I take it that this was the first time that your son was stung by a bee and that he is not allergic to bee stings. Normaly all you need to do is to gently use your fingernail to scratch out the bee sting that usually remains stuck in the skin at the site of the sting. Do not squeeze the sting as the venom pouch is attached to the sting.Apply a little ice in a small plastic bag to the sting site for several minutes to reduce the pain. This is usually all that you need to do. Celestamine is sometimes given to children who are allergic to beestings when they are stung. It is not a good treatment for beesting allergic children as it takes too long to start having an effect.
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