allergic reaction

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Noun1.allergic reaction - hypersensitivity reaction to a particular allergenallergic reaction - hypersensitivity reaction to a particular allergen; symptoms can vary greatly in intensity
food allergy - allergic reaction to a substance ingested in food
atopic allergy, atopy, immediate allergy, type I allergic reaction - an allergic reaction that becomes apparent in a sensitized person only minutes after contact
serum disease, serum sickness - a delayed allergic reaction to the injection of an antiserum caused by an antibody reaction to an antigen in the donor serum
delayed allergy, type IV allergic reaction - an allergic reaction that becomes apparent only hours after contact
hypersensitivity reaction - an inappropriate and excessive reaction to an allergen (as pollen or dust or animal hair or certain foods); severity ranges from mild allergy to severe systemic reactions leading to anaphylactic shock
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When we can remove the trigger, the allergic reaction and symptoms will not occur," Spillner said.
My three-year-old daughter has a nut allergy, and an allergic reaction can be fatal if an epipen is not at hand.
Mohammed Ismaeel Ashraf suffered a suspected allergic reaction and collapsed at Al-Hijrah School in Bordesley Green.
Unfortunately many of exposed personnel's are unaware about the safety measures, permissible exposure level of these hazardous chemicals thus suffer from different allergic reaction.
In 2015/16, the trust saw 669 hospital admissions where the primary reason was due to an allergic reaction - the eighth highest in England.
During an allergic reaction, there was an increase in the numbers of new neurons in the hippocampus, raising the question: what could be the consequences of allergies on memory?
1 Jason Day saw his wife rushed to hospital after she suffered an allergic reaction on the eve of his defence of the USPGA title.
Roach allergens (compounds that trigger allergic reaction symptoms) come from different parts of the cockroach.
We could not find data on whether the risk of a general allergic reaction is greater in cases in which some cutaneous allergic reactions to tattoo ink already exist.
An allergic reaction occurs when the immunoglobulin E antibody binds to the allergenic protein fragments, leading to the release of histamines.
The company added that the epinephrine injection is designed for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions (Type I) including anaphylaxis, a serious, sometimes life-threatening allergic reaction.
com/music/news/miley-cyrus-postpones-u-s-tour-over-extreme-allergic-reaction-20140419) severe allergic reaction to an antibiotic that she has been taking in for sinus infection.