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There is strong evidence to show that the risks from allergy will be reduced if you follow a written Care Plan. A Care Plan will help you recognise when an allergic reaction has started and show you how to treat it. Your allergy clinic or GP may help you set this up, or the Anaphylaxis Campaign Helpline can offer guidance Tel: 01252 542029 or contact us.
If you have been prescribed treatments for your allergy – such as injectable adrenaline – the golden rule is, carry it everywhere at all times, with no exceptions. To find out about treating a reaction, click here. It’s important to make sure others are aware of what to do when a reaction occurs, such as relatives and close friends.
If you have asthma as well as allergies, your asthma should be well controlled. Poorly-controlled asthma will raise the chances of any allergic reaction being severe. If your asthma needs more treatment than usual, you should take extreme care to avoid those foods or substances that might cause a reaction. You will also need to discuss your asthma with your GP.