Researchers discover receptor that protects against allergies, asthma – Wills-Karp and colleagues, including postdoctoral researcher Naina Gour, PhD, and assistant scientist Stephane Lajoie, PhD, who were first authors of the… Read more Dectin 1 →
We encountered the most typical case of Progesterone hypersensitivity.
Patient seen today was carrying an Epipen for a previous anaphylactic episode of undetermined origin but had no records of baseline tryptase levels. All such patients should be screened for… Read more EpiPen injection →
Patient with known soy allergy claims drinking soy milk without problems but has a history of major allergic reaction to Tofu. It turns out pepsin degrades the beta-conglycinin in soy… Read more Soy allergy: a tricky presentation →
COX 2 inhibitors are the medication of choice in patients with ASA sensitivity. I don’t recall any incident of reaction to COX 2 inhibitors in patients with aspirin sensitivity. But… Read more COX 2 safety →
After premedication protocol we start with ketorolac nasal spray and discharge the patient after 325 mg aspirin challenge.
Understanding food allergies – https://knowridge.com/2018/02/understanding-food-allergies/
Low dose aspirin commonly used to reduce cardiovascular risk. We commonly encounter patients with ASA allergy. Aspirin desensitization is of great help for these patients.