yesterday a cluster of 12-15 small bumps appeared in the area of the sting. Post by plan b » Fri Jan 27, 2006 10:46 pm I got stung yesterday at little narra round my knee, didnt hurt to bad at the time. In case of the bee sting, the stinger must be removed immediately. A rash or other skin reaction can sometimes develop due to a delayed hypersensitivity reaction. Its sting can cause miserable pain for the person. i am looking for advice on how to treat the area as it itches also. For the average person, getting stung by one will present no harmful danger, however, for the very young, elderly, people allergic to them or in extreme cases, … 1. These days, after many summers of painful blue bottle stings, hot water is now deemed best to treat the pain. Ouchy!!! Have you survived a sting from one of these savage jellyfish? When the person suffers from a single sting and the local reaction is of small size, it takes few hours to subside and does not persist till the next day. rash possibly related to sweat bee sting? We take a look at some of the most excruciating and painful blue bottle jellyfish stings seen on Bondi Rescue. Sorry to hear of your stings and glad the pain didn’t last too long, though I bet it felt long at the time. The first thing that needs to be done is to reassure the person and make him feel comfortable as much as possible. I did the surf lifesaving course a few years ago and they said the best treatment was to stand in the shower and put hot water on the sting as hot as you can tolerate and stay under the hot water for as long as possible. In some cases this sensation increases and can cause intense symptoms for 2 to 3 days. They get strewn on the beach during the high tide. Or ice packs can be really helpful too. You poor soul, just shows how bad they can be. The Portuguese man o' war is the only species in the genus Physalia, which in turn is the only genus in the family Physaliidae. yesterday a cluster of 12-15 small bumps appeared in the area of the sting. If any swelling occurs around stings to the face or throat, call an ambulance immediately. Hi there, I'm Seana and I'm delighted you have found Hello Sydney Kids. If all the first aid measures fail, and pain as well as other symptoms still persists, talk to your doctor for medical treatment. So I went up to the SLSC and rinsed my fingers with hot water for about 10 minutes which helped a LOT. Modern treatments for bluebottle stings around our Sydney beaches do not involve papaya, vinegar or urine. The area where the creature has stung is apparent because of the red line made by the tentacles. Although stingrays generally aren’t dangerous, they will sting when disturbed or stepped on accidentally. Rinse with warm to comfortably hot water, or soak if that’s possible. This can range from generalised painful swelling of a whole limb (arm or leg) for a week or more, to an anaphylactic reaction affecting the whole body. If the person stung is a child, or has asthma or allergies it may be adviasable to visit a doctor as rare cases of severe breathing difficulties have occurred. These nasty stings that I got last summer were ENTIRELY my own fault. In most cases, bee stings are just annoying, and home treatment is all that's necessary to ease the pain. Rinse the stung area with seawater, it’s fine to pick tentacles off with the fingers. Place the affected area under hot water for 15 minutes or use hot water shower. Bare Creek Bike Park: New Mountain Biking Park in Belrose, Lake Parramatta Reserve, a beautiful oasis in Western Sydney, Taking Kids On The Sydney Harbour BridgeClimb: Tips, Discounts + Deals. Once they are seen at the site of sting, they need to be removed. Blue bottle is one such small sea creature among the many. 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