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Anaphylaxis: Better Safe than Sorry

On February 8, 2012 @ 4:04 pm In All Articles,Podcasts

[1]Anaphylaxis, a severe and potentially life-threatening allergic reaction, can be caused by insect stings, latex, foods, and medications. An anaphylactic response occurs rapidly, often beginning within seconds or minutes of exposure to the allergen – but it can be stopped with the right medication. In this edition of Ask the Allergist, Dr. Dana Wallace, 2011 president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, talks about how to recognize and treat symptoms fast.

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[2] Ask the Allergist — Anaphylaxis: Better Safe than Sorry: http://www.aanma.org/2012/02/ask-the-allergist-anaphylaxis-better-safe-than-sorry/

[3] The Stork Report: http://www.aanma.org/2011/03/the-stork-report/

[4] Chocolate Allergy: http://www.aanma.org/2011/08/chocolate-allergy/

[5] Does it Matter What I’m Allergic To?: http://www.aanma.org/2012/04/does-it-matter-what-im-allergic-to/

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