allergic reaction


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allergic reaction

[ə′lərj·ik rē′ak·shən]
(medicine)
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EFFECTIVE: The antibody has a unique mechanism through which it blocks the immune effect behind allergic reactions.
They are most concerning among children, as they may unknowingly eat something that leaves them at risk of an allergic reaction.
But Mr Ashraf said his son regularly ate white fish and he had only been seen to suffer an allergic reaction after eating tuna in brine.
34% participants did not bothered to use any protocol for prevention of allergic reaction while 14% used only gloves, masks and goggles where as 29% used antihistamines along with goggles, masks, and gloves (Table 1).
The trust also dealt in 2016/16 with 37 admissions for anaphylactic shock - an extreme and often life-threatening allergic reaction.
To the scientists surprise, they found that the same allergic reaction that kicks the body's immune system in high gear, has opposite effect on resident immune cells of the brain.
He said: "Ellie had an allergic reaction last night and had to go to the hospital.
com)-- Cockroaches are a leading cause in allergic reactions in people who suffer from allergies.
If so, an allergic reaction could be reduced or possibly prevented.
According to the company, the pre-filled single dose syringe (PFS) provides a single dose of epinephrine (adrenaline), which is considered the drug of choice for immediate administration in acute anaphylactic reactions to insect stings or bites, allergic reaction to nuts & food, drugs and other allergens, as well as idiopathic or exercised-induced anaphylaxis.
On the other hand, fans can also just take her handlers' word for it and believe she has both a sinus infection and a severe allergic reaction, and she checked herself in a hospital for a week to make sure she recovered fully.