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Ice is a great way to help reduce the swelling from a wasp sting, the cold temperature slows down the blood flow to the insect sting.

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For Scrapes: Clean the scrape with water, but avoid getting soap in an open wound. Apply an antibiotic like Neosporin and cover with a bandage

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For Cuts: Use gentle pressure to stop the bleeding. If the bleeding has not slowed after 30 minutes of pressure, seek additional medical attention.

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Home Remedies for Wasp and Bee Stings: To treat insect stings using ice take an ice cube, This will help with the pain and reduce the swelling.

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To treat insect stings using ice take an ice cube, or an ice pack and place it on the wasp sting for around 20 minutes.

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Vinegar may also help neutralize bee venom. Soak the sting site in a basin of apple cider vinegar for at least 15 minutes.

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To treat bee stings with honey, apply a small amount to the affected area. Cover with a loose bandage and leave on for up to an hour.

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A popular home remedy for reducing the pain and swelling of a bee sting is to apply a wet aspirin or aspirin paste to the sting site.

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For Heat Exhaustion: Make sure to monitor symptoms to ensure heat exhaustion does not turn into heat stroke.

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To treat a bee sting: If itching and swelling are severe, taking an oral antihistamine such as Benadryl may bring relief.