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Many insects, such as the following, cause mild reactions:
Some insects are more likely than others to cause allergic or toxic reactions.
Bites and stings are more serious if you develop one or more of the following conditions after an insect or spider bite or sting:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Current as ofSeptember 20, 2016
Current as of: September 20, 2016
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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