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- adj. Pertaining to anaphylaxis.
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- n. of or pertaining to anaphylaxis; caused by anaphylaxis.
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- adj. related to the hypersensitivity known as anaphylaxis
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The most violent responses are called anaphylactic reactions; even a small taste of the allergen, skin contact, or, in some cases, environmental exposure will shut down bodily functions within seconds.
The next stage in anaphylactic intensity is characterized by itching again, but this time more violent.
They specified the reaction and clearly showed that of all the subjects, the guinea-pig appeared the most sensitive in anaphylactic terms.
Allergic reactions can be mild, such as a skin rash or irritation, but can also include respiratory distress and the severe reaction known as anaphylactic shock, which can lead to a life-threatening drop in blood pressure and death.
Peanuts: Peanuts and peanut products can induce a severe allergic reaction called anaphylactic shock, which can be life threatening.
In some cases, a serious allergic reaction called anaphylactic shock occurs, which can involve breathing difficulties and requires immediate medical attention.
Moira Austin, of the Anaphylaxis Campaign, a group which works to support people who suffer risk from life-threatening allergic reactions, also known as anaphylactic shock, suggested Cadbury was going one step too far with its new wrapper warnings.
But she then suffered a severe allergic reaction called anaphylactic shock and ended up in hospital.
In some cases an insect bite can cause a serious allergic reaction called anaphylactic shock, for example, bee stings.
A severe allergic reaction, also known as anaphylactic reaction, is uncommon.
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