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Diagnosis of Anaphylaxis
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Diagnosis of anaphylaxis

Anaphylactic shock is mostly diagnosed during childhood, but can occur later in life too.

Sometimes the first time an allergy to a particular substance is known is when the child (or adult) has a serious allergic reaction to it which presents with the serious symptoms of anaphylaxis.

People with any type of allergies, asthma, eczema or allergic rhinitis, should see their doctor for confirmation of the condition. Initial diagnosis will include:


The following tests will be requested to confirm diagnosis of allergy to a particular allergen:


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  Last reviewed: 18 November 2007 || Last updated: 12 March 2009


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Disclaimer: This guide is not intended to be used for diagnostic or prescriptive purposes. For any treatment or diagnosis of illness, please see your doctor.


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