Allergies and Anaphylaxis

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Guest: James T C Li, M.D., Ph.D. (@jameslimd)

Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD)

The topic of anaphylaxis is reviewed including its causes, management and potential complications by James T C Li, M.D., Ph.D., an allergist from the Division of Allergic Disease from the Mayo Clinic. Specific topics discussed include the following:

  • Truths vs. myths regarding anaphylaxis
  • Common manifestations and presentations of anaphylaxis
  • Triggers which more commonly produce an anaphylactic reaction
  • Anaphylaxis in patients without a history of allergies
  • When to use antihistamines in treating an allergic reaction
  • When and how to prescribe epinephrine in treating patients with a history of allergic reactions
  • Issues related to epinephrine auto-injectors
  • Natural history of allergies over time
  • Developments in peanut allergies
  • Management of an anaphylactic reaction

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