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Some insect and spider bites or stings can cause flu-like symptoms to
develop within hours of a bite or sting. Or symptoms may be delayed up to 3
weeks. Flu-like symptoms include:
Flu-like symptoms may not be caused by a bite or sting, but they may
mean a more serious problem. Examples of a more serious problems
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Current as ofJuly 28, 2016
Current as of:
July 28, 2016
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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