I highly recommend the following prevention and treatment methods for the following bites and stings;

Bee stings

To avoid chances of a bee sting, ensure you wear clean dull clothes with a smooth finishing, cover your body fully with nylon when getting exposed to bees, avoid strong soaps, perfumes, deodorants, limit your interaction with flowering plants and hold your breath for 30 seconds when around bees to avoid being detected.


Pluck out the stinger, cleanse the swollen area, use ice, honey, calamine lotion, aloe vera gel or hydrocortisone creams to reduce the itchiness and swelling.

Wasp stings

Avoid leaving food open or applying perfumed deodorants with a flower scent, don’t wear bright colored outfits, and place drawn wasp using jars containing scented water or ginger syrup.


Cleanse the stung part gently, apply hydrocortisone cream or a combination of water and baking soda to relieve the pain and swelling.

Mosquito bites

Clear out stagnant water and bushes around your home, apply mosquito or natural repellants, sleep in treated mosquito nets, turn on the fan, and keep the house locked in the evening and night.


 Clean the affected skin, compress it with ice pack, apply OTC medication such as antihistamine creams or water and baking soda solution to relive the bite effects.

Jellyfish stings

Avoid swimming in the jellyfish season, and always wear protective swimming suits.


Apply apple cider vinegar, calamine lotion, or use ice packs to relive the sting side effects.

Snake bite     

Limit your exposure to locations with snakes, wear heavy fabric clothes like denim, monitor where yiu are at all times, use a long stick to check your next stem when in areas with tall grass, opt for long rubber boots to cover the feet.


Ensure the victim stays calm, apply pressure on the bitten area in a lower angle than the heart, use a moisten compressor to cover the wound, remove constrictive jewelry or clothes and ask for medical help.  


Know the plants that can cause a nettle sting and avoid any contact with it.


Clean the itchy part and pluck out the nettle hairs, and use ice packs or cold compressors to ease the symptoms.


Use insect repellants, limit time spent outdoors at night and wear long protective clothes with a loose fitting.


Place ice packs or antihistamine creams to relive the pain.

Mental health expert
MS, University of Latvia

I am deeply convinced that each patient needs a unique, individual approach. Therefore, I use different psychotherapy methods in my work. During my studies, I discovered an in-depth interest in people as a whole and the belief in the inseparability of mind and body, and the importance of emotional health in physical health. In my spare time, I enjoy reading (a big fan of thrillers) and going on hikes.

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