What are venom allergies?

Also known as: insect venom allergies, stinging insect allergies

When the body produces an immune system overreaction in response to venom entering the body, this is known as a venom allergy. Symptoms can range from mild reactions to severe, life-threatening symptoms.

Reviewed by: Dr. Amy S Feldman

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