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      Category : Health Centers > Allergies


Alternate Names : Anaphylactic Shock

Anaphylaxis | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What can be done to prevent the disease?

The best way to prevent anaphylaxis is to avoid any substance that has caused a severe reaction in the past. Persons who are sensitive to insect bites or bee stings should avoid walking with bare feet.

What are the long-term effects of the disease?

Anaphylaxis can be fatal. After recovery from an episode, there are no long-term effects.

What are the risks to others?

Anaphylaxis is not contagious and poses no risk to others.

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Anaphylaxis: Treatment & Monitoring

Author: Minot Cleveland, MD
Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
Date Reviewed: 05/22/01

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