allergic reaction


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allergic reaction

[ə′lərj·ik rē′ak·shən]
(medicine)
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Apply cold compresses to your eyes to help reduce the allergic reaction.
Further if an allergic reaction is experienced then immediate medical attention should be sought.
Horrific allergic reactions could be more common as use of PPD-laced hair dye increases.
Auvi-Q contains epinephrine, a well-established, first-line treatment for severe, life-threatening allergic reactions that may occur as a result of exposure to allergens including nuts, shellfish, dairy, eggs, insect bites, latex and medication, among other allergens.
Pathologist Anthony Burdge concluded she had died of an allergic reaction due to an unknown cause.
The scientists indicate that these bound allergens should pass through the gastrointestinal system without being absorbed, and should not cause an allergic reaction.
A hundred years ago, people would likely have been shocked that modern humans are plagued with illnesses that range from annoying to deadly due to allergic reactions.
Researchers found that only 3 percent of those who had received the allergy shots experienced any systemic allergic reaction from the later sting, compared with 17 percent of people who hadn't gotten the shots.
Aretha Franklin has been released from a Detroit hospital after being treated for an allergic reaction to antibiotics.
She also carried self-injectible epinephrine and oral diphenhydramine in the event of a severe allergic reaction.
Jackson watched Sunday's game from his Playa Del Rey home but said he could have coached Game 4 had he not experienced an allergic reaction to an antibiotic.
Consequently, it is possible that "bodily injury," in the form of an allergic reaction from the chemical, could be excluded if the insurance company determines the allergic reaction should have been expected from your standpoint.