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A 41-year-old member asked:

Hello doctors, can wasps stings cause blood poisoning?

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Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
Pulmonary Critical Care 22 years experience
They usually don't: Usually, wasp stings don't cause sepsis, or blood poisoning. But, if you don't feel right after any insect sting or bite, you should definitely get seen right away or go to an ER.

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Last updated Jul 3, 2018

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