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hypersensitivity reaction to the ingestion or injection of a substance (a protein or drug) resulting from prior contact with a substance

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Nevertheless, differential diagnosis with drug or latex induced anaphylactic shock, hypovolemic shock, acute myocardial infarction, carcinoid syndrome and tension pneumothorax in a patient under mechanical ventilation should also be considered.
A large amount of secretions filled in the endotracheal tube and this led to the diagnosis of a developing anaphylactic reaction.
Ammaria Johnson, a 7-year-old student in Va., was given a peanut by a classmate and almost immediately reached anaphylactic shock.
* Be aware of the potential for an anaphylactic reaction to chlorhexidine.
* Can cause anaphylactic reaction to previous hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccine.
I told the director to phone an ambulance because I knew it was anaphylactic shock.
The rise in mast cell tryptase to 67 ng/ml at four hours suggests that the peak level (usually at about one to two hours) may have been well over 100 ng/ml, three to four times the subsequent baseline level of 30 ng/ml and would support a diagnosis of an anaphylactic rather than an anaphylactoid reaction.
She said: "If I have an anaphylactic attack, I take my adrenaline and I have 20 minutes to get to the hospital.
Quorn, a fungus-based "health food," causes anaphylactic reactions, hives, and vomiting.
North west Wales coroner Dewi Pritchard Jones, accepted a pathologist report she most probably suffered anaphylactic shock after being bitten.
Symptoms of an anaphylactic reaction include constriction of airways (which can cause difficulty in breathing), dizziness, fainting, hives, itching and nausea.
In Florida, a new law gives severely allergic children the right to carry and self-administer epinephrine in the event of an anaphylactic reaction.
However, few anaphylactic and allergic reactions have occurred in patients mainly of Japanese descent.
At least 40 people die every year in the United States from severe anaphylactic reactions triggered by the stings of yellow jackets, wasps, bees, hornets, or fire ants.
Factors may include: not carrying their medications; not recognizing early symptoms; and treating anaphylactic reactions with asthma inhalers instead of epinephrine.