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What kind of insect are killer bees?

What kind of insect are killer bees?

Agressive bees: The "killer bees" are a group of bees that are more aggressive then other bees. Being more aggressive they are feared as they have been known to chase people who have disturbed their nest. I am not sure if they are physically different from other bees. ...Read more

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What is a legit site to buy bee Polen?

What is a legit site to buy bee Polen?

Try to get local: There are many "legit" sites to buy supplements. http://www.iherb.com is among the best. However, you will receive the greatest benefits from bee pollen by taking pollen from bees that live near you, as they will have pollen from the plant in your region. Contact your local beekeepers at http://inlandbeemail.com/index.php/local-honey-producers-mainmenu-42 to obtain local pollen. ...Read more

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I want help with my bee keeping, deathly allergic?

I want help with my bee keeping, deathly allergic?

This may not be the: Best recreation or career choice for you. My brother and his wife are beekeepers but in spite of the protection they use they still get stung one in a while. It this is your heart's desire i would consult with an allergist. ...Read more

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Is it true that Bee Balm is antibacterial? Can I put it on cuts?

Is it true that Bee Balm is antibacterial?  Can I put it on cuts?

No------yes: Not significant. Note that if it were antibacterial, that might be bad. For example, Bacitracin and neosporin have been shown to be harmful to use on cuts or burns. And, yes, you can put it on cuts. But it is less useful on cuts than vaseline. ...Read more

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How do I keep bees away from my yard, with a child that's allergic?

How do I keep bees away from my yard, with a child that's allergic?

Entomologist: Bees generally don't bother people, unless they are disturbed. Avoid landscaping that will attract them, don't leave sweet foods and beverages unattended, and teach your child not to swat at them, but to simply walk away if they see bees. Check with your state entomologist for additonal suggestions. ...Read more

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I have 2 kids and so does by boyfriend we bee tiring 3 years now. Together and nothing wats wrong?

I have 2 kids and so does by boyfriend we bee tiring 3 years now. Together and nothing wats wrong?

Consultation time: After 2yrs of trying it is reasonable to have a consultation with a fertility center.Your pcp or OB can provide you some basic information but both you & your boyfriend should have some basic workup to identify any factors interfere with conception.With that information you can better understand that might just take longer or might need assistance. ...Read more

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I stepped on a bee and tried to pull the stinger out but only half came out. What happens to the other half?

I stepped on a bee and tried to pull the stinger out but only half came out. What happens to the other half?

Try to scrape it out: With a credit card or other flat surface. Venom sac / stinger contains venom which enters your skin. Clean area w soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments (10 on/10 off). Can try tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make paste of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water ; apply. Need tetanus shot every 10 years. Throat, airway, mouth swelling or difficulty breathing? ...Read more

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Stung by a bee what to do first?

Stung by a bee what to do first?

#1 remove stinger: Remove the stinger asap by scraping against the skin with a credit card or another flat edged object. Dont" squeeze. If you have wheezing, swelling of tongue, airway, lips or difficulty breathing - the first step should be to call 911. ...Read more