Aid For Insect Bite And Bee Sting



Everyone has had an insect bite or sting at one time or another be it celebs or beggars, no one is safe from bites and stings. Most bites or stings, whether from mosquitoes, flies, bees or wasps, result in a very mild reaction to the venom that the insect has injected into you. This results in redness, minor swelling, and pain or itching at the site of the bite or sting. 


Some of the tips that should be kept handy for future aid.First aid care for insect bites or stings:

  1. Wash the area with soap and water.
  2. If the stinger is still in the skin, remove it by scraping gently across the skin with a flat-edged object.
  3. Apply calamine lotion, an antihistamine cream, or a paste of baking soda and water to the area several times a day until itching and pain are resolved.
  4. Place a cold compress or an ice pack on the site of the sting or bite for about 10 minutes to reduce pain and swelling.

If there are signs of a severe allergic reaction:

  1. Ask someone to call for medical help
  2. Help the person to remain calm and lie quietly, with legs elevated. If vomiting, turn on his or her side to prevent choking. Do not give anything to drink.
  3. If the person becomes unconscious and stops breathing, begin CPR and continue until medical help arrives.



Like it? Share with your friends!

BMS Team

We, at, believe in sharing knowledge and giving quality information to our BMS students. We are here to provide and update you with every details required by you BMSites! If you want to join us, please mail to [email protected]


Facebook comments:

Choose A Format
Personality quiz
Series of questions that intends to reveal something about the personality
Trivia quiz
Series of questions with right and wrong answers that intends to check knowledge
Voting to make decisions or determine opinions
Formatted Text with Embeds and Visuals
The Classic Internet Listicles
The Classic Internet Countdowns
Open List
Submit your own item and vote up for the best submission
Ranked List
Upvote or downvote to decide the best list item
Upload your own images to make custom memes
Youtube, Vimeo or Vine Embeds
Soundcloud or Mixcloud Embeds
Photo or GIF
GIF format