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Study findings suggest that many individuals who report peanut allergies and experience potentially severe allergic reactions are not obtaining clinical diagnosis of their allergies.
Push continues for more access to EpiPens, but it is important to protect health care providers who administer the treatment.
CDC Says Pfizer, BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine is Safe For Patients With History of Severe Allergic Reactions
Among a subset of participants in the COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials, 0.63% of individuals in the vaccinated group had hypersensitivity-related adverse events that may represent allergic reactions.
Although it is commonly known that children experience bullying over food allergies, new research suggests that parents and guardians do as well.
In the study, more patients with allergies had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which is a known risk factor for severe disease with COVID-19.
The patient was prescribed prednisone for the rash when he was seen by emergency department physicians, and a follow up telehealth visit with the hospital’s allergy clinic was done when the patient’s symptoms were not relieved.
The study used an animal model that was conducted according to the National Advisory Committee for Laboratory Animal Research (NACLAR) guidelines.
Peanut allergies affect approximately 1.2% of the entire US population and an estimated 2.5% of the childhood population.
Patients with allergic rhinitis who received allergen immunotherapy exhibited a clinical improvement in symptoms compared with those who received standard pharmacotherapy alone.
Researchers believe the progression of allergies begins with eczema in infancy before progressing to food allergies, asthma, and hay fever later in childhood.
Although some similarities exist, a few key differences can help differentiate the symptoms.
Study finds that few documented antibiotic allergies are correct, and family physicians and pharmacists do not have sufficient knowledge on the issue.