What are the types of insect sting reactions?

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What are the types of insect sting reactions?

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Majority of insect sting reactions do not cause allergies and only cause little itching, pain, redness at the place of the insect sting and swelling. You may also expect the swelling to extend a bit. For these reactions, usually a local treatment is enough. Apply an ice after disinfecting and cleaning the area. Steroids may be used if the swelling causes an increase in antihistamines. Antibiotics must be used if the site becomes infected. Large non allergic, local reactions (occurring for about ten percent of the times) can be disturbing and continue for days. These are generally not very serious, and can be treated as above. The most serious is the allergic reaction. The reaction differs from one person to the other. Anaphylaxis is the most serious one and maybe fatal. The reaction can be very serious if one experiences severe itching at areas other than the site of sting, or hives, or suffers from breathing difficulties, hoarseness, swallowing problems, swollen tongue, fainting and d

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Majority of insect sting reactions do not cause allergies and only cause little itching, pain, redness at the place of the insect sting and swelling. You may also expect the swelling to extend a bit. For these reactions, usually a local treatment is enough. Apply an ice after disinfecting and cleaning the area. Steroids may be used if the swelling causes an increase in antihistamines. Antibiotics must be used if the site becomes infected. Large non allergic, local reactions (occurring for about ten percent of the times) can be disturbing and continue for days. These are generally not very serious, and can be treated as above. The most serious is the allergic reaction. The reaction differs from one person to the other. Anaphylaxis is the most serious one and maybe fatal. The reaction can be very serious if one experiences severe itching at areas other than the site of sting, or hives, or suffers from breathing difficulties, hoarseness, swallowing problems, swollen tongue, fainting and d

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