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What are some serious stings and bites that you should call your doctor about?

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If you’ve been bitten or stung by any of the following (or think you have), call your doctor:

  • Black widow
  • Brown recluse
  • Scorpion

From: Home Treatments for Stings and Bites WebMD Medical Reference

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News release, FDA.

University of Arkansas Anthropod Museum.

CDC.

California Poison Control and the University of California.

UpToDate.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on February 09, 2019

SOURCES:

News release, FDA.

University of Arkansas Anthropod Museum.

CDC.

California Poison Control and the University of California.

UpToDate.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on February 09, 2019

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