Stung by a Hornet Severe Allergy
Treatment for a severe allergy to bee, wasp, and hornet stings includes:
- Intravenous fluids
- Oxygen therapy
- Carry an epinephrine syringe:
- Learn to use the syringe for severe allergic reactions.
Those who have had severe reactions in the past should carry epinephrine with them at all times. Epinephrine is available under the brand names, Epi-Pen and Auto-Inject, which are pre-loaded syringes that are designed for consumer use. The medication is injected into the thigh at the first sign of serious symptoms.
Long term treatment for an allergy to bee, wasp, and hornet stings may include:
- Immunotherapy for insect stings
- Allergy shots
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