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A 31-year-old member asked:

How come my wasp stings itch so much?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 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.
Last updated Aug 18, 2019


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