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What is Type I Hypersensitivity?

What is Type I Hypersensitivity?

  • Type I Hypersensitivity: Type I hypersensitivity is an exaggerated response by the body's immune system to an allergen which results in some sort of adverse effect on the body. Allergens usually in the form of proteins such as pollen, foods, house dust mite and cat hair. This form of hypersensitivity results in an immediate response by the immune system following exposure.

Type I Hypersensitivity: Introduction

Types of Type I Hypersensitivity:

Broader types of Type I Hypersensitivity:

How serious is Type I Hypersensitivity?

Complications of Type I Hypersensitivity: see complications of Type I Hypersensitivity

What causes Type I Hypersensitivity?

Causes of Type I Hypersensitivity: see causes of Type I Hypersensitivity

What are the symptoms of Type I Hypersensitivity?

Symptoms of Type I Hypersensitivity: see symptoms of Type I Hypersensitivity

Complications of Type I Hypersensitivity: see complications of Type I Hypersensitivity

Type I Hypersensitivity: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Type I Hypersensitivity.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Type I Hypersensitivity: Allergist/Immunologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Type I Hypersensitivity.
Treatments for Type I Hypersensitivity: see treatments for Type I Hypersensitivity
Research for Type I Hypersensitivity: see research for Type I Hypersensitivity

Name and Aliases of Type I Hypersensitivity

Main name of condition: Type I Hypersensitivity

Other names or spellings for Type I Hypersensitivity:

Type I Immediate hypersensitivity, Immediate hypersensitivity reaction

 

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