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A 24-year-old female asked:

I got stung by a wasp and i'm allergic last time i swole up had go er get meds bc allergic n had a infection. should i go to er or wait?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Tx ASAP: Systemic reactions to wasp stings can include hives, flushing, swelling of the tongue, mouth , lips & airway; problems breathing, dizziness and in severe cases it can be fatal. Talk with your doctor about carrying self –injectable Epinephrine . You should not delay treatment if you are allergic to wasps.

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