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Severe Allergic Reaction
(Anaphylactic Shock) Topic Guide

Severe Allergic Reaction (Anaphylactic Shock) Severe Allergic Reaction (Anaphylactic Shock): Anaphylactic shock is a severe allergic reaction that is life-threatening. The symptoms of anaphylactic shock are breathing problems, shock, or death. A severe allergic reaction may be caused by an insect sting or certain foods to which the body has been "sensitized" and has developed a powerful antigen for. Anaphylactic shock is an emergency and requires immediate medical treatment.

Severe Allergic Reaction (Anaphylactic Shock) Topic Guide - Visuals

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Severe Allergic Reaction (Anaphylactic Shock) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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epinephrine injection Epinephrine Injection

Epinephrine is a chemical that narrows blood vessels and opens airways in the lungs. These effects can reverse severe low blood pressure, wheezing, severe s...learn more »