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First aid treatment for anaphylaxis

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First aid treatment for anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction and potentially life-threatening. It should always be treated as a medical emergency requiring immediate treatment. Most cases of anaphylaxis occur after a person with a severe allergy is exposed to the allergen they are allergic to (usually a food, insect or medication).
Target audience:
General
Published:
February 2018
Last reviewed:
October 2023
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