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Severe Allergic Reaction (Anaphylactic Shock) (cont.)

What Is the Prognosis for a 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.

Where Can People Find 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.

REFERENCE:

"Anaphylaxis: Rapid recognition and treatment"
UpToDate.com


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/20/2017
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