Helpful Hints – Treating A Bee Sting
We hope you don’t get stung by a bee, but if you do please use these Helpful Hints:
- Honeybees leave stingers, wasps and yellow-jackets do not
- If a honeybee stings you: extract stinger as soon as possible; DO NOT pinch stinger, scrape it to the side with a credit card or other flat edge
- Medicate with benadryl; use cold pack and/or hydrocortisone cream
- If child is stung, distract them to avoid thinking about the pain
Once again, we hope that you don’t need to use these hints, but if you do let us know if they were effective!