are common worldwide, and the responses to wasp stings
are diverse, ranging from mild local reaction to severe systemic reactions [1, 2].
Acute myocardial infarction after wasp stings
in a patient with normal coronary arteries.
Bee and wasp stings
, and whitetail spider bites were the most common envenomations with 93.3% having treated bee stings, 84.6% wasp stings
and 81.8% white tail spider bites.
In a post-mortem examination, Nevill Hall's Dr Geraint Evans said the cause of death was anaphylactic shock and wasp sting
We skated for a good half an hour, but I think the only cool trick done was the wasp sting
to the face that I pulled.
WOODYATES gave the Suffolk Racing Club their first winner, in the stayers' claimer, and set up a big-price double for Jimmy Fortune, who came in for the ride for Pat Eddery - who is still recovering from an allergic reaction to a wasp sting
at Windsor on Monday.
AWOMAN whose husband died from a wasp sting
last night told how he died within minutes before her eyes.
In Oregon, on average, one person has a fatal reaction to a bee or wasp sting
every other year, said entomologist Michael Burgett at Oregon State University.
| Most bites result in symptoms similar to a bee or wasp sting
. | If you are bitten by the spider the first thing to do is wash the area with soap and water.
"They say it is no worse than a wasp sting
, but I've seen some wasp stings
in my time and none anywhere near as bad as this."
Home first aid includes vinegar on a wasp sting
and bicarbonate of soda for a bee sting.
She is also seen getting to grips with the skills needed to help someone who suffers a heart attack and the Swansea crew are called to help a young baby who goes into life-threatening anaphylactic shock after a wasp sting