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Insect Allergy: Questions for Your Doctor

  1. Will this type of reaction happen again?
  2. What is the risk of anaphylaxis?
  3. What insects am I allergic to?
  4. What should I do if I get stung?
  5. Should I be worried about a serious allergic reaction? What are the symptoms?
  6. Should I always carry an Auvi-Q or Epi-Pen (epinephrine shot) with me? If so, how many?
  7. Should I get medical ID jewelry for emergencies?
  8. How can I avoid insects?
  9. Will my insect allergies get better or worse over time?
  10. Should I see a allergist?
  11. Should I call the doctor every time I have an allergic reaction?
  12. Are there other things I could be allergic to now or in the future?
  13. How important is it for me to get an allergy test?

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Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson, MD on December 02, 2014

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