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Stinging Insect Allergies

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Guarding Against Bites and Stings

By | 2017-05-31T15:14:01+00:00 July 8th, 2014|Stinging Insect Allergies|

Venom Immunotherapy: The Venom Treatment When it comes to venom allergies, many people just recommend avoidance and carrying an injectable epinephrine device with them such as Auvi-Q or EpiPen. In theory avoidance is a great way to deal with venom allergies. If you don’t get stung, you don’t have anaphylaxis. Easy fix, right? Fire ants [...]

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Bee Stings 101

By | 2017-05-31T15:14:01+00:00 June 23rd, 2014|Allergy Related Illness, Stinging Insect Allergies|

With increased temperatures comes increased number of wasps, bumblebees, hornets, and yellow jackets. Many individuals fear these flying insects and rightfully so, however these fears can be eased when an individual knows how to avoid as well as treat a sting. AVOIDANCE When eating outside make sure your food and drink are completely covered. Avoid [...]

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Identifying the Flying Insect

By | 2017-05-31T15:14:08+00:00 July 23rd, 2013|Stinging Insect Allergies|

Flying insects can be dangerous to be around. Be prepared this summer and know what wasps, hornets, yellow jackets, and honeybees look like, what they eat, where they live, and how aggressive they are. Wasps Wasps are range in size. The longest wasp is just a little over one inch long. The wasps that sting [...]

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Venom Immunotherapy

By | 2013-07-22T21:25:37+00:00 July 16th, 2013|Stinging Insect Allergies, Uncategorized|

Individuals who have been stung by a flying insect and have developed symptoms such as shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, throat closure, or systemic swelling know how terrifying it can be to be around flying insects. One never knows when anaphylaxis will occur after being stung. This is why allergists encourage individuals who are at [...]

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Stinging Insects and Allergies

By | 2017-05-31T15:14:08+00:00 July 1st, 2013|Spring Allergies, Stinging Insect Allergies, Swelling|

When individuals are stung by a flying insect, such as a bee, hornet, or wasp they may develop a localized reaction. The reaction may consist of swelling, redness, and itchiness at the site of the sting. This is not an allergic reaction. If you are allergic to the venom of a flying insect you may [...]

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