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sensitized

 [sen´sĭ-tīzd]
rendered sensitive.

sensitized

/sen·si·tized/ (sen´sĭ-tīzd) rendered sensitive.

sensitized

[sen′sitīzd]
pertaining to tissues that have been made reactive to antigens. See also allergy.

sensitized

rendered sensitive.

sensitized cells
see sensitization (2).

Patient discussion about sensitized

Q. I had cataract surgery with iol implant, and ever since I have awful light sensitivity. Any ideas? I can't go into a "super store" without my sunglasses. My eyes ache at the end of the day. My doctor says "I don't know!"

A. May sound a bit silly question, but have you tried to consult your ophthalmologist (eye doctor, e.g. the one that performed the operation) about it? Cataract surgery, although considered very successful, isn't problem-free. Primary physician may not have the necessary specialization to deal with these subjects.

Q. I heard that patients are highly sensitive to their senses? what are the most common symptoms of fibromyalgia and can they be aggravated? I heard that patients are highly sensitive to their senses?

A. Great answeer...couldn't agree more!

Q. when my aunt went through chemo (for colon cancer) her palms became VERY sensitive and had a burning feeling is there any way to prevent this from happening to my mom who is starting her chemo now? If not, what it the best treatment for it?

A. What you describe sounds like peripheral neuropathy, a well known side effect of platinum chemotherapy which is used for colon cancer. Several measures, including giving infusion of calcium and magnesium, and glutathione were found to reduce the rate of this complication, although further studies are necessary.

However, the information is only general advice, since I haven't examined your mother so if you have any questions about this subject, it may be wise to consult a doctor (e.g. oncologist).

You may read more here:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/cancerchemotherapy.html

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Both men and women were about half as likely to be sensitized to cats if they had lived with a cat in the first year of life, compared to those who did not live with cats.
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Our main objective was to develop an assay which could differentiate on a molecular level between cell lines which can be sensitized to radiation by addition of cetuximab.
2002) investigated the DSSC performance using ZnO sensitized by ruthenium bipyridyl complex as photoelectrode materials and the optimal thickness for the highest energy conversion efficiency was found to be 8 [Lm.
For example, the ratio of forced expiratory volume in 1 second to forced vital capacity was 87:4 in those who were sensitized and who had high exposure; the ratio was 92:6 for those not sensitized.