hypersensitivity


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(HY-pir-sen-sih-TIV-ih-tee)

An exaggerated response by the immune system to a drug or other substance.

Skin hypersensitivity can be a side effect of some breast cancer treatments.

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Audio contributed by: Megan Mullally

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