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Healthline Answers: Anaphylaxis

Allergist-immunologist, Dr. Gillian M. Shepherd answers common questions about severe allergy symptoms, preventing attacks, and emergency treatment with epinephrine.

Video: Severe Allergies and Anaphylaxis—Learn the Basics

If you or your child has recently experienced a life-threatening allergy attack, learn about symptoms, prevention, and common triggers from allergist-immunologist Dr. Gillian M. Shepherd.

Video: Treating Severe Allergies with Epinephrine

The single most powerful way to suppress a severe allergy attack is with emergency epinephrine. Learn about how this medication can stop an attack, side effects, and the importance of up-to-date medication with allergist-immunologist Dr. Dr. Gillian M. Shepherd.

Video: Severe Allergies—Long Term Management

Even if you haven’t had a severe reaction in years, you’re still at risk. Get tips for managing severe allergies from allergist-immunologist Dr. Gillian M. Shepherd.

Learn More About Severe Allergies

Video: Treating Severe Allergies

Healthline's Dr. Paul discusses the signs and symptoms of severe allergies and when to use emergency epinephrine.

Severe Allergies and What to Do in an Emergency

As many as 50 million Americans are allergic to something. Know the difference between mild or seasonal allergies and a potentially life-threatening medical emergency.

Understanding the Signs, Symptoms, and Risks of Anaphylaxis

Learn the signs and symptoms of life-threatening allergic reactions.

Managing Severe Food Allergies When on Vacation

Learn how to navigate foreign menus and grocery stores so that you can avoid your trigger foods when traveling abroad.

Why Every Anaphylactic Reaction Requires a Trip to the Emergency Room

Even if you’ve managed to treat a possible anaphylactic reaction with emergency epinephrine, you’re not out of woods.

Allergy Elimination Diet

Find out which foods are causing your allergies.

Antihistamines for Allergies

Learn how you can treat your allergies with a popular treatment called antihistamines.

Peanut Allergies

Peanut allergies affect about four percent of adults and six percent of children.

Egg Allergies

Allergies to eggs can impact both children and adults. Symptoms include stomach pain, nausea, and runny nose.

Milk Allergies (Milk Protein Allergy)

Milk allergies are caused by an immune reaction to one of the proteins in animal milk.