- Latex Allergy. // American Family Physician;12/15/2009, Vol. 80 Issue 12, p1419
The article provides information on latex allergy. The allergy is a reaction patients get from contact with latex products and is usually caused by the natural rubber protein in latex. Symptoms of the allergy include skin reactions, such as rashes or hives, runny nose and cough. Health care...
- A lifesaving shot. Sandroff, Ronni // Consumer Reports on Health;May2006, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p2
The article reflects on the importance of knowing the allergic reaction called anaphylaxis and the symptoms to be aware of. Factors that cause severe allergic reactions include food, medications, radiology dyes and insect bites. Vomiting, cramps, and shortness of breath are just some of the...
- ABC of Dermatology: THE SKIN AND SYSTEMIC DISEASE I. Buxton, P.K. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);3/19/1988, Vol. 296 Issue 6625, p841
Examines the association between the skin and systemic diseases. Diagnosis of skin diseases through clinical signs; Influence of skin diseases on generalized illnesses; Consideration on the skin as a common target organ for allergic reactions to drugs.
- AN ADDITIVE ALERT. // Wellness Options;2005, Issue 20, p38
Discusses research being done on anaphylatic reaction to apple juice containing acerola. Reference to a study by Raulf-Heimsoth et al published in the 2002 issue of the "Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology"; Information on latex-fruit syndrome; Findings of the study.
- The Allergy Quiz. // Asian Pacific Post;8/28/2014, p10
The article presents questions and answers related to basic knowledge on severe allergic reactions or anaphylaxis including treatment, symptoms and the use of auto-injections.
- ANAPHYLAXIS: THE DANGER OF STINGING INSECTS. Flanagan, Paul T.; Fadich, Michael J. // Fire Management Notes;1996, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p19
Looks at the disease called anaphylaxis. Common cause of anaphylaxis in the U.S.; Symptoms; Treatment.
- Various allergic conditions. // GP: General Practitioner;4/21/2003, p65
This article provides photographs illustrating various allergic conditions. A man was bitten on the leg by an insect he thought was a mosquito, Within an hour, a large blister had developed, and it was still there when he returned home a few days later. He had a number of similar blisters...
- Respiratory and skin hypersensitivity reactions caused by a peptide coupling reagent. VaridenpIas, O.; Hereng, M.-P.; Heymans, J.; Huaux, F.; Lilet-Leclercq, C.; Dezfoulian, B.; Grand, J.-L.; Thimpont, J. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Oct2008, Vol. 65 Issue 10, p715
The article provides information on a study conducted to examine the effect of uranium compounds on the respiratory system and skin of human. Six workers who are exposed to TBTU were evaluated in a laboratory producing a wide variety of peptides. A detailed questionnaire and skin-prick tests...
- Systemic Anaphylaxis during Rectal Manometry with a Latex Balloon. Sondheimer, Judith M.; Pearlman, David S.; Bailey, Wm. Carl // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Aug1989, Vol. 84 Issue 8, p975
Presents a case report of a systemic anaphylaxis which occurred after placement of a latex balloon in the rectum of a woman with a history of contact urticaria to rubber. Clinical characteristics of the patient; Findings of physical and rectal examinations; Allergic history of the patient prior...