Insect Allergies

Getting stung by a bee or insect is never fun. However, if you’re allergic to a bug getting stung could be life threatening! Learn to recognize the symptoms of an allergic reaction and the steps to take if you or someone near you is going into anaphylactic shock. Find out if you are allergic, how to get tested and how to keep safe.

First Aid for Wasp Sting

Knowing basic first aid for wasp sting reactions can make dealing with these unpleasant stings less of a nuisance. In cases where the person stung is allergic to the toxins released by the wasp, knowing how to treat the sting may make a difference of life or death. Learn what to do here.

Delayed Allergic Reaction to Insect Stings and Bites

Almost all of us will have suffered stings and insect bites at some time. For most of us, it represents a painful and irritating experience, but for some, an insect sting or bite can cause an allergic reaction at once or in the hours and days following the incident - a delayed allergic reaction.
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