Wasps sting but do not leave the stinger behind as bees do. Therefore, the wasp is able to sting again. Stings are typically treated with an injectable epinephrine if the person is allergic. More »

After being stung by a wasp, remove the stinger with either your fingernail or a credit card, suggests WebMD. Immediately afterward, apply ice to the sting for 20 minutes of each hour that you feel pain. More »

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Wasp stings generally require only treatment at home, including taking the stinger out (if present), washing the site of the sting, and applying ice to reduce swelling. Pain medications and antihistamines may also be nee... More »

Wasps can hypothetically sting an unlimited amount of times before they die. Although many species of bee die after a single sting, wasps are able to sting repeatedly with no known end. More »

Female carpenter bees rarely sting, although they may if they are extremely provoked or roughly handled. Males are incapable of stinging. Although the carpenter bee is often mistaken for the bumblebee because of its appe... More »

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To start keeping bees as a hobby or commercial venture, first gather as much information as possible and look up any city restrictions concerning keeping bee hives. Then, collect the necessary equipment and gear before p... More »

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Valuable as pollinators of shrubs, flowers and trees, the term digger bee refers to several species of bees that burrows into the ground to build their nests. The females construct these underground nests, line them with... More »

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