Allergic Immunologic Conditions

American College of Allergy Asthma & Immunology

Experts estimate that 2 million Americans are allergic to insect (hymenoptera) stings. Each year 500,000 Americans present to hospital emergency rooms with insect stings. Many of these individuals are at risk for suffering a life-threatening (anaphylactic) reaction to insect venoms.

Learn how to avoid insect stings and what one can do if they are allergic here.