After 30 minutes of eating crab, the patient complained of fatigue, a rash all over his body, itching, then difficulty breathing and unconsciousness…
Recently, information from the General Hospital in Vinh Long said that it had successfully received and treated a 15-year-old child who was in critical condition because of anaphylaxis due to food allergies.
It is known that after 30 minutes of eating crab, the patient had a red, itchy rash all over the body. The family buys medicine to treat it at home, but the urticaria is more common. The patient complained of fatigue, difficulty breathing, then lost consciousness, so his family took him to the emergency room.
The patient was admitted to the hospital in a state of shortness of breath, light pulse, and difficult to measure blood pressure. The doctors diagnosed this as a life-threatening case of anaphylaxis (grade III anaphylaxis), so the child was immediately treated according to the anaphylaxis protocol. Currently, the patient is stable and continues to be monitored.
Doctors said that crabs and crabs are the leading cause of allergies, so sensitive people should be careful, should eat a little, if allergic, hives, itching, hangover, pain headache, dizziness, shortness of breath… need to go to the hospital right away lest coma, low blood pressure… can lead to death.
Doctors recommend: Parents who know their children have allergies should pay attention to avoid these food to which the child was previously allergic. Mild cases of allergies, need to pay attention to reduce, do not eat allergic foods. Cases of severe allergic reactions, causing anaphylaxis, if not treated promptly, can quickly die.
Warning signs you have a food allergy
Symptoms of a crab allergy can vary from person to person. Sometimes the condition of eating crabs is very mild and short, but there are also cases where the allergy is more severe and dangerous, causing anaphylaxis.
When you have the following symptoms, you need to see a doctor as soon as possible:
– Wheezing, dry cough, stuffy throat, hoarseness
– Nausea, vomiting, indigestion or stomach pain, diarrhea
– Itching and rash, swelling of the lips, tongue, face or hands and feet
– Dizziness due to allergies and possibly fainting…
Severe reactions, you can recognize through symptoms such as swollen throat causing difficulty breathing, severe drop in blood pressure, heart palpitations, loss of consciousness… Allergic protection carries a risk of death.
The group of people who need to be careful when eating crabs
Pregnant women in the first 3 months of pregnancy: During the first three months of pregnancy, pregnant women should limit eating crabs, because crabs can easily cause miscarriage and cause cold and abdominal pain.
People who have just woken up: For those who have just recovered from the disease, the digestive tract has not been completely recovered and is not in a hurry to eat field crabs because it is easy to have a cold stomach and digestive disorders.
People with diarrhea, people with asthma: Copper crab is cold and soldering, so it can make sick people worse. People who are suffering from coughs, asthma, and flu are also not allowed to eat crabs.
People with cardiovascular disease, people with gout: Because crab bricks contain a lot of cholesterol, lots of sodium and purines, people with high blood pressure, heart disease, gout need to limit eating crabs.
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