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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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.
Washington, April 25 ( ANI ): Miley Cyrus has been released from the hospital, after she was admitted due to an allergic reaction to antibiotics, it has been revealed.
An allergic reaction that affects the conjunctiva, a clear layer of skin overlying the eyes, is commonly referred to as allergic apitherap, explains Dr Rajeev Kumar, Specialist Ophthalmologist, Zulekha Hospital Sharjah.
Here are some things that may lead to an allergic reaction in sensitive individuals on Valentine's Day:
Mr Ranson accepted that the severe allergic reaction she suffered must have been "deeply distressing and upsetting".
The allergic reaction can occur very fast and can include hives, swelling of lips, tongue and tightness in the throat.
ALLERGIC REACTION Your blood pressure will also drop rapidly if you have a severe allergic reaction to a wasp or bee sting, for example, a food, or a drug.
Liam Gallagher Rock 'n' roll star was lucky to survive after allergic reaction to a blue M&M.
m k BRIAN replies: The most likely explanation is some form of allergic reaction, to either parasite saliva or something in the environment.
We are confident that Auvi-Q will provide the up to six million Americans at risk for anaphylaxis and their caregivers an easy-to-use, compact option with unique features to help manage a life-threatening allergic reaction.
Professor Yoshinori Mine found that mice predisposed to an egg allergy became desensitized to the allergen after repeatedly ingesting on]y a portion of the protein known to trigger the allergic reaction.