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Epinephrine, known as adrenaline, is a medication, hormone, and neurotransmitter. As a medication, it is used to treat several conditions, including cardiac arrest, anaphylaxis, asthma, and superficial bleeding. On using inhaled epinephrine, the symptoms of croup get improved.

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My child's pulse rate fell after epinephrine. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am reviewing the patient care of a 4-year-old child diagnosed with the flu. He was having trouble breathing, so we called an ambulance. I was very apprehensive about him receiving any drugs from a doctor. His pulse was 149, 161, and 150 bpm. The medic then said his pulse was falling,...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to An ECG should have been done immediately to see if the child was having VT, SVT, or anything else that would require you to slow down the heart. Based on the ECG, the next step could have been planned. This is because you have only written to me about the heart rate....  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for anaphylaxis.

Query: Hi doctor, Last week, I was bitten by red ant. Within 5 minutes I was collapsed and immediately rushed to the hospital. My BP was low at 80/60 mmHg. It was detected as anaphylaxis. I hereby attaching the treatment sheet for your reference. Six months ago, my 2 year old son expired due to unknown ins...  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Based on the information provided, it seems that you may have hereditary angioedema or a severe allergy to red ants. I strongly recommend consulting an allergy specialist who can conduct patch testing and specialized blood testing to identify other potential allergens...  Read Full »

Is it possible to develop food allergy to almost all foods?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having severe allergic symptoms to almost every single food I eat and not really sure what to do. For the last year, I have been developing what seems like IgE type allergic reactions to literally every single food I eat. It is getting really bad. These potatoes I have been eat...  Read Full »

Dr. Yermal Tanmai Deelip

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query and can understand your concern. As you rightly said there might be an allergy for a particular type of food you eat. You may have allergy probably to one particular type of food. You need to observe keenly over getting symptoms after e...  Read Full »

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