How to help someone with an animal bite:
- Thoroughly wash wound.
- Raise and support it.
- If deep, dirty, or you suspect rabies, call 999 straight away.
When you have a wound, you should always cover it with a dressing as this can help to prevent infection. Find out what to do.
Insect stings can be painful but are not usually dangerous. However, stings to the mouth or throat can be more serious. Find out what to do.
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