A 33-year-old member asked:
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a severe allergic reaction to insect bite has to include breathing problems?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Allergy to insect bi: Most of the allergies to insect bites caue local reaction and itching.But some people have severe reaction to insect bites and stings especially bee stings.This is a life threatening allergic reaction and is called anaphylaxis, this can cause breathing difficulty and is an emergency.Need to be treated with Epipen (epinephrine) injection and emergency treatment.
Answered on Oct 5, 2018
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: This can occur and if it does, it is a severe reaction - anaphylaxis and will need immediate care. If you had an Epipen (epinephrine) from previously diagnosed severe allergy, use it then call 911.
Answered on Oct 5, 2018

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