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How many wasp stings are too many for a child?

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 25 years experience
See below: This is variable and greatly depends on whether the child has an allergy to the wasp venom. If the child shows any symptoms other than a local redness, swelling and pain at the site of the sting, such as facial, lip, eyelid, tongue swelling, respiratory distress, vomiting, diarrhea, etc. - get seen asap for potential severe reaction.

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