Insect sensitivity ... its causes and methods of treatment

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رنا السيلاوي
رنا السيلاوي
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Insect sensitivity ... its causes and methods of treatment

Arab Weather - Some types of insects may be present in buildings and homes throughout the year, but as the weather turns warm, some unwanted visitors start to be more present in our homes, especially insects that bite and bite and cause allergies, and an allergic reaction from insects may appear in some people Even without being bitten or bitten, why does an allergy occur? How can it be treated?

 

Causes of insect allergy

Insect allergy is known as an abnormal reaction of the body to insects, which may be due to insect bites or stings, or the presence of insect residue in the home, and allergic reactions can range from mild to life-threatening.

 

An insect allergy is caused by an overreaction by the immune system, where the venom or fluid from the sting triggers the reaction.

 

Types of insects that cause allergies

Insects that bite:

honey bee
Yellow jackets
Hornets
Wasps
Fire ants

Insects that bite:

Black insects
Fleas
Flies
Mosquitoes
Kiss bugs

Some insects that cause sensitive household residues:

Cockroaches
Midges
Lake flies
Cades fly

These insects can cause reactions throughout the year. It can also trigger asthma.

 

Factors that increase the risk of allergies

Things that increase your risk of developing an insect allergy might be:

  • The person has a history of other types of allergies, including hay fever
  • Family history of allergies

Exposure to insects or their offspring from:
Work or hobbies
Presence of insects in the house

 

Symptoms of insect allergy

Symptoms depend on the type of allergy.

They can sting or sting:

Skin rash or hives
Itchy
Swelling, redness, and warmth
In rare cases, the bites or stings can cause severe or fatal reactions. The reaction is called anaphylaxis. It can cause:

Rash, hives, itching, swelling - in areas distant from the sting site
Swelling of the lips, tongue, face, throat and eyelids
Coughing, wheezing, or trouble breathing
Dizziness and fainting
Home bugs can cause:

Runny nose or sneezing
Coughing, wheezing, or trouble breathing
Personalize
The doctor will ask about your symptoms and your health history. A physical examination may be performed. The doctor may suspect an allergy based on the reaction. An allergist can help.

 

The tests may include:

Skin prick test - small amounts of allergens are applied to the skin. The doctor will monitor the area for a reaction. If a severe reaction occurs, it is treated promptly.
Blood test - to look at how the body is responding to an allergen.
Therapy
Treatment depends on how bad the reaction is. Some reactions cause difficulty breathing. They need medical attention right away.

General treatment may include:

Ice - to reduce swelling
Medicines, such as:
Post-sting epinephrine - to treat severe reactions
Antihistamines - to reduce swelling and itching
Corticosteroids - for severe swelling, itching, stuffy nose, and sneezing
Inhaled bronchodilators - to reduce wheezing, coughing, and breathing problems
protection
Insect allergies cannot be prevented. However, the risk of a reaction can be reduced by:

Avoid insect bites and the things that attract them
Cover the skin and feet
Keeping the home clean and free of debris and dust
Take allergy shots

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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