argh, it hurts, someone make it stop!

damn, i was weeding and all of a sudden that piercing burning sensation as if someone is drilling a red hot piece of hot pepper right into your skin.... on my left thumb, just below and to the left of the thumbnail about 1/4 inch.

how's that for luck?  the thing is getting bigger as i look at it, throbbing and i can't even bend it.  luckily i don't have any gigs for a few days, this really sucks.  

don't get stung on the thumb!

last year was bad too. got stung on the back of the wrist right where it bends, right in a nerve or something, my whole arm was immoble for two solid days.  i think i'm more sensitive to this venom than some.

ok, thanks for listning, rant over.
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oooouch!
ok folks, i found a miracle cure for this wasp sting.  also, i react a bit harshly to wasp stings- i'll swell up five times what other people do.

so, i took some apis mell which is a great homeopathic for bites, stings, and swells.  it doesn't work fast, but it  might help.  i also took four ibuprofin to help with the swelling.  i also put the baking soda on it.

but after doing research, what i did that i think completely cured it (i'm not kidding!) is that i used some masking tape to attach a fresh slice of onion to the sting.

according to research, the enzymes in a fresh slice of onion completely counteract the venom of a wasp sting. it didn't happen right away, but now, about oh, six hours later, my hand is just barely swollen, i mean, hardly nothing at all.  the sting site has no pain, the thumb isn't swollen, and the pain from the inflammation isn't bad at all.  inflamation will always cause residual pain, but i am blown away here.

so don't forget, if you get a wasp sting, attach a slice of onion to it because if it works for me, it will work for anyone.
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also, the moment you get the sting, freeze the hell out of it with ice, and take some anti-histamines.
a few swigs of you favorite whiskey helps too :)
next day, it's a tiny bit swollen, but basically cured.  anti histamines- forgot about them!
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thanks for the onion tip!  that will be useful.

i f-ing hate wasps with a passion.  i just want them all to die.
ha! ha!  scot's home remedy.  a.k.a. "wasp b gone"
scot's home remedy should be put in health books!
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