When you're suffering from anaphylaxis the anaphylaxis causes your immune system to release a flood of chemicals that can cause you to go into shock and when that happens your blood pressure drops suddenly and your airways narrow, blocking breathing.
Signs and Symptoms of anaphylaxis are a rapid, weak pulse; a skin rash; and nausea and vomiting.
If you are suffering from anaphylaxis you need to seek medical attention quickly and either call for an ambulance or have someone get you to the hospital quickly.
You can have a mild case of anaphylaxis or even severe.
Anaphylaxis can be mild, moderate or severe and is a potentially life threatening health issue that needs medical attention.
The condition anaphylaxis develops very rapidly and usually reaches peak severity within 5 to 30 minutes, and may, rarely, last for several days.
The causes of anaphylaxis are foods, medicines, and other things that people are allergic too.
Anaphylaxis is a potentially life threatening condition that occurs when a person is having an allergic reaction to either foods, medicines or insect bites.
The most common triggers for anaphylaxis are food, medicines, insect stings, wasp and bee stings and general anesthetics.
The foods that most commonly cause and trigger anaphylaxis are nuts, fish, milk, shellfish, fruits and even eggs.
Medicines that can cause and trigger anaphylaxis are aspirin, antibiotics and anti inflammatory medicines or NSAIDS.
The first signs of anaphylaxis are a skin rash, nausea, vomiting, difficulty breathing, and shock.
Usually the first sign of anaphylaxis is a skin rash and then it can be followed by nausea, vomiting, shock and difficulty breathing.
You may also experience shortness of breath, rapid breathing, fainting, lightheadedness, low blood pressure, dizziness, or flushing.
Also other common symptoms of anaphylaxis are a fast heart rate, feeling of impending doom, itching, tongue swelling, difficulty swallowing, facial swelling, mental confusion, nasal congestion, or impaired voice.
The allergic reaction of anaphylaxis is a serious and can be life threatening condition that needs medical attention so you need to call 911 and get medical help right away when you experience anaphylaxis.
The anaphylaxis reaction can occur within seconds or minutes of exposure to an allergen.