A 35-year-old member asked:
is it possible to determine if a child will be allergic to wasps?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 49 years experience
The force is with ya: No. Vemon testing is only appropriate once one or multiple stings have lead to a systematic reaction. The only questionable exception is the person with large local reactions. In vivo or invitro testing cannot prognosticate whether a person will become allergic. Statistically the odd are with you and against anaphylaxis.
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Last updated Aug 31, 2012
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