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I got bit by gnats in my neck and right below my eye now my eye is swollen and hurts and my neck muscles are very sore am i allergic?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
No: This sounds more like a toxic reaction or an infection. Are you sure that these bites were from gnats and not from another insect such as spiders. Best to get checked since it involves your eyes.
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