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Flea bites anaphylaxis

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Anaphylaxis: Anaphylaxis to insect stings has occurred in 3% of adults and can be fatal even on the first reaction. Large local reactions are more frequent but rar... Read More
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
Yes, but...: ...It's unusual. It's more common from stings, due to bees, wasps, hornets, and some species of ants, because they inject a venom that some people are... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Can't tell: Mosquito anaphylaxis is rare but cannot be totally ruled out with the next bite. Right now, you have mainly localized albeit huge reactions and high d... Read More
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Probably: Yes, you have a really exaggerated reaction to mosquitos, anaphylaxis isn't common, please keep an antihistaminic and and over the counter hydrocortis... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Yes: Those can be a sign of an allergic reaction
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Not really: The only way to know for sure what bit you was to have you see & identify it at the time. The reaction you describe is an arthus reaction, a commo... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Severe reaction: Anaphylaxis is a severe, life-threatening allergic reaction, usually to a defined trigger (insect sting, medication, food). The reaction usually affec... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Any nut can!: Nut allergy can lead to very serious allergic reactions called anaphylaxis. This has been described for multiple nuts. The most common nut to cause... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Anyone: Anaphylaxis is a life threatening systemic allergic reaction. It can kill. Everyone is a risk for anaphylaxis. If one has suffered anaphylaxis then a ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Anaphylaxis: Is a severe allergic reaction to an agent, food or medication. It is life threatening.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Davidson
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
There are a few: Anaphylaxis is the term given to a systemic hypersensitivity reaction. It's where the body's immune system identifies a "harmful" substance and genera... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
Bad things happening: Anaphylaxis is a potentially life-ending allergic reaction. Parts of the body involved: skin, heart & respiratory & digestive systems. In anaphylaxis... Read More

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