Wasp Stings

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  1. af802990

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    I really want to go to USAFA, but when I was little, about 6 years old, I had an allergic reaction to a wasp and it was only a one time thing. Will I get medically disqualified at the medical evaluation? Just recently, about a month ago, I was stung and carefully monitored my self. I had no allergic reaction whatsoever. I even have a mark or minor scar to prove it haha.. since I have a habit of exploring. I was issued a epipen just in case, but I’ve never had to use it for ANY insects stings. Will I be disqualified for something that happen once and no longer affects me?
     
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    Oh and my face did not swell up like the photos you would see on google images. The wasp just happen to bite me near my neck or face, I can’t remember, I just remember crying because of the pain, and of course my mother overreacted and took me to the hospital since I was red where the wasp stinged me and the doctor issued me an epipen for

    “ just in case You get a major allergic reaction in the future.”
     
  3. 5Day

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    It doesn't seem like you are allergic to wasp and bee stings, and with out a medical diagnosis, I would say No to allergies.
     
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    I was medically qualified!
     
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    Wishful "Land of the free, because of the brave..." 5-Year Member

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    As I recall, the first sting doesn't trigger an allergic reaction, the 2nd one does. Your health is the first thing, so visit an allergist & get tested. Then