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Your doctor will ask you several questions to find out
whether you could be having an
allergic reaction to an insect sting. Questions may
include the following:
You may be asked to capture or kill the insect and bring it in for
You may be asked about previous stings and what reactions (if any)
you may have had. Your doctor will also try to determine whether you have any
medical conditions that might affect your risk of future allergic reactions or
your choice of treatments for the allergy.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerRohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology
Current as ofFebruary 20, 2015
Current as of:
February 20, 2015
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Rohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology
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