Most persons experience relief within an hour or two of a bee sting. Moderate reactions may linger for five to 10 days in some individuals, says Mayo Clinic. More »

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WebMD suggests putting a paste of baking soda and water directly on the sting site. An ice pack can also be applied to relieve pain and swelling. If the site is itchy, calamine lotion may be helpful. More »

Once the stinger has been removed, treat the pain and itching of a bee sting with ice, an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medication such as ibuprofen and an over-the-counter antihistamine such as diphenhydramine, acc... More »

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Mild pneumonia in most healthy persons does not require hospitalization, with symptoms typically clearing up in two or three weeks. However, more serious infections among especially young and old patients may require bri... More »

Toothpaste eases the pain in a bee sting because the glycerin dries up the venom latent inside the area of the sting. Combining toothpaste with ice on the area around the sting eases the pain for many people after about ... More »

Once the stinger has been removed, treat the pain and itching of a bee sting with ice, an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medication such as ibuprofen and an over-the-counter antihistamine such as diphenhydramine, acc... More »

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Symptoms of a delayed reaction to a bee sting include fever, itching, rash, joint pain and fatigue. Clotting disorders and Inflammation of the brain, nerves or kidneys can also be signs of a delayed reaction. Other sympt... More »