If we're lucky, summertime means picnics, sitting by water, perhaps hiking through the woods. And with all that time spent in nature comes, well, nature! That includes some up close and personal interaction with our insect friends -- the ones most of us prefer to ignore, swat away, and/or avoid as much as possible.
Occasionally, though, stuff happens. Like you might actually swallow an ant or a gnat or a pesky mosquito.
First of all, don't freak out. Aside from feeling kinda gross, swallowing a bug is generally not harmful. Here's why: