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what are the symptoms of an allergic reaction to insect bite?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: If it is mild- just some redness and itching, an antihistamine, such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will help. People who get severe reactions- such as difficulty breathing, or swelling of the mouth, tongue, or throat, should carry an epi-pen, which is injectable epinephrine.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014
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Sometimes: Sometimes it would be able to be distinguished by visual inspection. Let your doctor see it and tell you what it is.
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