CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — They are itchy and annoying and in some cases can lead to a hospital visit.

Local plastic surgeon, Doctor Vijay Bindingnavele joined us to discuss bug bites and answer some question submitted by viewers..

1)  Can I become allergic to bee stings or other insect bites?

2)  How can mosquito bites harm us?

3)  What is a good way to treat bee stings?

4)  What happens if I start to have difficulty breathing after getting an insect bite?

5)  What should I do if have an allergy to insect bites?

Dr. Bindingnavele also discussed his own recent encounter with a brown recluse spider that forced him to make a visit to the hospital.

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The dr is in segment airs every Sunday.

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