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A severe allergic reaction to insect bite has to include breathing problems?

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics

In brief: Depends

This can occur and if it does, it is a severe reaction - anaphylaxis and will need immediate care.
If you had an Epipen (epinephrine) from previously diagnosed severe allergy, use it then call 911.

In brief: Depends

This can occur and if it does, it is a severe reaction - anaphylaxis and will need immediate care.
If you had an Epipen (epinephrine) from previously diagnosed severe allergy, use it then call 911.
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: Allergy to insect bi

Most of the allergies to insect bites caue local reaction and itching.
But some people have severe reaction to insect bites and stings especially bee stings.This is a life threatening allergic reaction and is called anaphylaxis, this can cause breathing difficulty and is an emergency.Need to be treated with Epipen (epinephrine) injection and emergency treatment.

In brief: Allergy to insect bi

Most of the allergies to insect bites caue local reaction and itching.
But some people have severe reaction to insect bites and stings especially bee stings.This is a life threatening allergic reaction and is called anaphylaxis, this can cause breathing difficulty and is an emergency.Need to be treated with Epipen (epinephrine) injection and emergency treatment.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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