Jul 3, 2023

Allergic Reactions to Bees

While residing in Florida we cannot ignore the threat of potential allergies and allergic reactions to allergens such as pollen. In addition, bees and insects that become recurrent “guests” during the spring and summer months. Dr Watkins, at Watkins Allergy and Asthma Clinic, located in Jacksonville, Florida, understands the risks associated with a Bee Allergic Reaction and other insect allergies. Seeking early diagnosis of such a Bee Allergy as well as treatment of an allergic reaction is vital to your health and the well-being of your family and friends.

Understanding and identifying a Bee Allergic Reaction can be somewhat problematic, as allergic diseases are so unpredictable. Nonetheless, reactions typically present with symptoms including but not limited to reddening of the skins, hives, itching, tingling, or itching inside the mouth, nausea and even vomiting. Anaphylaxis, the most serious allergic reaction associated with insect stings or other allergies, is a rapid onset allergic reaction that can potentially be fatal. Symptoms associated with anaphylaxis include difficulty breathing, trouble swallowing, hoarseness, swelling of the tongue, dizziness, and fainting. Treatment for anaphylaxis must be immediate to avoid irreparable consequences. Seeking treatment and preventative care from a trustworthy provider, such as Watkins Allergy and Asthma Clinic is a sure way to avoid a life-threatening reaction for you or your loved ones.

The most important thing to remember in regard to preventing the adverse effects and treating the existing consequences of an allergic reaction is seeking immediate professional care. Watkins Allergy and Asthma Clinic is staffed by certified, knowledgeable, and caring treatment specialists focused on providing you quality care. Call (904) 298-1800 to schedule an appointment today.