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Insect Allergy: Questions for Your Doctor

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

 

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Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD on November 12, 2012

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