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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 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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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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Person doesn't know if they have herpes, there was never significant symptoms, should they abstain from sex at the risk of a partner's possible reaction?

Person doesn't know if they have herpes, there was never significant symptoms, should they abstain from sex at the risk of a partner's possible reaction?

That's no fun!: If you're unsure of your partner's status, make him wear a condom each & every time to reduce risk of catching sexually transmitted diseases. Regular condom use also reduces your risk of pregnancy (but is not 100% guarantee). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a reaction to mmr?

What are the symptoms of a reaction to mmr?

See below:: Nearly all children who get the MMR vaccine (more than 80%) will have no side effects. Most children who have a side effect will have only a mild reaction: soreness, redness or swelling where the shot was given, mild rash, mild to moderate fever, swelling of the lymph glands, and temporary pain, stiffness, or temporary swelling in the joints.In about 5% to 15% fever may be present 7-12 days after. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a reaction to dtap?

What are the symptoms of a reaction to dtap?

See below:: Dtap may cause the following mild side effects, which usually last only a few days: •fever/fussinessrash •redness or swelling at the injection site •tenderness/soreness at the injection site becoming infected with diphtheria, pertussis, or tetanus is much more dangerous to your health than receiving the vaccine to protect against these diseases! ...Read more

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How long should symptoms of an allergic reaction last?

How long should symptoms of an allergic reaction last?

Allergy duration: The duration of allergic symptoms are very variable. The type of reaction (ige vs. Igg), persistance of exposure, degree of sensitization, and comorbidities (other illnesses) can all affect the duration of symptoms. Therefore reactions can last from minutes to months. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of having a reaction to lidocaine epidural?

What are symptoms of having a reaction to lidocaine epidural?

Unclear: Lidocaine in the epidural space( such as when it it used for labor;delivery) leads to predictable numbness. I'm not sure what other "reactions" you are asking about. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a systemic anaphylactic reaction?

What are the symptoms of having a systemic anaphylactic reaction?

Severe reaction: An anaphylactic reaction is an allergic reaction to a trigger such as a food (peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish) or stinging insect (wasp, honeybee, etc.) that involves multiple body systems at the same time. Thus, you might experience hives/rash (skin), cough/shortness of breath (respiratory), vomithing/diarrhea (gastrointestinal)--these symptoms usually occur within minutes of exposure to a trigger. ...Read more