(best written by an Australian, please)
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Infection is a complication of insect bites. Distinguishing between infection and toxic or allergic responses to insect bite or sting is significantly difficult and probably antibiotics are prescribed in instances where they do not modify the course of the injury, and on occasions omitted when in retrospect it is a pity.