What happens when you get stung?
Food allergy is the leading cause of anaphylaxis; however, medications, insect stings, and latex can also cause an allergic reaction that leads to anaphylaxis.
I found this article in Pest Management Professional magazine November 2012 and they listed the source http://www.niaid.nih.gov the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
- Allergies to venom of stinging insects such as honeybees, wasps, hornet, yellowjackets, scorpions and fireants
- Systemic reactions in adults ranging from 3.3% to 5%
- 40 to 100 deaths annually from anaphylaxis
When stung call 911 or Poison Control immediatley if you are a known allergic or if you experience symptoms.