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    Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction Professional

    Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction, Propionibacterium acnes has been identified as a possible causative organism in sarcoidosis. [ 4 ] The Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction sometimes occurs afte...

    Relapsing Fever Professional

    Tetracycline 500 mg 3–4 times daily for 5–10 days, or doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for a similar period are currently thought to be the optimal regimens. [ 1 ] Penicillin , erythromycin , c...

    Syphilis Professional

    Pregnancy: Treatment depends upon which trimester the presentation is in: first and second trimesters - give single dose benzathine penicillin; third trimester - two doses of benzathine penicilli...

    Rigors Professional

    Acute cholangitis . [ 7 ] Ulcerative colitis . [ 20 ] Drug reactions (usually intravenous) [ 21 ] Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction . [ 22 ] Gentamicin.

    Allergic Phenomena Professional

    Contact dermatitis from cheap jewellery, especially if it contains nickel, is a type IV reaction. Some plants, especially Primula , may produce a delayed reaction. This can be aggra...

    Lyme Disease Professional

    Lyme disease carries little direct risk to the pregnancy; however, there is a possible risk of uterine contraction following a reaction to treatment. (Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction - a...

    Leptospirosis (Weil's Disease) Professional

    It was therefore concluded that the benefit of antibiotic therapy in the treatment of leptospirosis remains unclear, particularly for severe disease. [ 8 ] First-choice drug is oral doxycycline...

    Drug Allergy Professional

    Type IV is delayed-type reactions with cell-mediated hypersensitivity, which result in contact dermatitis, exanthematous reactions and photoallergic reactions. These reactions...

    Acute Stress Reaction Conditions

    Acute Stress Reaction, What is an acute stress reaction? An acute stress reaction occurs when symptoms develop due to a particularly stressful event.

    Dealing with an Allergic Reaction Conditions

    Dealing with an Allergic Reaction, An allergy is the body's unexpected reaction to something it has come into contact with. Something that triggers an allergic reaction is c...

    Blood Transfusion Reactions Professional

    Blood Transfusion Reactions, Severe allergic reaction or anaphylaxis Allergic reactions occur when patients have antibodies that react with proteins in transfused bloo...

    Acute Stress Reaction Professional

    Acute Stress Reaction, Synonyms: acute crisis reaction, shock, psychic shock, battle fatigue Introduction An acute stress reaction is a psychological condition t...

    Insect Bites and Stings Conditions

    About 1 in 5 people who have had a previous generalised allergic reaction to a sting have no such reaction, or only a milder reaction, to a further sting. Therefore, if you ...

    Skin Prick Allergy Test Conditions

    The skin is then observed for a reaction. If a reaction occurs, it happens within 20-30 minutes. A reaction is considered to be 'positive' when the skin under ...

    Nut Allergy Conditions

    Nuts and peanuts can cause allergic reactions, which are sometimes severe. A severe reaction to nuts is called anaphylaxis and can be life-threatening.

    Drug Allergy Conditions

    Medicines can cause allergic reactions. In this leaflet these reactions are called 'drug allergies'. In this instance the drugs referred to are medicines people take for thei...

    Cow's Milk Protein Allergy Conditions

    Some people develop symptoms of both types of reaction. Non-immunoglobulin E-mediated reactions These are slow reactions which can occur hours, or more usually days,...

    Food Allergy and Intolerance Conditions

    With a food allergy, there is an abnormal reaction of the body's immune system to a particular food. This can range from a mild reaction to one that is severe and life-threatenin...

    Allergies Conditions

    However, in some people, things that are usually harmless can provoke a reaction. Allergic reactions vary and include many different symptoms. Some reactions can be sever...

    Anaphylaxis Conditions

    Some people who have had a severe allergic reaction or anaphylactic reaction in the past carry an adrenaline (epinephrine) pen. This can be self-injected or injected by a bystander, ...

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