Insect Sting Avoidance

In general, good common sense in avoiding locations and situations known to attract insects can often prevent insect stings. Patients who have had a severe reaction to a sting should be evaluated by an allergist for correct diagnosis and treatment of the allergic condition.


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Insect Sting Allergies

Insect sting reactions vary greatly. Some stings result in anaphylaxis. Do you need a plan for future stings? Call Birmingham Allergy & Asthma Specialists today!


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Ticks and delayed or unexplained anaphylaxis

Dr. Carol Smith wrote an article for Birmingham Medical News on tick bites and patients with delayed or unexplained anaphylaxis. Click here for the article “Tick bites: A common cause of IgE antibodies to alpha-gal”.
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