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  • First Aid: Animal Bites for Parents


    Animal bites and scratches that break the skin can cause infection. Rarely, animal bites can cause rabies, a dangerous, life-threatening disease.

  • First Aid: Spider Bites for Parents


    Most spider bites cause mild reactions, but some can cause serious illness or allergic reactions. Here's what to do if you think your child was bitten by a spider.

  • Biting for Parents


    There are ways to get to the bottom of your toddler's biting habit. These steps can help.

  • Chigger Bites for Parents


    Chiggers are tiny red mites whose bites aren't painful but do cause intense itching. Home care can help the itchiness.

  • Bug Bites and Stings for Parents


    Most bug bites and stings are just annoying. But some can cause infections and allergic reactions. It's important to know what to watch for, and when to get medical attention.

  • Bites and Scratches for Parents


    Animal bites and scratches, even minor ones, can become infected and spread bacteria to other parts of the body, regardless of whether the animal is a family pet or a wild animal.

  • Parents' Printables - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Guides to injuries and illnesses.

  • Bedbugs for Parents


    Bedbugs have people on high alert, checking mattresses and furniture for telltale signs of these irritating, hard-to-control pests. Here's what to look for and how to deal with them.

  • Preventing Dog Bites for Parents


    Teaching kids a few basic dog manners will help them enjoy safe encounters with Fido.

  • First Aid: Tick Bites for Parents


    Some ticks carry harmful germs that can cause disease. Find out what to do if your child is bitten by a tick.