Insect Bites and Stings|Symptoms and Treatment [Infographic]

Date Created: 07/13/2016
By Nicholas Dodaro, M.D., ABEM, FACEP

How to treat insect bites

Insect bites and stings are a common thing to happen to people of all ages. Summer in Florida only makes us even more prone to being affected by various critters, so preparing your family when going outdoors is essential. Sometimes, regardless of the age, we can develop allergies that can bring on various symptoms and reactions from bites and stings. In the infographic below, read about not only the top five insects that can wreak havoc, but also symptoms you should be aware of, as well as how to treat a bite or sting.

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Nicholas Dodaro, M.D., ABEM, FACEP

Dr. Dodaro is board certified with the American Board of Emergency Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is a graduate of Tulane University Medical School in New Orleans, Louisiana. His residency training included an internship at Georgetown University in Internal Medicine followed by Emergency Medicine at the University of Florida HSC Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. Dodaro still enjoys seeing patients in all Crucial Care facilities and serves in a variety of leadership and management roles throughout the organization. He has held privileges in a variety of settings, such as private hospitals, free standing Emergency Departments, and Academic Medical Centers. He is actively involved in the growth and development of the Crucial Care Management Services based in Jacksonville. Dr. Dodaro enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.

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