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Write-up: Information has been received from a physician and the mother of a 15 year old female with a history of hypersensitivity reactions to allergens. On 10/3/06, the pt was vaccinated IM with the first dose of 0.5ml of HPV vaccine (lot 653650/0702F. Concomitant therapy included Ortho Tri Cyclen LO started on 10/6/06. On 10/06/06, the pt developed widespread itching and hives of both upper and lower extremities. The pt did not experience respiratory symptoms. The pt was self treated with Benadryl with only mild improvement. A nurse in the local ER was consultated by phone but the pt did not require hospitalization. The symptoms resolved after one week and the pt had not experienced further problems. On 10/13/06 the pt had recovered from the event. The physician considered the event to be serious as disabling. Additional information has been requested.
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