Horsefly bites: How to tell if you’ve been bitten by a horsefly

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Horsefly bites are on the rise and they can be very painful. These bites don’t just cause changes to the skin, they can also cause other unpleasant and dangerous symptoms or get infected. Express.co.uk reveals how to tell if you’ve been bitten by a horsefly.

There are 30 different species of horsefly in the UK, and the heatwave is their time to shine.

Horseflies love damp areas and hot weather, so if you live near a creek, woodlands or anywhere with long grass, you’re likely to come into contact with horseflies during the hot weather we’re currently experiencing.

According to the Northumberland Wildlife Trust, peak horsefly season is between May and September.

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Horsefly bites can take a while to heal and can become infected, especially if you itch or pick them.

You must see your GP if you have symptoms of an infection, such as pus or increasing pain, redness and swelling.

These symptoms only happen in exceptional cases, and you must seek medical help immediately if they happen to you.

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