• How to Know If Your Child is Allergic to Bees

    26 days ago - By 24/7 Mom

    Summer means no school, warmer weather, and, unfortunately, the appearance of stinging insects like wasps, honey bees, and fire ants. For most people these bugs are just irritating. But for about 5 percent of kids, a bee sting can mean a severe or even deadly reaction - scary! Here's how to know if your child is allergic to bees.
    What Happens When You are Stung by a Bee
    Honey bees, bumble bees, wasps, yellow jackets, hornets, paper jackets, and fire ants can all cause allergic reactions. When these insects sting, they inject venom into the skin. Most people experience only mild swelling...
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