Insect Bites and Stings

Our Advice:

  • Prevention is better than cure. If you are prone to nasty bites use an over the counter insect repellent.
  • Antihistamine tablets from the chemist will usually relieve most symptoms.
  • Bee stings should be scraped away rather than plucked to avoid squeezing more poison into the wound.
  • If you feel short of breath, very unwell or have generalised swelling consider seeking urgent medical advice.


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