What to Do…Bee and Wasp Stings

What to Do…Bee and Wasp Stings

• Bee & wasp stings can induce anaphylaxis, a reaction to the sting that is not just because of the pain and it can be life threatening. Always seek veterinary advise if breathing is compromised, or swelling occurs
• Scrape away the barb with finger nail or plastic eg. Credit card
• Apply soothing ointment such as aloe vera gel or calendula cream.
• Homeopathic Apis or Traumeel can be helpful
• A vet visit and pain relieving medication may be necessary