Anaphylaxis is a severe and potentially life-threatening reaction to a trigger such as an allergy.
It's also known as anaphylactic shock.
...Source: NHS Choices UK1
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Symptoms of Anaphylactic Shock
- feeling lightheaded or faint
- breathing difficulties - such as fast, shallow breathing
- a fast heartbeat
- clammy skin
- confusion and anxiety
- collapsing or losing consciousness
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Causes List: Anaphylactic Shock
Some of the causes of the condition may include:3 Causes of Anaphylactic Shock:
- Aggressive Systemic Mastocytosis
- Congenital Fibrinogen Deficiency
- Diffuse Cutaneous Mastocytosis
- Solar Urticaria
Causes List for Anaphylactic Shock
Some possible causes of Anaphylactic Shock or similar disorders may include:4
- Aggressive Systemic Mastocytosis (Anaphylactic shock)
- Allergies (anaphylactic shock)
- Anaphylaxis (anaphylactic shock)
- Cutaneous mastocytosis (anaphylactic shock)
- Diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis (Anaphylactic shock)
- Fibrinogen deficiency, congenital (Anaphylactic shock) ...
Treatments: Anaphylactic Shock
- call 999 for an ambulance immediately - mention that you think the ...
Prevention of Anaphylactic Shock
Preventing anaphylaxis If you have a serious allergy or have experienced anaphylaxis before, it's important to try to prevent future episodes. The following can help reduce your risk:
- identify any triggers - you may be referred to an allergy clinic for ...
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- Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ Anaphylaxis/
- Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
- Source: Algorithmically Generated List
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