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Asthma Steroid Causes Anaphylaxis in Young Boy

Harry’s Story:

Young boy with medication allergies

After a terrifying ordeal, Denise from Southampton is now a passionate advocate of allergy alert wristbands.

The mother of one had a nightmare experience when her three-year-old son Harry suffered the shocking effects of a steroid administered in hospital.

Little Harry suffers from seasonal asthma and is in hospital about twice a year with the condition. On a routine visit two months ago Harry was put on a nebuliser – a machine that creates a mist of medicine that’s breathed in through a mask.

 

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