Anaphylaxis Causes

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The main cause is exposure to an allergic substance, which may include:

  • Food products such as peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish and milk
  • Some medications including antibiotics (especially penicillin group and sulpha containing) also trigger the disease
  • Stings from bees, wasps, latex are also involved
  • Some sort of aerobic exercises also trigger the anaphylaxis in some people

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5 hours ago Anaphylaxis causes a series of symptoms, including a rash, low pulse, and shock, which is known as anaphylactic shock. This can be fatal if it isn’t treated immediately.

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5 hours ago Any allergen can cause anaphylaxis, but some triggers are more commonly linked to anaphylaxis than others, for example: Peanuts. Tree nuts. Fish. Shellfish. Dairy products. Insect stings and …

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9 hours ago A life-threatening allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) is a severe reaction to a specific allergen, or allergic trigger. Common triggers can include but are not limited to food, biting or stinging insects, medications and latex. Exercise-induced …

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9 hours ago Symptoms. Anaphylaxis symptoms occur suddenly and can progress quickly. The early symptoms may be mild, such as a runny nose, a skin rash or a “strange feeling.”. These symptoms can …

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3 hours ago These chemicals cause symptoms such as itchy, watery eyes and a runny nose. Usually, the symptoms happen in one location of the body. But in some people, the reaction is more …

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3 hours ago Observations that beta-adrenergic blockade can exacerbate systemic anaphylaxis in mouse and rat models 177, 178 and in people with severe anaphylaxis due to multiple causes, 179-182 …

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Just Now Anaphylaxis is a severe and sometimes life-threatening reaction that can develop within an hour — and sometimes within minutes or even seconds — after exposure to an …

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2 hours ago In especially severe cases, anaphylaxis can cause shock, a dangerous condition in which your blood pressure drops and your pulse weakens. ( 1 ) The first line of treatment for an anaphylactic

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4 hours ago Anaphylaxis, also called allergic or anaphylactic shock, is a sudden, severe and life-threatening allergic reaction that involves the whole body. The reaction is marked by constriction of the …

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8 hours ago A rare cause of anaphylaxis called exercise-induced anaphylaxis (EIA) can result from physical activity. The triggering exercise can be anything from jogging to swimming or …

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4 hours ago Anaphylaxis is the most severe allergic reaction and is potentially life-threatening.; Anaphylaxis is rare. The vast majority of people, even those with allergies, will never have an anaphylactic …

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8 hours ago Itching, hives, redness, swelling, or a burning or stinging sensation. A drop in blood pressure, light-headedness, loss of consciousness, slurred speech. Difficulty breathing (or the inability to …

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8 hours ago Any substance that causes an allergic reaction is called an allergen. For some people, even minimal exposure to traces of an allergen can cause a severe reaction. What …

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2 hours ago Anaphylaxis is the result of the immune system, the body's natural defence system, overreacting to a trigger. This is often something you're allergic to, but not always. Common anaphylaxis …

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7 hours ago Foods. Between one-third and half of anaphylaxis cases that present to emergency departments are caused by foods, with the highest incidence of these cases occurring in …

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1 hours ago Anaphylaxis is a serious, potentially fatal allergic reaction and medical emergency that is rapid in onset and requires immediate medical attention regardless of use of emergency medication on …

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the two most common signs of anaphylaxis?

The common signs of anaphylaxis found in other areas of the human body are:

  • Skin: Urticaria ( hives) Angioedema (swelling) Erythema (flushing) Pruritus ( itching)
  • Respiratory: Upper airway: Nasal congestion Sneezing Hoarseness Cough Oropharyngeal or laryngeal edema
  • Lower airway: Shortness of breath Bronchospasms (a contraction of muscles that line the bronchi) Wheezing Chest tightness

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What does anaphylaxis feel like?

Symptoms like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach pain are clues. They could worsen quickly. They’re also signs of anaphylaxis, so don’t shrug them off as a stomach bug. Sometimes your chest suddenly tightens or hurts when you breathe. Your throat can also feel tight or constricted. This is a common sign of a severe food allergy.

What are common medication triggers for anaphylaxis?

  • Foods, insect venom, and medical drugs are the most common triggers of anaphylaxis.
  • The trigger profile in anaphylaxis is age-dependent.
  • Among food triggers of anaphylaxis, peanuts are common in children.
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and antibiotics are leading triggers of drug-induced anaphylaxis.

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What happens to someone during anaphylaxis?

  • Itchy, watery eyes
  • Sneezing
  • Itchy, runny nose
  • Feeling tired or ill

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