Immuno Hypersensitivity Reactions Type I II III IV Tutorial: Allergy, Histamine, Antibody,
14
October

Immuno Hypersensitivity Reactions Type I II III IV Tutorial: Allergy, Histamine, Antibody,

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

ABCD as Four types of hypersensivity reactions. Type I is “Allergy.” First time you get stung by a bee – no big deal – your immune system has been sensitized to bee venom and makes antibodies. Which is fine, if the antibodies are NOT IgE. If you’re unlucky, the second time you get stung, you […]


Can You Be Allergic to Sex?

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

I remember hearing someone hypothesize that they were allergic to their partner’s penis. And then over the years since then I’ve heard more stories of irritation and swelling related to sex. It’s made me wonder: is it possible for someone to be allergic to someone? To having sex with them? [WHIP CRACKING, COUGH] An allergy […]


Hypersensitivity reactions| type 1, type 2, type 3 and type 4 hypersensitivity
01
September

Hypersensitivity reactions| type 1, type 2, type 3 and type 4 hypersensitivity

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Immediate (type 1) hypersensitivity: Th2-mediated diseases These disorders are characterized by abnormally strong Th2 responses against environmental antigens that are essentially ignored by the ~75-80% of the population that does not suffer from allergies. All the clinical and pathologic manifestations of allergy are the result of cytokines produced by Th2 cells (Fig. 2). IL-4 stimulates […]


Type IV hypersensitivity (cell-mediated) – causes, symptoms, treatment & pathology
31
August

Type IV hypersensitivity (cell-mediated) – causes, symptoms, treatment & pathology

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Having a hypersensitivity means that someone’s immune system has reacted to something in such a way that it ends up damaging them, as opposed to protecting them. There are four different types of hypersensitivities, and in the fourth type or type 4, the reactions are caused by T lymphocytes, or T cells, and so type […]


Allergic to Pets – House Cleaners Secrets to Survival
21
August

Allergic to Pets – House Cleaners Secrets to Survival

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi there, I’m Angela Brown and this is Ask a House Cleaner. This is a show where you get to ask a house cleaning question and I get to help you find an answer. Today’s question comes from a house cleaner who is terribly allergic to pets. And she says “Ang, how can I go […]