insect bite


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Related to insect bite: mosquito bite, Spider bite
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insect bite - a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skininsect bite - a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
bee sting - a sting inflicted by a bee
flea bite - sting inflicted by a flea
mosquito bite - a sting inflicted by a mosquito
Translations

insect bite

npuntura or morsicatura di insetto
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Trish Beer, 44, was walking her pet dog Winnie when she collapsed from an allergic reaction to a suspected insect bite.
Anaphylaxis in schoolchildren Children needing treatment for anaphylaxis, by grade level Elementary school 32% Middle school 19% High school 49% Causes of severe reaction among high school students Food allergy 64% Insect bite or sting 6% Unknown 22% Medication or other known substance 7% SOURCE: S.
A MYSTERY insect bite left a personal trainer at risk of losing his finger - and even his life.
The doctors diagnosed it to be an insect bite as he was asked to apply an antihistamine cream to rub on the scar.
While children are also more likely to be allergic to bee stings, doctors urge parents to carry anti-allergy pills and possibly an insect bite kit, which are available at local pharmacies.
In 90 per cent of insect bite cases, symptoms of redness and swelling appear within 24 hours of the bite.
TRACK queen Liz McColgan says she can't remember running her toughest Olympics race - because of an insect bite.
As the summer months roll in, these types of treatments become essential in combating some of the more prevalent diseases that can result from a simple insect bite.
The Gregory family traced his illness back to an insect bite while on tour of Australia with the Great Britain academy team in 2003.
The latest addition is an insect bite relief swab, just launched in Canada.
Teresa Innes went into a coma in September 2001, directly after she sought treatment for an ulcer on her leg which was believed to have been caused by an insect bite in Corfu.
com A PLUCKY Birmingham girl is battling back from leukaemia after doctors were alerted to the cancer by an INSECT BITE.