allergic reaction


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allergic reaction

[ə′lərj·ik rē′ak·shən]
(medicine)
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The increase then causes white blood cells to release antibodies, which leads to the allergic reaction to meat.
THE number of children experiencing potentially life-threatening allergic reactions has soared by 40 per cent in five years, figures reveal.
For example, anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction that causes the immune system to release a flood of chemicals, potentially sending a person into shock.
Anaphylaxis is a severe, life-threatening allergic reaction with a sudden onset that can occur very quickly, as fast as within a couple of minutes, and could be fatal if not treated immediately.
Then again there are reactions that commonly appear after several days - an allergic reaction of different kind.
(https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/ny-metro-boy-11-dies-brooklyn-home-possible-fish-allergy-20190102-story.html) The New York Daily News reported the boy's grandmother to have acknowledged that the teen had died from apparent allergic reaction. It is, however, not clear what kind of fish the family was cooking.
Allergy symptoms, including sneezing and itchy, watery eyes, occur when your body is trying to rid itself of an allergen--a substance that produces an allergic reaction. A variety of substances can cause allergic reactions; pollen, stings or bites from insects, pet dander, and certain foods are some common allergens.
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These injections, known as epipens, are used to reverse the effects of severe, and potentially fatal, allergic reactions, but parents say that pharmacies currently do not have any stocks of epipens that can be used beyond October 2017.
Mohammed Ismaeel Ashraf suffered a suspected allergic reaction and collapsed at Al-Hijrah School in Bordesley Green.
Unfortunately many of exposed personnel's are unaware about the safety measures, permissible exposure level of these hazardous chemicals thus suffer from different allergic reaction.