About Anaphylaxis

Signs and Symptoms of Anaphylaxis

A life-threatening allergic reaction can make someone feel sick in many different ways. While symptoms of an allergic reaction vary from person to person, reactions can quickly progress to become life-threatening – this is called anaphylaxis. It is important to recognize the signs of anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis symptoms may include:

Dizziness, headaches, confusion

Chest pain, weak pulse, dizziness, fainting

Trouble breathing, chest tightness, itchy throat

Nausea, stomach pain

Rash/hives, itching, swelling of the lips and/or tongue

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These are not all of the symptoms associated with a life-threatening allergic reaction. Please talk to your doctor for a complete list of symptoms. Your doctor can help you recognize the signs of anaphylaxis so that you can be ready if anaphylaxis occurs.
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