acrossed it to be sure.

    Also if you are worried about it you can get a clay mixture at any health food store (or use mud) and it will harden and pull anything out...So i've heard...hope it helps : )

    Answer by 3blondebeauties at 4:14 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • it can fall out,especially if you feel the sting and swipe at it.

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 3:57 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • Use the edge of a credit card and drag it over the sting area to pull the stinger out. Bees generally leave stingers behind and wasps generally don't.

    Answer by slw123 at 9:20 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

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