Allergies(Test 6)

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  1. Allergen
    Something that causes and allergic reaction.
  2. Allergic Reaction
    Exaggerated immune response.
  3. Anaphylaxis
    Sever or life threatning alleric reaction in which the blood vessels dilate,blood pressure drops,and the tissues lining the respiratory system swell,compromising airway.
  4. Auto-Injector
    A syringe preloaded with medication.
  5. Epinephrine
    A hormone produced by the body;as a medication,it constricts blood vessels and dilates respiratory passages.
  6. Hives
    Red, itchy,possibly raised blotches in the skin that often result from allergic reactions.

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Allergies(Test 6)
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2009-12-31 20:58:09
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Allergies
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