Hydrocortisone Please!<br />Allergies, Hives, and Vaccinations<br />Takyra Dudley<br />Medical Terminology <br />Professor...
Allergies<br />An allergy is a hypersensitivity to a common substance in the environment or to a medication.<br />It is in...
Allergies cont.<br />Allergies can be genetically influenced as well as environmentally influenced.<br />Allergens can be ...
Common signs of allergy<br />Nose - swelling of the nasal mucosa<br />Sinuses - allergic sinusitis <br />Eyes - redness an...
Hives<br />Hives is an outbreak of swollen, red bumps that appear on the skin all of a sudden.<br />Hives are a type of al...
Hives<br />Hives form in response to histamine, and blood plasma leaks out of small blood vessels in the skin causing the ...
Vaccinations<br />Vaccination is the process of introducing the body to viruses and infections to promote the production o...
Vaccinations<br />Before vaccines for these diseases hundreds and thousand of people lost their lives.<br />Although vacci...
Chicken Pox<br />Effects of Polio<br />Diphtheria<br />Adult with Tetanus<br />
Treatments<br />The easiest way to treat allergies is avoidance. Stay away from foods and animals that may cause an allerg...
*Takes Bow*<br />Thank you, I hope this presentation was informative.<br />
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  1. 1. Hydrocortisone Please!<br />Allergies, Hives, and Vaccinations<br />Takyra Dudley<br />Medical Terminology <br />Professor Rashidah Abdullah<br />
  2. 2. Allergies<br />An allergy is a hypersensitivity to a common substance in the environment or to a medication.<br />It is in direction relation to the immune system.<br />Allergies can be diagnosed using blood tests as well as a scratch test where the body is introduced to allergens.<br />
  3. 3. Allergies cont.<br />Allergies can be genetically influenced as well as environmentally influenced.<br />Allergens can be food, airborne particles such as dust and pollen, as well as medicines like penicillin. <br />
  4. 4. Common signs of allergy<br />Nose - swelling of the nasal mucosa<br />Sinuses - allergic sinusitis <br />Eyes - redness and itching<br />Airways - Sneezing, coughing, shortness of breath, wheezing, mucus in the lungs <br />Ears - feeling of fullness, possibly pain, and impaired hearing<br />Skin - rashes, such as eczema and hives<br />Gastrointestinal tract - abdominal pain, bloating, vomiting, diarrhea<br />
  5. 5. Hives<br />Hives is an outbreak of swollen, red bumps that appear on the skin all of a sudden.<br />Hives are a type of allergy.<br />Usually itch but can also burn or sting.<br />These bumps can range in size and are often mistaken for other skin conditions.<br />
  6. 6. Hives<br />Hives form in response to histamine, and blood plasma leaks out of small blood vessels in the skin causing the bumps.<br />
  7. 7. Vaccinations<br />Vaccination is the process of introducing the body to viruses and infections to promote the production of antibodies to that disease.<br />This can prevent future sickness and control an outbreak of a diseases.<br />Most common diseases that people are immunized against are Hepatitis B, diptheria, polio, measles and chicken pox.<br />
  8. 8. Vaccinations<br />Before vaccines for these diseases hundreds and thousand of people lost their lives.<br />Although vaccines save lives they also pose a danger for some who have the adverse response.<br />
  9. 9. Chicken Pox<br />Effects of Polio<br />Diphtheria<br />Adult with Tetanus<br />
  10. 10. Treatments<br />The easiest way to treat allergies is avoidance. Stay away from foods and animals that may cause an allergic reaction.<br />Diagnosis, identify allergens to prevent accidental introduction to such.<br />And medications for sudden attacks such as injections of epinephrine.<br />
  11. 11. *Takes Bow*<br />Thank you, I hope this presentation was informative.<br />

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