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Allergic Reaction (cont.)

Medical Treatment

Generally, antihistamine medications are the treatment of choice after the allergen is removed.

Very severe reactions may require other therapy, such as oxygen for breathing difficulties or intravenous fluids to boost blood pressure in anaphylactic shock. Patients with very severe reactions usually require hospitalization.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/28/2014

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