What to do if you bite a wasp and how dangerous it is

The sensations of a bite of a wasp are very unpleasant. At first, a sharp pain is felt, then the bitten place swells and itches. However, not everyone knows how dangerous the bite of a small wasp can be for a person. It turns out that in some cases, its consequences can greatly affect health, and sometimes lead to death.

  • Looks like wasps
  • bite How dangerous
  • Consequences
  • Allergy
  • First Aid
  • Folk remedies
  • Validol
  • Clay
  • Golden mustache
  • Kalanchoe
  • Lemon
  • Mint
  • Dandelion
  • Parsley
  • Tansy
  • Wormwood
  • Soda
  • Urine
  • Earwax
  • Thyme
  • Garlic
  • Apple

How does the bite of the wasp

The place where the wasp stuck its sting becomes like a big bump. The swelling is reddish. It usually shows a puncture resulting from an insect attack.

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Is it dangerous

Doctors say that the danger from bites of wasps and bees can be fatal.

The number of deaths worldwide from attacks of wasps is 3 times higher than death from snake bites.

A single bite can only deliver a small amount of discomfort and pain to healthy people. They have the consequences of a bite within 2-3 days. But if young children, elderly people, women in the position, allergies, asthmatics or diabetics were subjected to the attack, the result can be difficult. With a large number of bites may develop anaphylactic shock, choking, coma or purulent inflammation.

The attack of insects can provoke: interference in their personal space, sudden movements and even the use of perfume with floral scent.

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Consequences of

Consequences largely depend on the location and number of bites, as well as on how allergic the victim is. Initially, the poison injected during a bite, can lead to the following unpleasant consequences:

  • severe pain in the place of bite;
  • tumor;
  • itching at the bite site and throughout the body;
  • heat;
  • nausea;
  • dizziness;
  • headache;
  • abdominal pain;
  • intoxication.
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Allergic reaction to bite develops in 30 minutes. The most rapid development occurs if the neck is affected, closer to the lymph nodes.

Poisoning the venous site first can cause itching all over the body, swelling of the face, palpitations, urticaria, then heat, body cramps, Quincke's edema and the most dangerous variant is anaphylactic shock, in which the cardiovascular system is disrupted and the victim losesconsciousness.

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First aid

After the appearance of dangerous signs of an allergic reaction, it is urgent to render first aid to the victim. Necessary measures:

  1. If there is a stinger in the skin of the stinger, remove it with tweezers;
  2. Treat the wound with an antiseptic, make a cold compress;
  3. If there are primary signs of allergy give an antihistamine drug( Diazolin, Suprastin, Kestin, Erius);
  4. Make a lotion from a solution of soda - 1 teaspoon of soda to a glass of water;
  5. Place bite with a special ointment from insect bites( Ketopin, Fenistil or baby cream);
  6. Give the victim more to drink, a sweet drink or tea. Alcohol is strictly prohibited!

After first aid, you must not lose your vigilance. It is better to call a doctor if:

  • bites were more than 5 pieces;
  • affected the face, neck, or mouth;
  • the affected core, allergic or asthmatic;
  • there are signs of suffocation and swelling.
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Folk remedies

Before treating ost bites at home, you need to make sure thatin the place of bite there is no sting. Then you can choose a suitable tool.

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Tablet Validol to crush, dilute with a few drops of water and attach to the wound.

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White or blue clay slightly dilute with alcohol and water, stir, roll a cake and attach it to the itchy place of the bite. This method will help pregnant women survive a bite of a wasp without consequences.

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Gold mustache

Compress based on alcohol tincture of a golden mustache relieve pain and swelling.

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A freshly cut Kalanchoe leaf or its juice is applied to the bite site.

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Squeeze lemon juice onto cotton wool and make a compress. For these purposes, also sour juice of berries, vinegar, sorrel. Such a remedy effectively removes the itch from the bite.

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Squeeze juice from a freshly picked sprig of mint and grease them with a bite.

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Extract the juice from the dandelion stems and rub it into the swollen bite zone. Be careful, the juice of dandelions is poorly washed off the skin and can leave stains on clothes.

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Recipe 1.
Remove parsley greens in a mortar until the juice appears and tie it to a sore spot. Change every 2-3 hours for a new one.

Recipe 2.
Pour two tablespoons of parsley root 400 ml of boiling water. Insist in the thermos for 8 hours. Drink ⅓ glass 3 times a day. This remedy is good for allergies.

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Recipe 1.
A few pieces of tansy to grind in a mortar and attach to a bite.

Recipe 2.
A handful of leaves or 3 tablespoons cones of tansy pour a glass of water, boil and boil for 15 minutes. Decoction to cool, strain and compress.

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Extract the juice from freshly picked wormwood and apply it to the bite site. It will remove swelling and pain.

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Add a few drops of water to a teaspoon of soda. Spread the thin gruel to the affected area. It will help to fight redness.

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Compress on the basis of human urine will help get rid of burning.

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It needs to cover the place of bite. It helps to remove pain, burning and swelling.

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Leaflets and flowers of thyme to crush in a mortar. The resulting gruel, overlap the bite zone. It will help to quickly remove pain and inflammation.

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Grind a clove of garlic and attach it to the wound in the form of a compress. He will quickly remove the tumor.

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Half of an apple or a green tomato should be attached to the bite by a place. She will quickly relieve the pain.

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