How long does a honey bee sting last for?

Answer Bee stings only last two days or so, but I've never got one on my foot. That will probably irritate it. I once got a hornet sting and put some honey on it and the pain went away really quickly, but... Read More »

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Is a honey bee sting worse than yellowjacket?

I've been stung by both and the yellow jackets are way more painful and they don't die when they sting you so they keep coming back to sting you again.

How long does a bee sting usually swell for..?

Please do not scratch it no matter how itchy it becomes. After removing the stinger carefully with a tweezer, put on some antiseptic cream on it. Try not to put too much pressure on it. It should e... Read More »

How long does a wasp sting hurt?

Usually up to an hour. It can be stopped immediately if you apply sting relief.

How long can dead wasps sting?

Dead wasps can sting for as long as an hour after death because the venom sac attached to the stinger continues pulsing as an autonomic reflex. However, there may still be poison in the sac even af... Read More »