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What symptoms could I have from an allergic reaction?

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Two people could have very different symptoms from the same allergen.

You could have:

  • Redness
  • Itching
  • Swelling
  • Blistering
  • Weeping
  • Crusting
  • Rash
  • Eruptions
  • Itchy bumps or welts called hives
  • Wheezing
  • Tightness
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Swelling of the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, or throat
  • Headache
  • Stuffy nose
  • Runny nose with clear, thin discharge
  • Sneezing
  • Bloodshot, itchy, swollen, or watery eyes
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

From: Symptoms of an Allergic Reaction WebMD Medical Reference

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William Larry Haith, DO, FAAEM, Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Southern Maine Medical Center. American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on March 21, 2018

SOURCE:

William Larry Haith, DO, FAAEM, Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Southern Maine Medical Center. American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on March 21, 2018

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