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Non-Food Allergy -- wasp

Non-Food Allergy -- wasp: Introduction

Non-Food Allergy -- wasp: A wasp allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a wasp 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 -- wasp is available below.

Symptoms of Non-Food Allergy -- wasp

Treatments for Non-Food Allergy -- wasp

  • 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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Causes of Non-Food Allergy -- wasp

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Non-Food Allergy -- wasp: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Non-Food Allergy -- wasp

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Non-Food Allergy -- wasp: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Non-Food Allergy -- wasp

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

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