How To Treat Insect Stings This Summer And Avoid Health Complications


For most of us, we eagerly await the coming of summer for the sunshine, being able to spend more time outdoors, and so much more. We love just about everything about summer except, that is, the bugs.

And while the warmer weather can bring the occasional insect bite or sting, it’s usually nothing more than a temporary annoyance. Most people can safely treat insect stings at home and avoid any adverse health complications.

Maintaining good health is essential at any time, but especially during these times. So, let’s look at how to treat the inevitable occasional bee, wasp, yellow jacket, and other insect stings. 

What are the Most Common Stinging Insects?

  • Honeybees
  • Bumblebees
  • Wasps
  • Hornets
  • Yellow Jackets
  • Fire Ants


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Honeybees are not typically aggressive. They only sting if their hive is threatened or if they’ve been stepped on.


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