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Non-Food Allergy -- Hornet

Non-Food Allergy -- Hornet: Introduction

Non-Food Allergy -- Hornet: A hornet allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a hornet sting. Multiple stings increase the risk of a severe reaction or death. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Non-Food Allergy -- Hornet is available below.

Symptoms of Non-Food Allergy -- Hornet

Treatments for Non-Food Allergy -- Hornet

  • Avoid being stung, adrenaline injection if anaphylactic reaction occurs, antihistamines
  • Treatment is dependant upon the type and severity of the reaction but may involve:
    • Avoidance of stings - wearing shoes outside etc
    • Antihistamines - May minimise itching and decrease response in mild to moderate reactions, especially with primarily skin involvement
    • Bronchodilators - for asthma and wheezing symptoms
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Non-Food Allergy -- Hornet: Complications

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Causes of Non-Food Allergy -- Hornet

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Misdiagnosis and Non-Food Allergy -- Hornet

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Prognosis for Non-Food Allergy -- Hornet

Prognosis for Non-Food Allergy -- Hornet: Prognosis depends on the severity of the allergy with severe cases resulting in anaphylactic shock within minutes of being stung.

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  1. Non-Food Allergy -- Hornet: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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