Insect Allergies

  • Allergic reactions to insects can range from localized pain and swelling to life-threatening anaphylaxis.
  • Insects known to cause severe sting reactions include:
    • Bees
    • Wasps
    • Hornets
    • Yellow jackets
    • Fire ants
  • Patients at risk for severe reactions are advised to keep injectable epinephrine nearby.
  • Venom immunotherapy can protect against reactions and are advised in cases of systemic allergies.

East Texas Allergy & Asthma 1009 N. 4th St. Ste A Longview, TX 75601

(903) 757-3808