To remove a wasp stinger, have the patient remain still, and scrape the stinger out with a butter knife or some other blunt object, as reported by MedlinePlus. Alternatively, use your fingers or tweezers to pull out the ... More » Health Insect & Animal Bites

Remove a paper wasp nest by spraying with a commercial wasp spray at night, when wasps are inactive. Stand at a safe distance, and douse the entire nest, covering each cell with pesticide. Remove and dispose of the nest ... More »

To remove a wasp nest, knock it down if it is in its early stages, spray the nest with insecticide, and remove the nest manually by trapping it in a garbage bag. The degree of difficulty varies depending on the severity ... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Stinging Insects

Bee stingers left in place continue to inject more venom into the sting, causing more swelling and additional pain. While conventional wisdom recommended scraping the stinger away using the edge of a credit card or other... More »

Place ice wrapped in a washcloth on a wasp sting for approximately 20 minutes each hour, according to WebMD. Wash the site with soap and water, and then apply antibiotic ointment. Use ibuprofen for pain and an antihistam... More » Health Insect & Animal Bites

A combination of ice, antihistamines and pain medication makes the best treatment for a wasp sting, according to WebMD. For people who are not allergic to wasp stings, no more medical care is necessary. More » Health Insect & Animal Bites

According to MedlinePlus, applying an ice compress on the sting site for 10 minutes and then removing it for 10 minutes can alleviate skin swelling after a wasp sting. This process should be repeated. More » Health Insect & Animal Bites