Bug Bite — Or Something Worse?

Bug bites can sometimes lead to infections and allergic reactions

/ Author:  / Reviewed by: Joseph V. Madia, MD Beth Bolt, RPh

Each new season brings new bugs and, potentially, new bug-related health concerns.

Most bug bites and stings are mild and cause nothing more than itching and discomfort. There is always a chance, though, for more serious infections and allergic reactions. But what signs should you look out for when those more serious reactions occur?

To get the answer, dailyRx News spoke with Candida D. Suffridge, MD, PhD, a family physician at Baylor Scott & White Healthcare in Georgetown, TX. Check out the dailyRx News video for the full story.


Review Date: 
August 13, 2015
Last Updated:
August 24, 2015