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Write-up: 12-22 HPI 53-year-old female with a history of Addison''s disease, anaphylactic reaction who presents to the ED complaining of hives and shortness of breath. Patient reports that 3 days ago she received the COVID-19 pfizer vaccine. She reports that since that time she has developed progressively worsening hives on her legs and arms. Approximately 1 hour ago she began to develop shortness of breath and so she presented to the ER. Patient reports a previous history of anaphylactic reactions multiple times. Denies any other acute complaints at this time. MDM Patient came in with shortness of breath and hives. Suspect allergic reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine. Patient had already taken 50 mg of Benadryl. She was given Solu-Medrol and EpiPen. She reported feeling better with improvement in the pruritus. She reports that she has had rebound reaction requiring EpiPen at 24 hours. Given the distance that she lives from adequate medical care and the possibility for recurrent severe reactions, the patient will be hospitalized for further observation. 12-23 Female with history of asthma and addison''s had anaphylaxis to covid vaccine. Admitted over night to ensure that she did not rebound. Received IV Dex and this am has had no reoccurrence of hives or shortness of breath. Will discharge home on epipen, hydrocortisone prn, prednisone bid for 5 days. Return to ER or go to PCP for worsening symptoms.
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