What is a good home remedy for a wasp sting?

Answer If it left a stinger, get it out of there, the venom is in the bulb at the base of it.Make a paste of Baking Soda and water and pack it on there, leave it till it dries, then repeat as often as nec... Read More »

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Quick! home remedy for a bee sting please! made baking soda paste already sting is on foot?

From a pharmacist...the tobacco and mud solutions hold water. I assume you have already done this. It is time for Benadryl...capusles, not the topical. Don't drive.Feel better!

Bee sting or Wasp sting which hurts more?

The interesting thing is that bee and wasp stings are completely opposite. Bee stings are acidic, and thus can be neutralised with an alkali, whereas wasps are alkali and can be neutralised with an... Read More »

How can you tell a wasp sting from a bee sting?

Wasps are more likely to sting you, since they're a lot more aggressive than bees. You can tell the difference easily, bees leave their stingers in your skin and die a while later. Wasps don't have... Read More »


Ice the eye and take some antihistamines - e.g benadryl, zyrtec, or claratyne - these will help with the swelling.Edit for Adam - antihistamines are basic treatment for a swollen, puffy bug bite, e... Read More »