The Poison Control Center

Bites and Stings

Throughout the year, The Poison Control Center receives calls about children who have been bitten, stung or affected by various insects and animals.

Use the links below to learn about some of the most common bites and stings for children in the region:


Reviewed by: The Poison Control Center
Date: October 2013

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Hearing impaired

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