Sting, insect

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Medical Definition of Sting, insect

Sting, insect: A sting from a stinging insect, such as a bee, hornet, yellow jacket, or wasp, that can trigger allergic reactions. These reactions vary greatly in severity. Avoidance and prompt treatment are essential. In selected cases, allergy injection therapy is highly effective.


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Reviewed on 7/1/2016

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