First Aid For Insect Bites And Insect Stings

Buddy Boy By Buddy Boy, 20th Oct 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Learn The Symptoms Of Insect Bites And Insect Stings And How To Deal With Them. Please Read On For More Important Information. These Tips Can Be Very Helpful.

First Aid For Insect Bites And Insect Stings

Insect stings or bites do occur when they defend themselves naturally with their natural defense mechanism or to feed off from the human body. As the insects inject acids like formic acid, the bitten area will have skin reaction causing itching after it becomes red and swell. The stings from bees, fire ants, hornets and wasps sometimes cause allergic reactions like anaphylaxis.

Symptoms of Insect bites and Insect stings

1. Immediately after the sting, you need to check if there is a Swelling on the bitten area.

2. If the sting is strong, it would cause more Pain and look if there is more pain.

Dealing with Insect bites and Insect stings

1. Look at the area of the sting. If the sting is still existing and embedded, it has to be removed immediately with the help of Tweezers .

2. You need to apply a cold compress on the sting area so it would ease the swelling.

3. Look at the Bitten area for the next day and look whether the pain and swelling exists or not.

If the swelling and pain are not controlled for the next day or if you haven’t identified which insect has bitten, then it is always suggestible to make an appointment and Consult the Doctor.


Allergic, Allergic Reaction, Bees, Bites, First Aid, Hornet, Insect, Stings, Wasp, Wasp Sting, Wasps

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