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Poisons: Poisons (General) | Bites and Stings | Environmental Health | Food Poisoning | Household Poisons | Poisonous Plants

Bites and Stings

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Venomous Creatures:University of Arizona College of Pharmacy
Insects & Related Pests - Public Health:Ohio State University

Animal Bites
General Information
Animal Bites Instruction Sheet:Nemours Foundation
First-Aid Guide: Animal Bites:Mayo Clinic
Animal Bites:UpToDate Patient Information
Animal Bites:MedlinePlus
Cat & Dog Bites
Cat and Dog Bites:American Academy of Family Physicians
Cat Scratch Disease, see Infectious Diseases, Bacterial Infections
Dog Bites: How to Teach Your Children to be Safe:American Academy of Family Physicians
Human Bites
First-Aid Guide: Human Bites:Mayo Clinic
Human Bites:Merck Manual, Home Edition

Insect Bites and Stings
General Information
Insect Stings Instruction Sheet:Nemours Foundation
First-Aid Guide: Insect Bites and Stings:Mayo Clinic
Insect Bites and Stings:MedlinePlus
Insect Repellents
Insect Repellent Use and Safety:CDC
Tick Bites
Stop Ticks:CDC
Tick-Borne Disease:American Academy of Family Physicians
Tickborne Diseases:NIAID
Specific Tick-Borne Diseases, see also Infectious Diseases
Tick Removal: A Step-by-Step Guide:Nemours Foundation
Tick Bites Instruction Sheet:Nemours Foundation
First-Aid Guide: Tick Bites:Mayo Clinic
What to do After a Tick Bite to Prevent Lyme Disease:UpToDate Patient Information
Tick Bites:MedlinePlus
Other Specific Insects
Bee, Wasp, Hornet and Ant Stings:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Scorpion Stings:Merck Manual, Home Edition

Lizard Bites
Lizard Bites:Merck Manual, Home Edition

Marine Animal Bites and Stings
Marine Animal Stings and Bites:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Sea Creature Injuries and Fish Poisoning:American Academy of Family Physicians

Snake Bites
Snakebite Prevention and First Aid:American Academy of Family Physicians
First-Aid Guide: Snake Bites:Mayo Clinic
Snake Bites:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Venomous Snakebites in the United States: Management Review and Update:American Academy of Family Physicians

Spider Bites
Spider Bites Instruction Sheet:Nemours Foundation
First-Aid Guide: Spider Bites:Mayo Clinic
Spider Bites:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Common Spider Bites:American Academy of Family Physicians
Black Widow Spider:Ohio State University
Brown Recluse Spider:Ohio State University

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