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Anaphylaxis is very serious and can even be fatal. See here for the symptoms to look out for and what to do in an emergency.
How to use an adrenaline autoinjector (EpiPen)
An adrenaline autoinjector can, in an emergency, save the life of someone who is having a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis). Learn how to use one here.
Trusted information about allergy types, as well as allergy testing, anaphylaxis, antihistamines and common related conditions such as asthma and hay fever.
Insect bites and stings
Most insect bites will clear up in a day or two, although some people can have severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis). Learn more about insect bites and how to handle allergic reactions.
Exposure to nuts, even in very small amounts, is a common trigger for a severe allergic reaction. Find out more here about nut allergies and how they can be managed.
Allergic reactions to antibiotics
Some people have an allergic reaction to antibiotics. Learn about the symptoms and the difference between allergic reactions and side effects.
It can be difficult to know if a sting from a plant is dangerous or not. This article explains the best first aid treatment depending on the plant involved.
Insect bites - infographic
Explore this infographic to learn about the insects that can cause infections and allergic reactions, the symptoms and treatments you should be aware of and tips to prevent bites.
Insect stings - infographic
Explore this infographic to learn about the insects that can cause infections and allergic reactions, the symptoms and treatments you should be aware of and tips to prevent stings.
Symptoms of serious illness in babies and children
If your child has a serious illness, it’s important to get medical attention quickly. Learn how to recognise the symptoms and what to do.