How do I know if I’m allergic to bee or wasp venom? I don’t think I’ve ever been stung.

You should talk to your primary care provider. There are tests available that can indicate potential bee and wasp venom allergies. In the meantime, if you’re not certain if you are allergic to bee or wasp venom, the best thing to do is take precautions to avoid coming into contact with these creatures.bees


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Posted: May 6, 2014

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
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