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Biting insects and insect relatives

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Some insects and their relatives, such as mosquitoes and ticks, feed on the blood of humans and animals. 

And sometimes, we may think we've been bitten or stung, but the itching or rash is really caused by something else.

Learn how to defend yourself against creatures that might hurt you.

Biting insects found in and around homes

Related resources from the Minnesota Department of Health

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