allergic reactions to insect stings are caused by just
a few types of closely related stinging insects. In the United States, the
stinging insects that most commonly cause allergies include:
The types of stinging insects around you depend on where you live,
the time of year, and the local climate. Most people are stung while outdoors
in the late summer and early fall, when the populations of these stinging
insects are highest.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofJuly 26, 2016
Current as of:
July 26, 2016
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
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