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How to Avoid Bites and Stings........... by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Oct 2009 10:02pm Pharaoh Menes (3300 to 2640 BCE) was stung by a hornet during his journey to the "Western Isles" and his subsequent death is considered the first recorded death from anaphylactic shock. Too bad he could not have read my free Chapter on How to Avoid Bites and Stings at: http://www.stephentvedten.com/42_How_to_avoid_bites_&_stings.pdf . Read on »
Jewelweed for your bites, stings and rashes by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted Thu 16 Jun 2011 5:56pm « Inspiration short #17: Walk Barefoot Two ways with Radishes » June 16, 2011 by Danielle Charles In winter when I dream of  summer days, I’m quite sure those dreams don’t contain biting insects, rash inducing plants or sunburns.  It’s the nature of me ... Read on »
How to treat and avoid insect bites and stings with Homeopathy by NaturalHomeopathicHealth Posted Sat 23 Jun 2012 6:35pm Bites and stings of insects (bees, wasps, mosquitoes, spiders, etc...) can cause painful reactions that include swelling and inflammation. In particularly sensitive people, and especially in infants and children, these reactions can become widespread or be complicated by allergic reactions. The following is a short summary of how to treat bite ... Read on »
Taking the Sting Out of Insect-Bite Allergies by Medline Plus Posted Mon 05 Aug 2013 12:00pm Immunotherapy shots can reduce risk of serious reaction, allergists say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy , Insect Bites and Stings Read on »
When the dog bites, When the bee stings……. by quirkyrunner Posted Fri 06 May 2011 6:17pm Me and my little sis aged around 8 and 5 “When I’m feeling sad, I simply remember my favourite things and then I don’t feel so bad”……aaah, “The Sound of Music”, gotta love it! Early vegetarian days By the time this photo was taken, I was already a fully fledged vegetarian and “Sound of Music” fan I loved dancing, cheese an ... Read on »
Snake Bites in Sri Lanka by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:31am An Australian based journal called Remote and Rural Health has a very informative article about snake bites in Sri Lanka. The citation for the article is here: Whitehall JS, Yarlini M, Arunthathy M, Varan M, Kaanthan M, Isaivanan M, Vanprasath M. Snake bites in north east Sri Lanka. Rural and Remote Health 7 (online), 2007: 751. Available fro ... Read on »
Dog Bug Bites by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Tue 11 Jan 2011 11:57am Signs and Symptoms If your dog is curious and active, as many canines are, it’s practically inevitable that he or she will be the victim of a bug bite or sting at some point in life. Even dogs that are not as inquisitive or active often get bitten by pesky insects. While in most cases bug bites are not serious for dogs, unless the ... Read on »
Allergic reactions to insect stings by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:27am Many of us experience pain, itching, and swelling from insect bites and stings. These symptoms are reactions to chemicals in insect venom that irritate the skin and muscle tissue surrounding the bite. However, these symptoms are not dangerous, and most can be treated with over-the-counter antihistamines and acetaminophen. Allergic reactions ... Read on »
Alternative & Natural Mosquito Bite Prevention: Spring Showers & Warmer Months Breed Pesky Mosquitos by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm Each year I dread the spring rains and humid weather; it means mosquito breeding season and really bad, red welt-like bumps from mosquito bites. I have had severe allergies to mosquito bites and often find myself with annoying bites from grabbing the mail or even doing laundry in the garage. With the increase of west nile viral cases and ... Read on »
Fire Bites by Kimberly H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 1:50pm This piece was written for my class as well, and is the last one until I get the most recent edited and finished. It is a non-fiction piece for kids ages 6-9, and my instructor thought that this one was so good that I could get it published. We'll see when we get to that part of the class. FIRE BITES Have you ever been outside ... Read on »