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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Anaphylactoid: This is the exact same reaction as anaphylaxis with the only difference being that "true" anaphylaxis is caused by an allergic antibody (ige) reaction ... Read More

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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Cohen
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Symptomatically: First you need to know what symptoms constitute an "anaphylactoid" reaction and be sure that it is not a systemic reaction, really anaphylaxis. "toid ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
16 years experience General Practice
Extremely dangerous: Dramatic extreme whole body response to an allergen. Exaggerated allergic response, potentially life threatening. See doctor if any blood relatives ha ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not contagious: Neither anaphylactic nor anaphylactoid reactions are contagious. They are idiosyncratic responses of individuals' immune systems to foreign substances ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Irrelevant: Anaphylactic and anaphylactoid reactions can be life threatening, so cost is not a logical consideration. Prompt treatment by a professional is necess ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: A history of anaphylaxis or non ige medicated anaphylaxis can be very concerning. A visit with one's doctor should help clarify the history and future ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
34 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Anaphylactoid reacti: Anaphylactoid reactions cannot be distinguished from anaphylactic reactions by the clinical symptoms. The difference is solely in the mechanism by whi ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Her some difintion: Anaphylaxis is defined as "a serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death".[1] it typically results in a number of symptoms in ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes,Yes and No: Rheumatic fever is a possible consequence of untreated strep throat. An anaphylactic reaction is a severe allergic response and not related to the oth ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
ACNE RX REACTION: Acne rx like the retin a (tretinoin) can cause irritation of the skin before peeling , benzoyl peroxide must be applied at night to avoid photosensiti ... Read More
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