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What is the definition or description of: insect venom panel?

What is the definition or description of: insect venom panel?

Flying insects: The insect venom panel uses venom from wasp, honey bee, yellow jacket, yellow hornets and white faced hornets. Fire ant allergens are also used if there is any indication to test. ...Read more

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Can a child overgrow an allergy to an insect venom? If fire ant causes rashes, and swollen ear does it mean a child has severe allergy?

Can a child overgrow an allergy to an insect venom? If fire ant causes rashes, and swollen ear does it mean a child has severe allergy?

How old is ur child?: The reaction you described differs if before or after 5 years of age, please avoid exposure, keep an epinephrine pen and antihistaminic handy, check with an allergist/immunologist, might need desensitization according to clinical judgement after history and examination. Check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, best wishes ...Read more

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How does anti-venom work?

How does anti-venom work?

Anti-venom: Anti-venoms consist of animal immunoglobulins developed against whole venom. The process involves immunizing animals like horse, sheep, goats, or rabbits with the venom and extracting the anti-venom from the animal serum. When given to humans this anti-venoms bind to and neutralize the venom, halting further damage, but do not reverse damage already done. Should be administered as soon as possible ...Read more

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What can a person do to remove venom from snake bites?

What can a person do to remove venom from snake bites?

Nothing: Once a venomous snake has bitten, the venom gets into the system so quickly that no methods known can remove sufficient amounts. The only treatment is Antivenin at a medical facility! ...Read more

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Can the venom from toad survive in pool and surfaces (time frame)?

Can the venom from toad survive in pool and surfaces (time frame)?

No it does not: in my understanding the chemicals in the pool take care of all that and and you have to have some break in your skin even if you swallow water it will not harm you i hope that answer your question thank you for using health tap good luck ...Read more

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If a child were to accidentally eat a poisonous spider would the child get sick from the venom?

If a child were to accidentally eat a poisonous spider would the child get sick from the venom?

Probably NOT: Kids can accidentally swallow tiny spiders while playing outdoors. The amount of venom in a tiny bug should not be a problem if swallowed and digested, or if rolled around in the mouth and spit out. A big poisonous spider biting a kid inside his mouth would be bad. If a kid chomped on a spider, it's possible that venom could be absorbed in the mouth; but in the stomach, acid should disable venom. ...Read more

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How can I get bee venom out quickly?

How can I get bee venom out quickly?

By removing stinger: Asap there will be less of a venom load. Scrape along edge of skin w credit card to remove. Clean area w soap ; warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments (10 on/10 off). Can try tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make paste of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water ; apply. Need tetanus shot every 10 years. Throat, airway, mouth swelling or difficulty breathing? Call 911! ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about bee venom?

Can you tell me more about bee venom?

Bee Sting: Melittin is injected into the skin by a bee. This can cause significant sharp pain for a few minutes due to stimulation of pain receptor nerve endings in skin. There can be residual achy pain for several days with tenderness to palpation. Complications can cause longer symptoms. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i spit out venom like a snake?

What do you advise if i spit out venom like a snake?

Snake Bites: It is no longer recommended that areas impacted by snake bites be lanced and that venom be sucked out. ...Read more