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Monday, August 25, 2008
By Joe Tort
Article on cnn.com -- FDA to consider rules for food allergy warnings, by the Associated Press.
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Anaphylactic shock is a medical emergency which is an acute systemic (affecting the whole body) allergic reaction. It occurs after exposure to an antigen (allergen) to which a person was previously sensitized.
The signs and symptoms of anaphylactic shock include the general symptoms of a common allergic reaction, PLUS:
* rapidly worsening symptoms (or previously severe reactions to this allergen)
* swelling of tissues such as lips or joints
* wheezing, noisy breathing or shortness of breath
* rash or redness of the skin
* loss of consciousness
* itching of the skin
* nausea and vomiting
* abdominal cramps
* low blood pressure
Posted by: severe allergies | Jan 12, 2010 5:35:42 AM
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