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Purdue University states that black fly bites can leave different types of marks, from a small puncture located at the bite site to a large swelling the size of a golf ball. Reactions to black fly bites include headache,... More »

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Like mosquitoes, flies bite to take blood from the host. Also like mosquitoes, they insert anti-coagulants into the bite to keep the blood from clotting. Horse flies have a particularly painful bite. More »

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According to Real Simple, fly bites, including deer and horsefly bites, can be treated by washing the bite with soap and water and applying an ice compress to the bite for 15 minutes several times a day. Deer and horsefl... More »

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According to Mayo Clinic, spider bites are often itchy and produce a red, raised bump at the site of the bite. A spider bite should be cleaned using warm soapy water, and a cold ice pack can be applied to the area to red... More »

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According to Healthline, tick bites tend to be harmless and seldom produce symptoms other than small red bumps, but some people experience swelling, burning, a rash or blisters at the bite site. Symptoms of tick-borne di... More »

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Signs of a spider bite on the skin include red rings around a white center, puncture marks, blisters, swelling and a red rash, according to Healthline. Different spiders may cause different skin reactions, and the most s... More »

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Insect bites initially cause pain and may then precipitate allergic reactions as venom deposited through the bite courses through the skin, explains Healthline. The intensity of the reaction varies from minor to life-thr... More »

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