Allergic Reactions During Dental Treatment

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Allergic Reactions During Dental Treatment Type I Immediate Allergic Reaction in the dental environment is primarily due to patient exposure to the plant based proteins in natural rubber latex products. These natural rubber latex products are fond in treatment gloves, rubber dams, hoses, rubber stoppers in local anesthetic as well as any other product made of natural rubber latex. This allergen elicits a systemic, or body wide, immune system response or allergic reaction. Therefore, the reaction can be located anywhere over the patient’s entire body. The symptoms of Type I Allergic Reaction can occur within minutes or exposure and include hives, swelling, burning, tightness, itching, redness and tingling of the skin. Asthma, wheezing, bronchospasm, coughing, sneezing, rhinits and angioedema can affect the lungs. Other allergic reaction symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, cramps, hypotension (low blood pressure), tachycardia (high heart rate), and anaphylactic shock. Symptoms will cease a few hours after
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