Tag: Shock

Woman with allergy to penicillin has anaphylactic shock after sex

Woman, 46, with severe allergy to penicillin goes into anaphylactic shock after having unprotected sex with her husband who was taking the antibiotic The unidentified woman had diarrhoea, dizziness and blotchy skin after sex Patient was taken to A&E where medics thought she was suffering from sepsis She revealed she had an allergy to penicillin

Woman has anaphylactic shock after swallowing her partner’s SEMEN

Woman, 31, with severe allergy to penicillin goes into anaphylactic shock after swallowing her partner’s SEMEN ‘because he had taken a course of the antibiotic’ The unidentified woman began to vomit and struggle to breathe after fellatio The woman, from Spain, went to hospital with a suspected anaphylactic shock  She revealed she had an allergy

Electric shock therapy approved to treat depression is not safe

Controversial electric shock therapy approved on the NHS to treat depression is not safe and should be stopped, leading researcher argues Electroconvulsive or ‘shock’ therapy induces seizures to treat mental illnesses Professor John Read said its use is based on positive studies as old as 30 years  It can cause memory loss and has been badly

Cardiogenic shock ups mortality in takotsubo syndrome

(HealthDay)—For patients with takotsubo syndrome (TTS), those with cardiogenic shock (CS) have an increased risk for mortality, according to a research letter published online Nov. 10 in Circulation to coincide with the annual meeting of the American Heart Association, held from Nov. 10 to 12 in Chicago. Davide Di Vece, M.D., from the University Hospital

Are YOU at risk of developing a shock blood clot from flying?

Are YOU at risk of developing a shock blood clot from flying? Travel-related thrombosis can strike healthy adults months after a flight – so here are the warning signs to watch out for Deep vein thrombosis can strike otherwise healthy adults 8 weeks after flying Travel-related deep vein thrombosis (DVT) has remained a hot topic