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After Effects Of Allergic Reaction
Mild to severe: Because allergy injections expose patients to proteins known to cause symptoms, there is always a reaction risk. Most reactions are local & involve redness, swelling, tenderness, & itching. Occasionally the reaction becomes body-wide and shows up as hives, wheezing, chest pain, or dizziness. In rare instances, the reaction may become life-threatening. This is why there is a wait time after shots. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Many causes: Severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) can be from stinging insects, foods, medications, latex, allergy shots, exercise, and idiopathic (about 1/3 of reactions, there is no cause found). These reactions can resolve with treatment, but some go on to be fatal especially if there is a delay in giving Epinephrine or the person has asthma. ...Read more
Can be confusing: Allergic reactions are less common and unanticipated. Side effects of medications are many times predictable and pretty common. It's important that the medication not be given again if a true allergic reaction. Side effects may be managed by dose, duration, etc. For a little longer explanation go to: http://www.Familyallergyasthmacare.Com/2013/05/medication-allergy-or-side-effect/. ...Read more
Urticaria: Cephalexin is an oral antibiotic, belongs to the class of 'cephalosporin'. People who are allergic to 'penicillin" in general, will have cross sensitivity reaction to cephalosporin as well. The drug reaction can vary from mild urticarial rash to severe anaphylaxis, which will be life a threatening situation. Sometimes cephalosporin can give 'drug induced fever' as well. Good luck ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergic reactions include runny nose and watery eyes. Can antihistamine drugs help prevent or decrease the effects of an allergic reaction?
Can taking metronidazole and furosemide cause allergic reaction with a lot of itchiness and hives. No reaction while taking metronidazole alone?
Why does using neosporin frequently increase ur risk to develope allergic reactions? What kind of allergic reactions?
The meaty part: Your immune system reacts to proteins in the meat of the shellfish that causes allergic reactions. Most people with "shellfish" allergy are allergic to crustaceans - shrimp, prawn, crab. Lobster, crayfish. Fewer are allergic to mollusks - clam, mussel, oyster, scallop, squid, octopus, abalone, cockles, snails. Even fewer are allergic to all shellfish. An allergist can help sort this out for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When in the course of taking an antibiotic are the severe allergic reactions most likely to occur ? What about mild allergic reactions?
Variable: Highly variable and depends on the type of reaction. If you are already allergic then the most severe reaction can happen right away. Some reactions can appear after a few doses and some may even occur after completion. There are also non allergic side effects that can occur anytime. ...Read more
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Anaphylaxis: The worst symptoms include problems breathing or swallowing, slurred speech, fainting, palpitations. Other type of serious reaction is called stevens-johnson syndrome - where you rapidly develop ulcers/blisters in the mouth and lips, and round lesions on the rest of the body that start to slough. These reactions are serious and you should definitely contact emergency services they occur. ...Read more
Use in balance: Don't take oral or injectable steroids if you have a better choice. If it is necessary to take them then be aware of their risks. They have saved lives and are very important in our medication toolbox. Side effects include risk of infection, osteoporosis, bone fractures, avascular necrosis, intestinal bleeding, weight gain, skin stretch marks that will not resolve, psychological side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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