Insect Bites (cont.)
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The diagnosis of a reaction to a bite or sting is usually obvious from the history. The doctor will perform a physical examination to look for effects of the bite or sting on various parts of the body. Examination of the skin, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, and oral cavity are particularly important.
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