Are There Certain Risk Factors For Death From Anaphylaxis?

Dr. Andrew Liu answers the question: 'Risk Factors For Death From Anaphylaxis?'

ByABC News
March 25, 2008, 3:00 PM

— -- Question: Are there certain risk factors for death from anaphylaxis?

Answer: Risk factors for a severe reaction to foods, or dying from a food allergic reaction include: how severe they've been in the past, how sensitive and severe someone is in previous reactions, and also if someone has asthma -- especially if it's severe asthma or poorly-controlled asthma.

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