The interesting thing about this allergy is you can have an allergy to different the different species of kissing bugs, and some people who have been bitten by different species do not always have the same reactions.
Among the kissing bugs in the North America, Triatoma protracta and Triatoma rubida are commonly known to cause allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis. More research is need to better understand what is causes these reactions!
If you have been bitten by a kissing bug and have experienced an allergic reaction you should consider seeing an allergy specialist to discuss the reaction.
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