The cure depends on the type of Jelly Fish. This cure is for the Mauve Stinger which is common in the med (notable for it's mauve warts all over the bell and long tentacles). Rinse the affected area with salt / sea water to remove any remaining stingers. Take some painkillers and leave the affected area uncovered. If the burn gets worse over the following few days get it checked out by a doctor as it can become infected and require antibiotics.
What You'll Need
- Salt Water, Painkillers
What You'll Do
Tips & Warnings
- Do not try and wash the sting with fresh water as this only makes the burn worse. DO NOT PEE on the sting as it is likely to increase the chances of infection.
Report this health tip as inappropriateGood Zing does not review third-party tips for the accuracy of any kind, including health or medical advice, diagnosis or treatment recommendations. All tips are submitted by users and should in no way be substituted for professional or medical advice. Good Zing does not provide health or medical advice, diagnosis, treatment or prescription recommendations.