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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Typical symptoms: Regardless of the food triggering an allergic reaction the allergic reaction consists of some or all of these symptoms: itchy & swollen of lips, tongu ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many possibilities: The word "hypersensitivity" often is used to describe an allergic reaction. Possible causes of allergic reactions are sensitivities to foods, insects, ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hypersensitivity: Hypersensitivity reactions = adverse reactions produced by a normal immune system. (i.e., allergies or autoimmunity)
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Big difference: Type 1 is mediated by the IgE antibody and responsible for anaphylaxis, hay fever, allerg etc. Allergy skin test can identify these. Type 2 is media ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Type I is immediate: hypersensitivity reactions, involves IgE with histamine and other mediators release from mast cells, while type II is cytotoxic hypersensitivity react ... Read More
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Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
What did he drink?: It is not at all clear to me what he drank or how much he drank? was it laced with some other drug etc? Needs to see his doctor for treatment of sympt ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Tricyclics can decrease nerve pain
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Not an allergy: Consult an ENT surgeon to find out if there is anything wrong with your hearing or ears and follow his/her advice. Until you have been examined, you m ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Delayed reaction: Type 4 reactions are delayed reactions involving t cells (i.e. Poison ivy).
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Type II hypersensitivity: Or cytotoxic reactions, are antibody dependent, IgG or IgM binds to the own body cell surface after being altered by a protein, so the immune system ... Read More
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