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The Most Painful Places To Get Stung By A Bee

Bee stings can be painful and terribly inconvenient. Does it hurt more to get stung on certain parts of your body than other parts? Trace is joined by Joe Bereta from Sourcefed to talk about some of the worst places to get stung by a bee!

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The Worst Places To Get Stung By A Bee: Nostril, Lip, Penis

“It started when a honeybee flew up Michael Smith’s shorts and stung him in the testicles.”

10 Painful Insect Stings, as Measured by Science

“Getting stung by a fire ant hurts. Getting stung by a tarantula hawk hurts much, much more.”

After 150 Different Insects Stings, This Entomologist Became A Connoisseur of Pain

“If you spend your life studying insects of the order hymenoptera, which includes wasps, bees and ants, you’re going to get stung a few times. Justin Schmidt, entomologist at the University of Arizona, never intentionally set out to get stung by as many different species as possible, but entomologist fieldwork involves bagging live nests for study.”

Schmidt Pain Index (Which Sting Hurts the Worst?)

“Getting stung by insects hurts, and some hurt (a LOT) more than others.”

These Are the Most Painful Places to Get Stung by a Bee

“You’ve probably gotten a bee sting at some point in your life, but have you ever gotten a bee sting on your testicles?”

Schmidt Pain Index of Insect Stings

“Which insect inflicts the most painful sting? In the 1980’s, Justin Schmidt and his colleagues decided to answer this question.”

Ranking the most painful places to get stung by a bee

“Nobody likes getting stung by a bee, but when a honeybee flew up a graduate student’s shorts and stung him in the testicles, it made him wonder: Where is the most painful place to get stung?”

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“The legs have the same basic parts as other insect legs.”

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