Scorpion Sting Treatment
Wash the sting with soap and water and remove all jewelry because swelling of tissue may impede the circulation if it not allowed to expand Apply cool compresses, usually 10 minutes on and ten minutes off of the site of the sting.
Antibiotics are not helpful unless the sting area become secondarily infected.
Do not cut or apply suction.
If a child is 5 years or younger is stung, seek evaluation by a medical caregiver.
If symptoms increase in severity, go to an Emergency Department.