Insect 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

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Red Alert – Tips to Tell When Mosquito Bites Bring on Allergic Reactions

Some people are allergic to mosquito bites and don’t even know it until they’re bitten and have a severe allergic reaction. These reactions are usually more serious in children because adults become less sensitive to insect bites over time, so they have much milder reactions. Mosquito bites leave their mark with an itchy red bump, but this is not the result of the bite itself, but actually the reaction of the… Read More

How to React to Insect Sting Allergies

Summertime means more time spent outdoors and in addition to feeling the sting of sunburns, you may also suffer the sting of insects, whether mosquito bites, wasp bites, bee stings, spider bites, tick bites, or fire ant bites. The severity of the reaction varies from person to person, and while most consider insect bites to be a minor annoyance, they are a life-threatening concern for the two million Americans… Read More

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