The following was published on Arizona Bee Kings.
For most of us, a bee sting is just a nuisance. You’re not expecting it, and then bam! Now you’ve got some redness, itchiness, minor swelling around the stung area, but no real serious issues.
However, if you’re allergic to bee stings or have been stung multiple times, bee stings can be problematic and even life-threatening.
When a bee stings you, it leaves behind a venomous toxin in your skin that can cause a minor irritation to most people, while other people are allergic to this toxin and it can cause more serious damage. If the allergic reaction becomes severe, you can experience anaphylactic shock and this will require emergency medical intervention.
Whether the bee sting is just a minor nuisance or you are severely allergic to bee stings, you should know what to do for a bee sting. For traditional home remedies for bee stings, alternative home remedies for bee stings, common symptoms of a bee allergy, emergency medical treatment for bee stings, types of bees in Arizona, common questions about bees, and absolutely everything you need to know about what to do for a bee sting, keep reading!
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