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The majority of stinging insects in the United States are from Bees, Yellow Jackets, Hornets, Wasps and Fire Ants. Severity of reactions to stings varies greatly. Avoidance and prompt treatment are essential. In selected cases, allergy injection therapy is highly effective.

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Terms related to Insect Sting Allergies:

  • Allergy, Insect
  • Bee
  • Hornet
  • Wasp

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