In a case of severe anaphylaxis, when pharmaceutical therapi

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Q: In a case of severe anaphylaxis, when pharmaceutical therapies are failing, why isn't a blood transfusion of some sort given to try and mitigate the reaction, like in the case of Hereditary Angioedema being treated with a transfusion of fresh frozen plasma (FFP)? Also, would emergency dialysis of the anaphylactic patient be effaceable as a treatment for reducing the severity of the reaction and avoiding patient death?

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