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What is the immunoglobulin that is responsible for causing type 1 reactions, "Emergencies"?
What are the effects of histamine?
causes dilation of capillaries, increases secretion of gastric juices, and decreases blood pressure
what areas of the body are most often affected by angioedema?
genitals, face, and hands
what is the most common cause of death in a patient exhibiting signs of anaphylaxis?
what is meant by the term shock?
decreased flow of oxygenated blood to the organs
foreign substance that enters the body and causes an allergic reaction
allergic skin reaction that is also known as hives
the treatment for angioedema consists of?
removing the cause and administering antihistamine
the treatment of severe allergic reactions, which is the drug of choice?
a patient who is allergic to one type of dental anesthesia may be able to tolerate another type?
a patient usually experiences an allergic reaction on the first exposure to the harmful antigen?
the MAIN type of contact dermatitis is swelling
a dentist who is not sure the patient is suffering from an anaphylactic reaction should not administer epinephrine
3 types of latex allergic reactions
contact dermatitis, delayed contact (48-72hrs), immediate(2-3mins)
anaphylaxis is the most severe allergic reaction and often proves fatal regardless of the treatment administered
the most common type of allergic respiratory reaction
a common term used to describe the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis
Most numerous. Fights microorganisms. found in nose, breathing passages, digestive tract, ears, eyes, saliva, tears, and blood. (found in all secretions of the body)
(function not yet determined) found in small amounts of tissue that line the belly, chest, and serum tissue
found in lungs, skin, and mucous membranes. (type 1 reactions) "Emergencies"
smallest and most common*** found in all body fluids. provides unborn with immunity "Gestation"
First the respond. Largest*** found in blood and lymph fluids and are the first type of antibody made in response to an infection or exposure to a foreign antigen.
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