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emergency care given before regular medical aid can be obtained

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Rao and colleagues performed a research review to identify studies of rare animal bites and stings.
It is therefore timely to further examine the use and practice of homoeopathy and this study addresses one aspect of homoeopathic practice--the treatment of bites and stings.
Bush says that such improvements to antivenoms could make treating venomous bites and stings cheaper and more effective by the time his son grows up.
But it also means suffering from insect bites and stings that can really bug you and spoil your summer fun.
In a study of 769 adults and children with bites and stings who presented to an emergency department or primary care clinic, the most commonly prescribed drugs were antihistamines, given to 106 of 120 patients (88%) with acute systemic reactions.
Findings from an investigation of 769 children and adults with bites and stings who presented to an emergency department or primary care clinic indicated that the most commonly prescribed drugs were antihistamines, given to 106 of 120 patients (88%) with acute systemic reactions.
If you're prone to bug bites and stings, stay indoors in the evening when bugs are most prevalent.
Much has been written about insect bites and stings.
These steps can also be used to treat other bites and stings.