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Symptoms of Anaphylaxis

Symptoms of Anaphylaxis: Introduction

People who have anaphylaxis can experience a variety of symptoms that can affect the respiratory system, skin, gastrointestinal system, and the cardiovascular system.

Respiratory symptoms include shortness of breath, wheezing, difficulty breathing, and difficulty swallowing or speaking due to swelling of the throat, tongue or windpipe. Swelling of the mouth and lips can also occur. Respiratory symptoms of anaphylaxis commonly occur in combination with symptoms of the skin. These include hives, pruritus (itching), flushed skin or pallor.

Anaphylaxis can also present with rapid, week pulse, dizziness, confusion, anxiety, restlessness, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

Anaphylaxis can be fatal, especially if not treated immediately. Life-threatening complications include a severe drop in blood pressure (hypotension), loss of consciousness and shock....more about Anaphylaxis »

Symptoms of Anaphylaxis

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Anaphylaxis includes the 42 symptoms listed below:

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Anaphylaxis: Complications

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Anaphylaxis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Anaphylaxis?

The list of other diseases or medical conditions that may be on the differential diagnosis list of alternative diagnoses for Anaphylaxis includes:

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Anaphylaxis as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

When considering symptoms of Anaphylaxis, it is also important to consider Anaphylaxis as a possible cause of other medical conditions. The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Anaphylaxis may cause:

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For a more detailed analysis of Anaphylaxis as a symptom, including causes, drug side effect causes, and drug interaction causes, please see our Symptom Center information for Anaphylaxis.

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Anaphylaxis. This signs and symptoms information for Anaphylaxis has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Anaphylaxis signs or Anaphylaxis symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Anaphylaxis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Anaphylaxis symptoms.


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