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You Have Your Anaphylaxis Plan, Now What Should You Do?

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Mar 19, 2019 10:46:10 AM

 

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If you or your family member has suffered from anaphylaxis caused by something such as a food, a yellow jacket sting, or something idiopathic, there has already been one terrible reaction. If that's the case, you or your loved one have already seen an allergist, determined the cause, had epinephrine prescribed, and were taught how and when to use it, and time has been spent avoiding the trigger.

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Topics: anaphylaxis, epinephrine

Treating Your Anaphylaxis

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Oct 23, 2017 12:16:35 PM

The scariest type of allergy is clearly anaphylaxis. With an attack, the patient generally gets itchy all over and can face problems like their throat closing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, vomiting, diarrhea, or passing out. An exceptionally severe attack can be fatal.

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Topics: allergies, allergy, anaphylaxis