Allergy: Insect Sting (cont.)
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One or more prior severe reactions to an insect sting place you at an increased risk of severe reactions with each sting.
An ECG or chest X-ray may be helpful but is not needed in every case. Laboratory tests are usually not helpful.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/28/2014
Paul A Janson, MD
Mary Buechler, MD, Deaconess-Glover
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Richard Harrigan, MD
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