A 31-year-old member asked:
How come my wasp stings itch so much?
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Psychiatry 27 years experience
Release of : Histamines. Enzymes in wasp venom break down cell walls ; degranulate mast cells which in turn leads to release of histamin resulting in symptims like itching, swelling ; pain.
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