First Self-Care

It is better for you to not try to treat severe symptoms or wait till relieve at house. It is suggested to rush to the nearest hospital for emergency treatment. There are several things to do while waiting the expert’s medications:

  • Suddenly avoid the allergen once you know how the symptoms come from.
  • Get one or two pills of antihistamine.
  • Take an inhaled bronchodilator such as albuterol or epinephrine when the patient is expressing hard breathing.
  • When the patient got dizzy or weak, try to relax and laying with the legs higher than the head to make the blood flow to the brain.
  • Sometimes the doctors had prescribed an epinephrine kit, get inject it following the instruction. This treatment has a premeasured dose of epinephrine, which relives severe symptoms of anaphylaxis.
  • Someone have to do CPR when the patients get unaware and halt breathing or even no pulse.

After the patient get the professional treatment, you better tell them what treatment you already gave to the patient.

Medical Treatment

The main thing to do the emergency help is to support the breath and keep the normal blood pressure.

  • Oxygen could be inputted by using tube through the nose or by using face mask.
  • In acute breath condition, mechanical ventilation must be included.
  • In several cases, a small operation is done to widen the air way.

When the patient got extremely low blood pressure, some drugs or treatments need to be taken in order to normalize the blood pressure. Intravenous catheter can be included which functioned to present saline in order to support blood pressure. The IV line could be the alternative medication. The patient is suggested to be taken to the nearest hospital for better controlling and medication.

 

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