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What is the arthus reaction ?

What is the arthus reaction ?

Studying for exam?: It is a type iii immune reaction involving an antibody vs the immunogen. Unlike an allergic reaction, the onset is delayed from several hours to a couple of days after the exposure. ...Read more

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I need to ask the defenention of arthus reaction and what is the symptoms of arthus reaction ?

I need to ask the defenention of arthus reaction and what is the symptoms of arthus reaction ?

Arthus reaction: This is a local antibody-mediated hypersensitivity reaction in which antibody-antigen complexes which fix complement are deposited in the walls of small vessels causing acute inflammation with an infiltration of neutrophils. Characteristic of type iii hypersensitivity reactions. This can produce swelling, tissue necrosis to gangrene, and so on. ...Read more

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What is arthus reaction's symptoms and how to treat it ? I want an extensive information

What is arthus reaction's symptoms and how to treat it ? I want an extensive information

Arthus reaction: The arthus reaction may result rarely after vaccination with Diphtheria and Tetanus toxoid. The symptoms may include pain, swelling, induration (hardening of the tissue), bleeding, and sometimes necrosis (tissue death). It is self-limited and usually lasts for about one day. More important is the need to avoid receiving the vaccine again for a minimum of 10 years. ...Read more

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What is the diffirence between arthus reaction and a regular allergic reaction?

What is the diffirence between arthus reaction and a regular allergic reaction?

Hypersensitivity: Hypersensitivity refers to undesirable reactions produced by a normal immune system. There are 5 types of hypersensitivity reactions. Type i reactions are considered allergic or ige-mediated reactions and involve a rapid response, such as seen in asthma or anaphylaxis. The arthus reaction falls under the category of type iii, or immune-complex mediated reactions. This involves igg and neutrophils. ...Read more

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Atoscopic preganancy reaction be n symtoms?

Atoscopic preganancy reaction be n symtoms?

Do you mean ectopic?: This is when the fertilized egg implants somewhere besides the uterus, most often in the fallopian tube, so it's sometimes called a tubal preganacy. Early on, it seems normal, but by 6-8wks, there's possibly belly pain, bleeding, dizziness/fainting and maybe even shoulder pain from internal bleeding. Ectopic preganacy cannot be saved; if not ended quickly the tubal damage & bleeding can be deadly. ...Read more

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Could you be alergic to something and have a small reaction?

Could you be alergic to something and have a small reaction?

Depends: We need a few more details. A small sniff of cat fur might just give you a sneeze. But a spoonful of peanut butter could send you to the ER. Some codeine cough syrup might make your nose itch, but continuing on a sulfa antibiotic while ignoring early Stevens Johnson Syndrome might land you in the burn unit in renal failure. I've see all of these. Details matter. ...Read more

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What happens if I were to have an alergic reaction, when would i?

What happens if I were to have an alergic reaction, when would i?

Need More Info: There are many different types of allergic reactions. Because of this more information is needed to answer your question. Did you mean a reaction to a food, drug, or cosmetic? How about a hay fever type reaction? Or, did you have a reaction and are wondering if the reaction is allergic? You could also have allergic reactions to insect stings. Please provide more information. ...Read more

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What is a vagal reaction?

What is a vagal reaction?

When your vagus: Nerve gets stimulated (usually by pain, but it could be anything), it sends out signals to slow your heart. If the heart rate slows enough, you can have a fainting spell. This is called a vaso-vagal reaction. ...Read more

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What is the disulferame reaction??

What is the disulferame reaction??

Disulfiram: Aka Antabuse (disulfiram) is used to help deter use of alcohol which can help increase resolve and motivation for abstinence. Drinking alcohol can lead to very high blood pressure (hypertensive crisis), nausea and vomiting and even death in some cases. Any topical agents with alcohol or anything by mouth that has alcohol, and some other medications could also potentially react ...Read more