First Aid Band-Aid

First Aid for Bites and Stings

You may know what got you or wonder if a reaction is due to a bite or sting. Learn to identify such reactions (and their culprits) and how to treat them appropriately.
Woman receiving vaccination.
How Rabies Is Treated
Brown Recluse Spider - stock photo
The Brown Recluse: How to Tell If You Were Bitten
Yellow jacket wasp
Yellow Jacket Stings: Prevention and Treatment
Jellyfish Sting Treatment and Myths
Mosquitoes are sucking blood on the skin.
How to Treat Insect Bites and Spider Stings
Jellyfish on the sand
How to Treat a Jellyfish Sting
Apis mellifera (honey bee) - the stinger of a black honey bee, torn from the bee's body
How to Remove a Bee Stinger in the Skin
Cat yawning
How to Treat Cat Bites and Scratches
Please do not bite
How to Treat a Bee Sting Safely
woman with abdominal pain
Rabies: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
?Beware of dog? sign on wooden fence
How to Treat a Dog Bite at Home
Rats hanging on a rope
How to Treat a Rat Bite or Scratch
Rash consistent with shingles
Infected Sores That Are Not From Spider Bites
A black widow spider sitting on its web.
How to Diagnose Black Widow Bites
A chigger under magnification
How to Recognize and Treat Chigger Bites
Bark scorpion on a log, Arizona, America, USA
How to Treat a Scorpion Sting
Geranium essential oils in bottles
Which Natural Mosquito Repellent Works Best?
House spider
Spider Bites: Overview and More
female anopheles arabiensis mosquito
Mosquito Bite Treatment for Itching and How to Recognize Infections
Close-up of a bedbug biting a human
Bedbugs: Overview and More
western diamondback rattlesnake (crotalus atrox)
How to Properly Prevent and Treat Snake Bites
Stingray stings are rarely fatal, but they sure do hurt.
How to Treat Stingray Stings
ointment stains
How Bedbugs Are Treated
Young Woman Having Skin Allergy
Gallery of Dangerous Spider Bite Photos
Pictures of a Rattlesnake Bite in the Hospital
Gallery of Jellyfish Sting Pictures
Mixed Race woman looking under bed with flashlight
How Bedbugs Are Diagnosed