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What Happens During a Bee Sting? What is Its Remedy? - Science

What happens during a bee sting? What is its remedy?

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When a bee stings a person, it injects an acidic solution into the person’s skin. This causes severe pain and irritation. The remedy is to apply a baking soda solution (sodium hydrogen carbonate solution, which is a base). The solution soothes the pain by neutralising the acid. 

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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 2 Acids, Bases and Salts
Q 23.1 | Page 80
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