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Insects

Insects: Disease risks from insect exposure.
Introduction: Various insects can act as "vectors" transferring a disease from an animal to a human (especially mosquitos and ticks). Other conditions may arise directly from an insect sting or bite. For more information see insect-borne diseases, mosquito-borne diseases, flea-borne diseases, and tick-borne diseases. See also risk information for birds and animals.

Condition count: 30; see list of conditions below.
Risk factor subtypes: mosquitos (12), flies (11), ticks (9)

Risk factors: Risk Factor Center, risk factor list

Insects: Diseases list

The following list of medical conditions have 'Insects' or similar listed as a risk factor in our database:

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C

D

E

L

M

P

Q

R

S

T

W

Y

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