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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Venom allergy: Stinging insects including bees often leaves local swelling , itching and/or pain at the stung site. Most people after a sting would develop allergic ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Honeybee, bumblebee: The most common "bee" that causes allergy is the honeybee. Other stinging insects that cause allergic reactions include yellow jacket, wasp and hornet ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends on severity: Stinging insect allergy should be treated immediately with injectable Epinephrine as soon as possible in patients with a history of anaphylaxis to suc ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
31 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on type rxn: Oral antihistamines; topical anti-inflammatory creams/ointments like hydrocortisone/calamine/benadryl; oral steroids; and sometime Epinephrine via inj ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: While a tendency to allergies can be passed through different generations, specific allergies, such as to bees, are not passed on. To become allergic ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Swelling, pain: Skin redness and heat. In severe cases, wheezing nausea vomiting shock death.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Serota
14 years experience Dermatology
Depends on symptoms: We break this down into 2 types: Localized reactions: contiguous with where the sting occurred (if on your arm and only your arm is swollen/itchy) ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Bee sting allergy: You can get an immidiate allergic responce and it can cause swelling of the larynx and you need Epinephrine injection, late resonce can be swelling, i ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Depending upon the reaction to the sting there may be different treatments. Local reaction, while uncomfortable, can be treated conservatively. If one ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See an allergist: The best way to diagnosis allergy to stinging insects is via skin testing. Allergists use different venoms to test for such allergies, and testing can ... Read More

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