A 26-year-old male asked:
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i have severe shellfish allergy. i never had anaphylaxis but i carry an epipen (epinephrine). will an epipen (epinephrine) reverse throat swelling? i have asthma as well.

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes it would: Epipen (epinephrine) would help open the blocked airway, that's what it's meant for besides dilating the air passages in the lungs and elevating the blood pressure in case of anaphylaxis
Answered on Oct 22, 2015

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