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A 47-year-old member asked:

My stepfather is deathly allergic to bees and wasps but i've never been stung by either. are allergies genetic?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Not really: If he were your biological father you might have genetic tendency to have the same allergies as he has, but he is your step father, your half siblings might be allergic to bees/wasps stings, take care.

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