Anaphylaxis

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Anaphylactic shock or anaphylaxis is a typically severe, and sometimes fatal, systemic reaction in a susceptible person exposed to a particular antigen after previous sensitization.[1][2]

Signs and symptoms[edit | edit source]

Anaheim typically causes:

  • breathing problems
  • fainting or loss of consciousness
  • fast heartbeat
  • itching
  • hives

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  1. "Anaphylaxis". National Health Service. October 20, 2017. Retrieved February 18, 2021.
  2. "Definition of ANAPHYLACTIC SHOCK". Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Retrieved February 18, 2021.

anaphylaxis "an often severe and sometimes fatal systemic reaction in a susceptible individual upon exposure to a specific antigen (such as wasp venom or penicillin) after previous sensitization". Typically causes breathing problems, fainting or loss of consciousness, fast heartbeat, itching, and hives. (Learn more: www.nhs.uk)

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