Now that school is out and the weather is hot, everyone is heading outdoors. But every hour spent outdoors – while healthy! – raises your risk of interacting with a bug. Whether it’s mosquitoes, spiders, bees and wasps, or sand gnats, you are likely to get bit or stung at least once this summer.
Most bites and stings won’t be anything but irritating, but in some cases they can cause real problems. Here’s what to look for and what to do if you have a close encounter with a bug.
Bee and wasp stings
Many people are allergic to bee and wasp venom, but they don’t know it because they’ve never been stung. That’s because bees and wasps sting only when they perceive a threat. If you stay away from them, you will lower your risk of getting stung.
If, however, they’re making your picnic a real drag, remember these tips for avoiding bees. Click the link below to find out more:
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