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Insect allergy

Insect allergy: Introduction

Insect allergy: An allergic response to a wasp sting. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Insect allergy is available below.

Symptoms of Insect allergy

Treatments for Insect allergy

  • Treatment is dependant upon the type and severity of the reaction but may involve:
    • Avoidance of stings - wearing shoes outside etc
    • Soothing lotions - calamine etc
    • Antihistamines - May minimise itching and decrease response in mild to moderate reactions, especially with primarily skin involvement
    • Bronchodilators - for asthma and wheezing symptoms
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Insect allergy?

Types of Insect allergy

Insect allergy: Complications

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Causes of Insect allergy

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Insect allergy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Insect allergy

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Insect allergy: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Insect allergy

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Insect allergy: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Insect allergy

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