Allergic Reactions of the Digestive Tract

The gastrointestinal tract as well reacts to food and drug allergy nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, according to the type of colic.


Of particular note is the manifestation of allergies as angioedema. Under angioedema means a sudden onset of edema of the skin (mucosa) and subcutaneous fat. Edema is sufficiently dense, accompanied by a sense of fullness. Most often it occurs in the eyes, lips, tongue, palate, upper respiratory tract, sexual organs.

The same can occur angioedema of the intestinal mucosa, urinary bladder.

The most dangerous angioedema of the airways. This can lead to suffocation and death. Usually, swelling of the upper respiratory tract begins with swelling of the tongue and lower lip. In this situation, should seek immediate medical treatment.


The most common cutaneous manifestation of allergy is urticaria. This rash, which consists of the so-called blister – rather large, flattened structures of irregular shape, causing itching. The rash disappears rather quickly and just as quickly reappears. The emergence of chronic urticaria is most often associated with the violation of the digestive system, kidneys, the presence of worms in the body.

Of allergic dermatitis is also not uncommon allergic eczema.

Anaphylactic shock

Anaphylaxis – the most dangerous manifestation of allergy. Time development of anaphylactic shock from a few minutes to half an hour of intake of the allergen. The faster the reaction occurred, the heavier the human condition. The main symptoms of anaphylactic shock:

redness of the skin (in severe cases, pallor, marbling of the skin);
confusion, with the deterioration of – loss of consciousness;
drop in blood pressure until the collapse;
pulse rapid, poorly detectable:
fits with the separation of foam from the mouth;
Most often develops anaphylactic shock with injections of medicines and insect stings.

A man in a state of anaphylactic shock can die within minutes. Emergency care is the application of tourniquet above the mass injection or an insect bite, and subcutaneous injection of 0.5 ml of 1% solution of adrenaline. Medical assistance should be held as soon as possible.

Well, we discussed the possible causes of allergic reactions and their manifestations. Modern medicine has reached all the same, with some success in treating allergies. Although the treatment is, of course, is not always possible to get rid of allergies, but often leads to long intervals of light and soften the symptoms.

And it should be noted that the prevention of allergic reactions, a lot depends on the person. Stick to the diet recommended by your doctor to avoid uncontrolled medication, stop smoking … And just to be active healthy lifestyle. It is not only useful but a pleasure!

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