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Is diarrhea in anaphylaxis rare?

Is diarrhea in anaphylaxis rare?

Less common: Diarrhea can occur in anaphylaxis but it is a less common symptom. ...Read more

Dr. Kristin Sokol
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Anaphylactic Shock (Definition)

Anaphylaxis is a severe, whole-body allergic reaction to a chemical that has become an allergen. After being exposed to a substance such as bee sting venom, the person's immune system becomes sensitized to it. When the person is exposed to that allergen again, an allergic reaction may occur. Anaphylaxis happens quickly after the exposure, is severe, and ...Read more


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How to know if i had an anaphylactic shock?

How to know if i had an anaphylactic shock?

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 blood pressure, or when you are having abdominal cramps , vomiting, and/or diarrhea, for no known reason, then anaphylaxis is a possibility. Over 90% of anaphylaxis is associated with itching , flushing, and/or hives and this is important to remember ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy to help anaphylactic shock?

Is there a home remedy to help anaphylactic shock?

No: Better not stay at home if you have anaphylactic reaction. Will not suggest any home remedy. ...Read more

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Why do I have a fear of having an anaphylactic shock?

Why do I have a fear of having an anaphylactic shock?

Knowledge may help: If you of someone you know has had an anaphylactic reaction they can indeed very very scarey, but luckily the vast majority of people never have one. They can vary in severity from annoying to fatal. If you have a history of an allergic reaction that has been or might progress to anaphylaxis you should have injectable Epinephrine (epi-pen). If cause known avoidance or in some treatment exists. ...Read more

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Can you possibly get anaphylactic shock from cat allergies?

Can you possibly get anaphylactic shock from cat allergies?

Yes. : Cat dander and saliva can cause severe allergies in susceptible people. Wheezing and shortness of breath are common reactions. Please see your doctor to assess your level of allergy. ...Read more

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Anaphylactic shock from spring allergies? Is that possible?

Anaphylactic shock from spring allergies?  Is that possible?

Unlikely: Anaphylaxis is usually caused by stinging insects, foods, or medications. Spring allergens in the U.S. Are usually tree pollens. A systemic reaction to airborne pollens would be exceedingly unusual. ...Read more

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Is it possible to stop an anaphylactic shock with adrenaline?

It's possible: Adrenalin or Epinephrine is the treatment of choice for severe allergic reactions including anaphylaxis with or without shock. The key to effectiveness is early treatment. People with asthma are at higher risk for severe allergic reactions. There is Epipen and now Auvi-Q for self injectable epinephrine. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to alcohol and possible have it cause anaphylactic shock?

Is it possible to be allergic to alcohol and possible have it cause anaphylactic shock?

Possible, but rare: A true allergy to alcohol is not common. It is more likely to develop in people with other allergies. If it does occur, the symptoms can be severe, and it is possible for anaphylaxis to occur in rare cases. ...Read more

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Can ceftriaxone cause anaphylactic shock despite that it is used time and again already?

Can ceftriaxone cause anaphylactic shock despite that it is used time and again already?

Yes, but: Kind of rare still, you need to avoid the medicine and cephalosporins for now, the diagnosis should be revised and analyzed, some detective work need to be performed to make sure that it was truly the ceftriaxone that caused the reaction and not something else. A note of allergies on the patient's chart should be flagged till sorted out, good luck ...Read more

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If you had a child under 66 lbs go into anaphylactic shock and you only had an adult epi pen would you use iron the child?

If you had a child under 66 lbs go into anaphylactic shock and you only had an adult epi pen would you use iron the child?

YES- however...: Anaphylactic shock can be fatal and the most effective treatment is injectable epinephrine so I would give it as the risk of too much epinephrine is less than the risk of the child dying from anaphylaxis. However, if you think a child is at risk of anaphylaxis it would be wise to get an EpiPen Jr. ...Read more

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How long does it take to be sure i'm not going to have anaphylactic shock? I have had it in the past and now having allergic reaction.

How long does it take to be sure i'm not going to have anaphylactic shock? I have had it in the past and now having allergic reaction.

Is it anaphylaxis?: You tell us that you had an anaphylactic reaction, but experience has shown that not every person who claims to have undergone such a reaction actually had it. Until proven otherwise, you had anaphylaxis and need to carry self-injectable epinephrine. If you have a reaction at this time, have someone else drive you to an urgent care/er. Most important: see a board-certified allergist asap! ...Read more

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I went into anaphylactic shock from kiwi and mango at age 18. What are the chances i will outgrow them? Other related foods should I be cautious with

I went into anaphylactic shock from kiwi and mango at age 18. What are the chances i will outgrow them? Other related foods should I be cautious with

See an allergist: This is not something to take a chance on since no one can predict when or if you may lose the allergy. See an allergist to get yourself tested if you must consume these fruits. A blood test call immunocap ige may also be helpful. In the meanwhile, be sure to get an Epinephrine kit in case of accidental exposure. ...Read more

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Can flowers cause anaphylactic shock?

Can flowers cause anaphylactic shock?

Yes; pollen allergen: It may not be the flowers, but the pollen within them, that caused the allergy. Anaphylactic shock is a severe allergic reaction where the body reacts to a harmless substance (like pollen) by over-producing histamine & starting an exaggerated immune response. In some cases, this causes an unsafe drop in blood pressure (shock). Emergency treatment with epinephrine & steroids (immunosupressant). ...Read more

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What happens when you get anaphylactic shock?

What happens when you get anaphylactic shock?

Bad stuff : Anaphylaxis causes dilatation & leaking of blood vessels. That causes swelling of membranes, particularly in the respiratory tracy. This compromises organs depending on their blood &oxygen supply. Soon blood pressure drops, then organ failure follows if anaphylaxis is left untreated. Finally death ensues. ...Read more

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How to know if I have an anaphylactic shock attack?

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, blocking them, wheezing in the lungs and generalized body swelling. If it happened to you, you'd not forget it. It can be treated with Epinephrine and steroids which reduce the swelling. ...Read more

Dr. William Walsh
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Shock (Definition)

A condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (carrying oxygen and nutrients) to the vital organs in the body. If shock persists, various parts of the body will stop working, and the person will die. Causes of shock include injuries, excessive bleeding, heart failure, infections, chemical imbalances, ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more