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What are the signs of anaphylaxis?

What are the signs of anaphylaxis?

Anaphylaxis: can affect any of your vital systems, circulatory causing collapse, respiratory causing shortness of breath, generalized skin reaction with hives all over and/or angioedema with narrowing of upper airways and suffocation, if prone to anaphylaxis epinephrine should be kept handy (epipen), and antihistaminic too, immediate medical attention should be sought/ EMS or call 911 ...Read more

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Angioedema (Definition)

A condition in which fluid leaks from blood vessels, leading to swelling under the skin. This is usually due to an ...Read more


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What are the signs and symptoms of an anaphylactic reaction?

What are the signs and symptoms of an anaphylactic reaction?

Shortness of breath: It is a severe allergic reaction in which a given patients immune system reacts violently to a stimulus (antigen). It can produce signs of shock, shortness of breath, wheezing, low blood pressure, confusion, combativeness and if untreated....Death. ...Read more

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Signs and symptoms of lupus?

Signs and symptoms of lupus?

Variety of Symptoms: Lupus (sle) is an autoimmune disease that can effect essentially any organ in the body. Autoimmune means "friendly fire." the body's army is called the immune system. When it gets confused and attacks the body it leads to autoimmune diseases. Common symptoms of sle include: fatigue, joint pain, rashes, mouth sores, dry eyes and mouth, and depression. Every sle patient has unique symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the systemic signs and symptoms of inflammation?

What are the systemic signs and symptoms of inflammation?

Several: Fever, weight loss , anorexia pain, changes in the skin if inflamed with redness, thickening and possible dischg. In latin it is tumor rubor dolor calor(swelling rednedd pain and heat). ...Read more

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What are the signs and symtoms of major drug reaction?

What are the signs and symtoms of major drug reaction?

Several: An anaphylactic reaction will result in difficulty in breathing, swelling of the throat and other mucous membranes and a rash. Other symptoms include rashes, fever, generalized aches and pains, swollen joints, fatigue. Internally such organs as the kidneys and liver can be affected causing abdominal and back pain. ...Read more

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What are the signs of mastocytosis or mcas?

What are the signs of mastocytosis or mcas?

Hives, anaphlaxis: Cutaneous mastocytosis typically presents as small brown splotches that turn in hives or welts when irritated, but it can affect the entire skin surface, too. Systemic masto and MCAS typically presents with spontaneous episodes like anaphylaxis--dizziness, fainting, flushing, nausea, diarrhea, and sometimes hives and trouble breathing. See a specialist in masto for more info. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of allergic bronchitis?

What are the signs and symptoms of allergic bronchitis?

Asthma: Allergic bronchitis is commonly referred to as asthma. This is a recurrent / intermittent or ongoing condition of bronchial tubes characterized by variable narrowing of the airways from swelling, inflammation and constriction or obstruction. Typical symptoms include wheezing, cough, chest tightness and shortness of breath. Triggers are in part due to allergic inflammation. ...Read more

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What are the signs of hiv?

What are the signs of hiv?

May not be any...: Early, acute, significant viremia (big load of hiv) may cause a "viral syndrome" similar to that of flu, but often a bit longer duration. Many people actually don't feel anything and thus don't know they got infected. Often they remain healthy/symptom free for yrs and this is one of the dangers of HIV transmission: people don't know. Thus, take precaution. Protect yourself/partner. Consult doc. ...Read more

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What are the signs of hiv?

What are the signs of hiv?

HIV is hard to get: First. Every single human must know that HIV exposure should be treated immediately. There is now a way to prevent infection if exposure is treated within 72 hours. Second, HIV does not have signs or symptoms until very late in an untreated patient. And, most patients are now treated in this country and never develop 'signs'. What are your specific concerns? ...Read more

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What are some of the signs & symptoms of Valley Fever?

What are some of the signs & symptoms of Valley Fever?

See below: Coccidioidomycosis is a fungal disease picked up through inhalation. Often the symptoms are mild and the disease not recognized. In one to three weeks when they do occur they include fever, cough, chest pain that can be severe, chills, night sweats, headache, fatigue, joint pains and a red painful bumpy rash. It can take months to fully recover and you should be followed for dissemination. ...Read more

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What are signs, symptoms of scleroderma?

What are signs, symptoms of scleroderma?

Tight skin: People with scleroderma have tight skin, but have other findings including raynauds, finger changing color in the cold or stress, joint pain, and can have internal involvement in the lungs, heart, kidney etc. Each person has different finding and the rheumatologist helps to put it together. ...Read more

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What are telltale signs of gout?

What are telltale signs of gout?

Swollen joint: A hot red swollen joint what comes on rather suddenly without trauma. It usually happens in the big toe joint but can happen in any joint in the body. It hurts to move or touch the joint, ice can make it feel better until you see your podiatrist for a prescription to reduce the inflamation. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of sjorgren's syndrome?

What are the signs and symptoms of sjorgren's syndrome?

Sjogren's syndrome: Two main symptoms are dry eyes and dry mouth. Other symptoms may include joint pain, swelling and stiffness, swollen salivary glands — particularly the set located behind your jaw and in front of your ears, skin rashes or dry skin, vaginal dryness, persistent dry cough, prolonged fatigue. ...Read more

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What are the telltale signs of throat/mouth cancer?

What are the telltale signs of throat/mouth cancer?

Depends: Visualization of the mass / area by the patient or a medical / dental practitioner. Patient having difficulty swallowing, spitting up blood, painful swallowing, physical size of the mass can be associated with oral / throat cancer. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of lupus induced heart problems?

What are signs and symptoms of lupus induced heart problems?

Irregular pulse: Lupus may be associated with irregular heart beats and other forms of heart problems. Your doctor can do an EKG and some blood tests to check for involvement. Good luck. How was your lupus diagnosis made? ...Read more

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Symptoms and signs of hashimatos?

Symptoms and signs of hashimatos?

Usually none: Until your thyroid becomes significantly enlarged and visible from the outside, or your thyroid hormone production drops below normal and you develop hypothyroidism. Check the american thyroid association website or aace.Com. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs of throat cancer?

What are the warning signs of throat cancer?

Pain & ulcerations: This isn't' an exhaustive list, but go see your doctor if you have progressive hoarseness or voice changes, throat pain, pain with swallowing, progressive difficulty swallowing foods or liquids, an ulcer which won't heal or one which bleeds, weight loss, a lump in the neck or throat. Smokers and drinkers are at much higher risk, but anyone can get it. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cellulitis and signs?

What are the symptoms of cellulitis and signs?

Infected/inflammed: Cellulitis is simply an inflammation of the skin ("itis") that can be caused by many factors including infection, or anything that causes inflammation like sunburn or vein disease.. Inflammation means the tissues are red, hot, swollen, and tender. Antibiotics should not be used unless it is absolutely infected which should involve more than simply the presence of inflammation. ...Read more

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