Allergies are abnormal or adverse reactions to a substance. Insect allergies are a reaction to insect stings or bites. It can also occur with exposure to such insects in an environment.

Insect Bites
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Stinging insects include:

  • Honeybees
  • Yellow jackets
  • Hornets
  • Wasps
  • Fire ants

Biting insects include:

  • Blackflies
  • Fleas
  • Horseflies
  • Mosquitoes
  • Kissing bugs

Insects that cause respiratory allergies include:

  • Cockroaches
  • Midges
  • Lake flies
  • Caddis flies