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A 31-year-old male asked:
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Yes they can: Any surrounding allergen is rejected by the body, and sometimes the rejection might cause an anaphylactic shock
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Some tips: When you have trouble breathing due to obstruction in the tongue or throat swelling or airway obstruction (asthma), when you are fainting due to low ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Bad stuff : Anaphylaxis causes dilatation & leaking of blood vessels. That causes swelling of membranes, particularly in the respiratory tracy. This compromises ... Read More
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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Fast: It takes seconds to minutes.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Pfeifer
39 years experience in Trauma Surgery
You'd know: Anaphylaxis is caused by exposure to an antigen which elaborates an exaggerated response from the body. This results swelling of the airway tissues, b ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruth Spector
34 years experience in Critical Care
EPIPEN (epinephrine) and 911: Anaphylactic shock is a medical emergency. If an Epipen is available inject immediately. Then call 911. The patients swells up, their airways close ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Probably not: That is not necessarily a statement that would be supported by the literature.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Epinephrine: Is the drug of choice to treat anaphylaxis, you need a prescription for it.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
40 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Sever allergy attack: Anaphylaxis is a severe form of an allergy attack that may include hives and swelling throughout the skin, respiratory problems like asthma and cardio ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Immediate to late: Most often it is immediate to have an anaphylactic reaction sometimes it may take a few minutes. It all depends on how quickly the 'venom' or chemical ... Read More

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