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Immediate Actions for Severe Allergic Reaction

Anaphylaxis is a form of allergic reaction that can develop rapidly and may sometimes result in fatal consequences. It is caused when the body’s immune system has an extreme reaction when it is exposed to triggers called allergens. The symptoms may progress so fast that it could become a life threatening condition when not treated immediately. When […]

Insect bite

First Aid for Insect Bites and Stings

Each person has a different reaction to an insect bite. Some will have no significant reaction to it while there are others that react with great sensitivity to an insect bite. Common bites and stings from insects common occurs from bees, spiders, wasps, mosquitoes, hornets and fleas. When a person experiences pain in the bitten […]

Nickel Allergy

Not all of us are born with a healthy immune system and even though we seem healthy and perfect, there can be certain things that can cause irritation and undesirable effects on us. A person must be aware of his allergies in order to avoid those items that cause the allergy in the first place. […]