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Bug bites and stings

Bed bug bites: How to treat
Bedbug bites: How to treat

Before you treat these bites, you need to make sure you have bedbugs. Learn how to tell if those itchy welts are bedbug bites and what can treat them.

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Bee stings: How to treat

To treat a sting from a bee, wasp, or hornet, dermatologists recommend these tips.

Bug bites and stings
Bug bites and stings: When to see a dermatologist

Learn how you can safely treat bug bites and stings at home and when you need to see a dermatologist.

Signs of Lyme disease on the arm
Could I have Lyme disease?

Caused by a tick bite, Lyme disease can be cured with antibiotics when caught early. See what the skin tends to look like after this tick bites.

Girl stopping hike to scratch itchy leg
How to remove a tick and prevent future bites

Although most ticks do not carry disease, some can cause serious illness, such as Lyme disease. To prevent infection, it’s important to remove a tick from your skin as soon as you notice it.

Close-up woman hand scratching her back with skin itchy
Scabies: How to treat

The human itch mite causes scabies. Find out how to get rid of these mites.

illustration of mother using bug spray on daughter
Tips to prevent and treat bug bites

Although warm, spring weather means more time outdoors, it also means more bugs - like bees, ticks, and mosquitoes. To help prevent bug bites, dermatologists recommend following these tips.