Bites and Stings

Treating Stings and Bug Bites

If you spend time outdoors, stings and bug bites are common (and sometimes painful) occurrences. Whether you’re deep in the woods or in your own backyard, insects like bees, wasps, mosquitos, ticks, and spiders can sting or bite you anytime. Here in Florida, many insects thrive in our hot, humid weather. But there’s no need to bug out – MD Now urgent care is here to help. Keep reading to learn how to… Read More

Stay Safe This Season: Summer Injury Prevention Tips

Summer is a time for celebrating. This often means spending more time outdoors, enjoying cookouts, and participating in sports or other physical activities. The downside of summer is the increased risk of injury. Getting smart about summer injury prevention will help keep you safe this season. Summer Injury Prevention: What Are the Dangers? The Heat The warm sunshine is one of the best parts of summer… Read More

A family is enjoying grilling kebabs together on the beach as the sun begins to set.

What You Need to Know About Bee and Insect Stings

  Warmer weather brings an increased likelihood of bee, wasp and other insect stings. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to protect yourself, or to at least minimize the symptoms if you do get stung. 10 Steps to Avoiding Bee and Wasp Stings One of the best ways to avoid wasp and bee stings is to avoid the areas where these insects congregate. Nests and hives can be found in a variety of areas, including in… Read More