If you have know allergy and notice any of the following symptoms, and have never experience them before during allergy attack you should see your doctor.
- A whistling sound when you breathe-otherwise known as wheezing.
- Congestion of the chest severe enough to make breathing difficult,often accompanied by wheezing, also known as asthma.
- An attack that doesn’t respond to over the counter medication within a week.
- Welts that spring up in response to exposure to an allergen- also known as hives they may indicate the onset of of prophylactic shock- an allergic reaction to severe enough to kill
Prophylactic shock is a very server allergic reaction is most commonly associated with bee or fire ant sting, but it can occur in response to other allergens, too. if welts erupt following a sting, it could indicate a severe allergic reaction and should be views as warning flag for prompt medical attention.