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What do you put on a bee sting--baking soda?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Options
Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with a credit card.
Clean with soap & warm water. Apply a paste of 2 parts baking soda & 1 part water. Or: apply enzyme based meat tenderizer poultice & wrap area. Or: mix water & activated charcoal - apply paste. Or: mix clay-like soil with water - apply. For throat, airway or tongue swelling – call 911 even if an epi-pen was used.

In brief: Options
Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with a credit card.
Clean with soap & warm water. Apply a paste of 2 parts baking soda & 1 part water. Or: apply enzyme based meat tenderizer poultice & wrap area. Or: mix water & activated charcoal - apply paste. Or: mix clay-like soil with water - apply. For throat, airway or tongue swelling – call 911 even if an epi-pen was used.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: Meat tenderizer
Actually meat tenderizer beraks down the venom better as a natural remedy.
Topical ointments such as foilles are also useful.

In brief: Meat tenderizer
Actually meat tenderizer beraks down the venom better as a natural remedy.
Topical ointments such as foilles are also useful.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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