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what to do if i do not know if i am allergic to wasp hornets or yellow jacket please help?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Is there a strong: family history or other particular reason for concern. Allergy testing can help to determine if specific allergies exist.

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A 29-year-old member asked:

What hurts worse, a yellow jacket, bumble bee, or wasp?

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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 41 years experience
About the same: All three hurt, who cares which may hurt more.
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Is wasp spray an organophosphate?

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Dr. Michael Harbut
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
It depends.: The patient involved here would need to secure a material safety data sheet for the particular product. The container may have a list of ingredients often listed on the can, but the material safety data sheet is better.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Does anti wasp soap spray work?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
It is reported to: An anti-wasp spray can be made from a well mixed concoction of 1 part liquid dish washing soap ; 3 parts of water. This can be sprayed on wasps or their nests with either spray bottle or a hose end sprayer. Be aware however, that there is the possibility of being stung. Wear protective covering over face, eyes, body ; ensure that family members, pets ; neighbors are protected.
A 48-year-old member asked:

I was stung by the wasp, should I be concerned?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Wasp Sting: Normal sting symptoms may include pain, itching, swelling, redness ; tenderness of the affected area. Severe allergic reactions may present with swelling of tongue, mouth, lips or throat; difficulty swallowing ; breathing, wheezing, tightness of the chest, hives, generalized weakness, confusion ; slurring of speech. If you present with allergic symptoms or signs of infection - be concerned.

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