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Bites and Stings

Regardless of how careful you are about animals in your home, or how many precautions you take when your child is outdoors playing, animal and insect bites and stings may occur.

By remaining calm and knowing some basic first-aid techniques, you can help your child overcome both the fear and the trauma of bites and stings.

Many different types of bites or stings may require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Animal Bites

Human Bites

Insect Bites

Insect Stings

Snake Bites

 
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