Allergic diseases

Anaphylaxis – Overview, Diagnosis, and Treatment.

Anaphylaxis

Overview – Anaphylaxis  Anaphylaxis is a serious, life-threatening allergic reaction. The most common anaphylactic reactions are to foods, insect stings, medications, and latex. If you are allergic to a substance, your immune system overreacts to this allergen by releasing chemicals that cause allergy symptoms. Typically, these bothersome symptoms occur in …

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Eosinophilia – Definition, Causes, and Treatment.

Eosinophilia – Definition, Causes, and Treatment. Definition Eosinophilia indicates elevated levels of eosinophils in the peripheral blood, usually related to an infectious, neoplastic, or allergic process. Often, high numbers of eosinophils may be present in other body fluids or tissues, but the term typically refers to peripheral blood eosinophilia. It …

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