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Severe Allergic Reaction (Anaphylactic Shock) (cont.)

Outlook for Severe Allergic Reaction

With appropriate and timely treatment, you can expect full recovery. With severe anaphylaxis, although rare, people may die from low blood pressure (shock) or respiratory and cardiac arrest.

For More Information about Severe Allergic Reaction

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network - This Web site shows the proper way to use the epinephrine self-infection kit.

Medically reviewed by Michael Manning, MD; American Board of Allergy & Immunology

REFERENCE:

"Anaphylaxis: Rapid recognition and treatment"
UpToDate.com


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/24/2016
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