A bee, wasp or ant sting can cause pain and/or swelling. Some people may
have an allergic reaction to the sting, which may causing a rash,
vomiting, collapse or difficulty in breathing. Seek medical attention
straight away if an allergic reaction occurs.
Remove the sting by pulling it out or scraping it away; you may need
tweezers, a credit card or something firm.
Wash the area with water and keep the area clean and dry.
Apply ice or cool running water to reduce swelling and relieve pain (do
NOT apply ice to the eye).
Seek medical attention straight away if any reaction occurs
If a person has been stung more than five times, seek medical
If the person collapses or stops breathing, call 000 and start resuscitation.