A person has the following symptoms - difficulty breathing, swelling of the tongue, puffiness around the eyes, confusion and agitation. What is most likely the cause?
The symptoms of a severe allergic reaction are:
a red, itchy rash, or raised area of skin (weals); red, itchy, watery eyes; swelling of hands, feet, or face; abdominal pain, vomiting, or diarrhoea.
There may also be difficulty in breathing, swelling of tongue and throat with puffiness around eyes, confusion and agitation, and signs of shock leading to collapse and unresponsiveness.
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