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Insect Bites and Children

Insect Bites and Children

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

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 and stings require clinical care by a doctor or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Fleas, Mites, and Chiggers

Ticks

Lyme Disease

Spider Bites

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Picaduras de Insectos

Disclaimer: This information is not intended to substitute or replace the professional medical advice you receive from your child's physician. The content provided on this page is for informational purposes only, and was not designed to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease. Please consult your child's physician with any questions or concerns you may have regarding a medical condition.