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How Do You Avoid Wasps Stinging You Does Off Spray Work Against Wasps Too
Clean the area: Clean the area and apply "after bite".Warm compress, etc. ...Read more
If my two y/o is stung by a wasp/bee, what is the best way to ease the pain quickly? And can he have a topical Benadryl spray? Any other tips? Thanks!
One fast remedy: How about applying a paste made up of a 1 to 1 mix of water and baking soda. It is a very soothing. ...Read more
Spray at night: Your local hardware store has sprays for this purpose. It's best to use them at night, when the wasps are in the nest and don't want to fly. However, there is a risk of getting stung. If you don't want to take this risk, particularly if you've ever had an allergic reaction to an insect sting, it is best to call a local pest extermination to get rid of the nest. Let the pros take the risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is reported to: An anti-wasp spray can be made from a well mixed concoction of 1 part liquid dish washing soap ; 3 parts of water. This can be sprayed on wasps or their nests with either spray bottle or a hose end sprayer. Be aware however, that there is the possibility of being stung. Wear protective covering over face, eyes, body ; ensure that family members, pets ; neighbors are protected. ...Read more
Depends on severity: If truly and severely allergic, treatment at home or outside the hospital would be with an Epipen (or Epipen jr.) and then going to the er. If just mildly itchy, Benadryl and Hydrocortisone creams. In between reactions would require evaluation by a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Use EpiPEN, go to ER: You may have no problem with this, but if you have an allergy or you think you do, my advice is to get to an er asap. They will give you Epinephrine so you don't go into anaphylactic shock, which can close your airway and kill you. After this episode is over, you might want to see your doctor and get an epipen, which is a shot of Epinephrine you can give yourself quick if this happens again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is alright to : Worry. However, if you are not allergic - it is most likely that your reaction will consist of pain, swelling and redness at the site. For generalized reaction please obtain prompt medical help. Seek medical care for milder allergic reactions: swelling of > 4 inches, nausea, GI cramps, diarrhea. ...Read more
I'm 23 yo and have never been stung by a wasp, bee, scorpion, other stinging insect. Does this increase my likelihood of being allergic if I get stung ?
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