Anaphylaxis | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • I have an allergy. Could I be at risk for anaphylaxis?
  • What should I have in my anaphylaxis kit?
  • Do I need to wear a medical alert bracelet? Where do I get one?
  • If I’ve had one anaphylactic reaction, am I at greater risk for another one?
  • How do I make sure that all members of my health care team know about my risk for anaphylaxis?


A Practical Guide to Anaphylaxis by TW Tang, M.D. (American Family Physician October 01, 2003,

Written by editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 11/04