Catfish Sting Glossary of Terms

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Acetaminophen: A nonaspirin pain reliever or analgesic. Acetaminophen may be given alone t...

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Antibiotic: A drug used to treat infections caused by bacteria and other microorganisms. ...

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Ibuprofen: A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is commonly used to treat pa...

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Infection: The invasion and multiplication of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, an...

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Inflammation: A localized reaction that produces redness, warmth, swelling, and pain as a ...

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Mouth: 1. The upper opening of the digestive tract, beginning with the lips and con...

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Pain: An unpleasant sensation that can range from mild, localized discomfort to agony. Pa...

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Sensitivity: 1. In psychology, the quality of being sensitive. As, for example, sen...

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SPF (sun protection factor): A number on a scale for rating the degree of protection prov...

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Sunscreen: A substance that blocks the effect of the sun's harmful rays. Using lotions tha...

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Tylenol: See: Acetaminophen.

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