22 Feb 2010
What do you have the epipen for? Is it for bee stings?
If so then no there is no need to use it for insect bites... unless you start having the same allergic symptoms as you do for bees (ie difficulty breathing; rash; hives; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, lips, or tongue etc)
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