can also induce local infection because the stinging apparatus lodged in the tissue is contaminated with pathological bacteria .
Bees moving in the swarm tend to be less aggressive as there are no immatures (brood) to tend to or food to protect; however, because these bees are protecting the queen, any perceived threat may trigger an alarm pheromone resulting in bee stings
to anything nearby.
Acute polyradiculoneuropathy following honey bee sting
. Ann Indian Acad Neurol.
Though widely studied in western and African countries regarding various allergic reactions of bee sting
, the literature from India is sparse and most of the cases were single case reports.
Check to see if the stinger is still in place when a flustered child (or parent) comes in right after a bee sting
. Although most people remove it immediately, some patients come in with the stinger still in the skin.
A 90-YEAR-OLD woman died after a freak reaction to a bee sting
Until rescue vehicles arrived Jones administered CPR to a man who had gone into allergic shock from a bee sting
when his expired epinephrine pen did not work.
The corneal bee sting
is a rare event and injuries associated with it can appear as penetrating, immunologic, or toxic presentations; or as a combination of all three mechanisms.
According to Abdullah Al-Wadei, a researcher in this area and an owner of a bee sting
clinic, this treatment method is old and widespread in East Asia countries.
In males, the increased prevalence of chronic diseases, such as coronary atherosclerosis, has been suggested as a factor that may contribute to their higher mortality in bee sting
accidents (16, 17).
Despite their fearsome appearance, the spider's bite--which happens rarely--is no worse than a bee sting
. The only deadly thing about them is that the female occasionally eats her mate for a post-canoodle snack.
Before drinking, check the inside of drink cans to avoid a bee sting
in the mouth or throat.