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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?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: 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

In brief: 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
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