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If you get stung by a honey bee in the eye, apply ice as soon as possible. You will then need to get to an emergency room.
Yes, however, the stinger is actually a modified ovipositor. An ovipositor is the body part, or device a queen bee uses to lay eggs. She can also use it as a stinger. Worker b…ees can also sting, meaning worker bees are also female. Their stinger is an ovipositor. Most worker bees never lay eggs, but occasionally a worker can become a "laying worker." In most cases she has not been fertilized, and non-fertilized eggs become drones. Drones are male bees and, being male, they have no ovipositor and cannot sting.
It can happen. They won't sting members of their own colony, but if bees from another colony try to enter the hive to steal the honey the guard bees will sting them. A… newly-emerged queen will go around the hive looking for other queen cells. If she finds any she will sting through the cell walls to kill the developing queen inside them.
What happens to a bee after it stings someone depends on whether it was able to pull the sting out of the victim. If it can, the bee will just fly away and no harm comes… to it. By a cruel trick of evolution, a bee's sting is barbed, and animal flesh is elastic and tends to grip the sting so it is likely that as the bee tries to pull away the sting is pulled out from the bee's abdomen together with the venom sac and the muscles which pump the venom. The bee will then fly away, but its injuries are such that it will die from them somewhere between an hour and a day after.
Queen bees do have a smooth stinger which they use to attack other queen bees. They could sting a person but rarely leave the hive. They can sting many times.
Yes they can die if they are allergic, or have an anaphylactic reaction. Some people can it depends on how many times you are stung and if you have alergeys to them. it can …also depend on what kind it is.the African killer bee can kill you with one sting! where as a honey bee you'd probably have to be stung quite a few times.
No, allergy to bee stings does not mean that there is also an allergy to honey. The two allergens are not related.
Pretty well all bee stings that people receive are from worker bees. Queen bees can sting, but queens never leave the hive unless in the middle of a swarm. Drone bees can't st…ing.
they are hyper allergic to the venom
Yes, especially if they are attacked by a lot of bees at once, or if the person is allergic to bee stings. Yes, because if a bee stings you they will die but you get trapped w…ith there poison in your body, so watch out! And as they say if you get attacked with millions of bees you will die (of course), but it will be incredibly painful! Don't make a bee angry.
Firstly, let me stress that not all people are allergic to bee stings. For most people the sting is just a painful nuisance. Bee venom is a complex substance. Its main a…ctive components are peptides (small proteins or parts of proteins) and these can trigger the immune system: the same mechanism that helps protect us from disease. In some people the immune system over-reacts, causing the allergy symptoms.
It means that everything has two sides just like coin. On one side it is bad and on the other side it is benefitial to us. It is similar to "Every cloud has a silver linin…g".
because they don't need you to bother them , and they can get scared when you go to squash them which causes them to react and sting you to keep you away, just as you would if… you were going to get squashed. They do it to protect themselves.
Honey badgers do get stung, but they have a coarse coat and a tough skin which bees find difficult to penetrate with their stings.
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Yes Honey Bees do sting! The sting is found in the abdomen, the larger part of the Bee which also contains the heart, the wax glands and the reproductive organs. There are… two glands associated with the sting. One is known as the Bifurcated venom gland which produces the venom and the other is the alkaline gland which produces the lubricant for the sting mechanism. Bees use their sting to defend their colony and when used effectively a well targeted thrust can paralyse or even kill the opposing Bee. Within the context of the bee world the Bee sting is a deadly weapon. It is also given an extra edge because when a Bee stings it releases a pheromone called Isopentylacetate which calls it's fellow Bees to 'sting in the same place' and acts as a call to battle. The impulse for a Bee to sting can often be triggered if a Bee becomes entangled, for example in hair of clothing and this in turn can cause the victim to wave their hands wildly. This also helps trigger the impulse to sting and double the trouble for the surprised victim. If you are handling a colony of bees or you are a bee keeper it is always advisable to wear a veil and cover your face as it hurts when you are stung. Also gloves are advisable, especially if new to keeping bees, because when starting out having gloves on gives you more confidence to handle the colony and also keeps your hands clean for when having to do more delicate tasks such as clipping the queen's wings. It's easy enough to whip them off and then slip them back on as required. More information on Honey Bees can be found at the Do Honey Bees Sting Website.