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Can you have a reaction to different types of insect bites? How?
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: Yes.
Different insects have different substances in their saliva that cause different skin reactions.
In addition, those saliva components can trigger allergic reactions in susceptible individuals, but not in those who are not susceptible.

In brief: Yes.
Different insects have different substances in their saliva that cause different skin reactions.
In addition, those saliva components can trigger allergic reactions in susceptible individuals, but not in those who are not susceptible.
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