Insect + Bug Bites

Walk in treatment for bug bites, tick bites, and stings.

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Fast Relief From Insect + Bug Bites

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Bug bites and insect stings range from mildly irritating to potentially life-threatening. If you or a loved one is bitten or stung and the site stays irritated for multiple days, it is best to get checked out.

At Live Urgent Care, we offer walk in service for all insect and bug bite visits. Our board-certified providers can help determine if the site is infected and prescribe needed topical treatments or antibiotics.

Get fast relief with Live Urgent Care. Walk in or book ahead today.

Symptoms of Insect + Bug Bites

While most bug bites are only mildly irritating, some symptoms merit a visit to an urgent care. At Live Urgent Care, we recommend treatment for bug and insect bites that have any of the following symptoms.

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  • Difficulty breathing
  • Swelling of the lips, throat, eyelids, or face
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Burning or aching
  • Persistent redness at the site
  • Hives
  • Loss of appetite
  • Flu-like symptoms

FAQs About Insect + Bug Bites

Anaphylaxis is estimated at 3% in adults and 0.4–0.8% in children.

Most bug bite reactions include redness and swelling at the site. If the redness does not fade over 1-2 days or gets worse, a visit to an urgent care is warranted.

Our providers can prescribe a variety of topical creams and antibiotics to help alleviate any infection. If the bite is suspected to cause a more serious illness, hospitalization and close monitoring may be necessary.

Not at all! Walk in to any of our urgent care locations for immediate care.