What are anaphylactic reactions?

Answer AnswerAnaphylactic reactions are general, dramatic reactions that can result in collapse and possibly death. It is caused by a sudden release of histamines and other chemicals that overwhelm the bo... Read More »

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What are the different types of anaphylactic reactions?

Answer You can read detailed info at health.howstuffworks or allergy-central but my own personal reaction might be useful. I have a severe shellfish allergy that didn't begin until I was about 14. ... Read More »

How to Contrast Biochemical Reactions Inside the Body and Chemical Reactions in the Chemistry Laboratory?

How to study and contrast the basic differences between chemical reactions inside the body and the reactions in the chemistry laboratory are discussed in the context of this article.

How to Treat Anaphylactic Shock in a Dog?

If your dog suffers an exaggerated and serious allergic reaction to an insect bite or to something that he has consumed or come into contact with, your dog can go into anaphylactic shock. This will... Read More »

Can you have the swine flu vaccination if you have had an anaphylactic allergic reaction to penicillin?

There is no similarity between penicillin and the flu vaccine. See the related questions below for more information on who should not get vaccinated for the swine flu.