Lice. For more information on lice, see the topic Body Lice, Head Lice, or Pubic Lice.
Some insects are more likely than others to cause allergic or toxic
bee leaves its stinger behind and then dies after
stinging. Africanized honeybees, the so-called
killer bees, are more aggressive than common honeybees
and often attack together in great numbers. Reaction to bee stings can range from minor skin swelling and redness to a serious allergic reaction.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine