Did you know that almost a third of hospital and emergency room visits occur in the summer? Yet many of them, from sunburn and heatstroke to bee stings and a close encounter with poison ivy, can be avoided. Check out this quiz and learn whether you’re prepared to protect yourself and your family from nipping bugs this season:
Anyone who experiences any of these symptoms after suffering an insect bite should seek medical attention immediately.
Summer is the ideal time for backyard barbecues, pool parties, and trips to the beach, not trips to the doctor. That’s why Teladoc’s U.S.-certified physicians are with you 24/7, anywhere you are, to diagnose and treat insect bites and a wide range of non-emergency medical conditions. Use the app to request a visit if you’re battling with a common summertime ailment such as:
Have a fun and safe summer!
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