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Allergic Rhinitis and Dust Mite Allergy: Current and Emerging Therapies CME

This activity is intended for allergists, primary care providers, pediatricians, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who manage or are involved in the care of patients with allergies.  
medscape.org
almost 4 years ago
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Sustained Rigors and Fever in Filgrastim Hypersensitivity

Learn from this case study of a 36-year-old man who presented to an emergency room with fever, fatigue, and severe rectal pain.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Perinatal Probiotics to Prevent Allergy Related Disease

Can maternal probiotic supplementation during pregnancy help prevent atopic dermatitis and other allergy-related diseases in offspring?  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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General Mills Recalls 1.8 mln Boxes of Gluten-free Cheerios

General Mills Inc is recalling 1.8 million boxes of gluten-free Cheerios cereal because they may contain wheat, which can cause adverse reactions in people with gluten allergies.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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SGEM#131: Gimme Some Antibiotics for Uncomplicated Skin Infections

Case: A 26-year-old male presents to your emergency department with complaints of a painful, reddened area on his right arm. He has no significant past medical history, surgical history, or social history, but reports that he has an allergic reaction to penicillin and cephalosporin antibiotics.  
thesgem.com
almost 4 years ago
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Rare but Serious Injuries With Epinephrine Autoinjectors

Seventeen children in whom an EpiPen epinephrine autoinjector was used in response to an allergic reaction experienced preventible leg lacerations, and four needles were lodged in children's limbs.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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A rash starting on the palms and soles

A 23 year old man presented with a rash eight weeks after emigrating to the United States. One week after immigration he had a sore throat, dysphagia, and mild subjective fevers, which resolved in 10 days. Two weeks later, he developed a papular eruption starting on his hands and feet. He had no arthralgia, myalgia, or systemic symptoms. He took no drugs, had no allergies, no family history of skin eruptions, and no close contacts with a similar rash.  
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almost 4 years ago
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A rash starting on the palms and soles

A 23 year old man presented with a rash eight weeks after emigrating to the United States. One week after immigration he had a sore throat, dysphagia, and mild subjective fevers, which resolved in 10 days. Two weeks later, he developed a papular eruption starting on his hands and feet. He had no arthralgia, myalgia, or systemic symptoms. He took no drugs, had no allergies, no family history of skin eruptions, and no close contacts with a similar rash.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 4 years ago
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A rash starting on the palms and soles

A 23 year old man presented with a rash eight weeks after emigrating to the United States. One week after immigration he had a sore throat, dysphagia, and mild subjective fevers, which resolved in 10 days. Two weeks later, he developed a papular eruption starting on his hands and feet. He had no arthralgia, myalgia, or systemic symptoms. He took no drugs, had no allergies, no family history of skin eruptions, and no close contacts with a similar rash.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 4 years ago
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A rash starting on the palms and soles

A 23 year old man presented with a rash eight weeks after emigrating to the United States. One week after immigration he had a sore throat, dysphagia, and mild subjective fevers, which resolved in 10 days. Two weeks later, he developed a papular eruption starting on his hands and feet. He had no arthralgia, myalgia, or systemic symptoms. He took no drugs, had no allergies, no family history of skin eruptions, and no close contacts with a similar rash.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 4 years ago
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Drug allergy: diagnosis and management | Guidance and guidelines | NICE

This guideline offers evidence-based advice on the diagnosis and management of drug allergy in adults, children and young people.      
nice.org.uk
almost 4 years ago
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EpiPen Supply in Schools Not Enough Without Training

One in five people with anaphylaxis have no known allergies, so epinephrine autoinjectors should be kept in stock at all times, and school staff should be trained to use them, researchers said.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting: Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ACAAI 2015.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Adverse Reaction to Aspirin Often Misdiagnosed as Allergy

Many physicians erroneously label adverse reactions to aspirin as allergic, depriving cardiology patients of access to cost-effective therapy.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Oral and sublingual immunotherapy (giving people small amounts of things they are allergic to via their mouth or under their tongue) for fruit allergy | Cochrane

We reviewed the evidence about the effect of oral and sublingual immunotherapy in people with a food allergy to fruit. Food allergy is an abnormal response to a food, usually after eating it. The main treatment for food allergy is to avoid the food, but in people with food allergy, accidentally eating the food can cause severe reactions.  
cochrane.org
almost 4 years ago
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Metal Allergy Not Necessarily a Deal Breaker for Implants

There is a lack of consensus on the effect of metal hypersensitivity in patients in need of a surgical implant, new research shows.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Study Finds Rise in Allergies to Cosmetic, Health Product Preservatives

The prevalence of contact allergy to methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone-methylisothiazolinone (MCI-MI) is increasing, according to a study from Ohio.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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False Positives Common in Siblings of Food-Allergic Children

Siblings of children with food allergy are at high risk of testing positive for an allergy they don't have, which could lead to unnecessary food avoidance and a genuine allergy later on.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago