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Doctor insights on: Common Symptoms Of Allergies

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Symptoms of allergies?

Symptoms of allergies?

Allergy symptoms: Allergies can cause a large variety of symptoms: most common is hay fever (molds, dust, pollen) with watery runny nose, watery eyes & itching, nasal itch, sneezing, and congestion. Plant/tree/grass allergies can cause eczema, a skin rash, as can food allergies. Aerosolized allergens (pet dander, pollen, etc.) can cause asthma with chest tightness and wheezing. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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What are common symptoms of tomato allergies?

What are common symptoms of tomato allergies?

Tomato allergy: True tomato allergy is rare. Within 1 hour of eating tomato you would experience hives, wheezing, swelling or more serious reactions. Tomato is known to be part of the "food pollen syndrome" also called "oral allergy syndrome". This is a cross reactivity between grass pollen and tomato. Symptoms of this would be limited to an itchy mouth. Avoidance or immunotherapy to grass are the treatment. ...Read more

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What are typical symptoms of cedar allergies?

What are typical symptoms of cedar allergies?

Nasal symptoms: Cedar pollen allergy causes runny nose, congestion, sneeze and itchy/watery eyes. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of asthma?

What are the common symptoms of asthma?

They vary: Some asthmatics simply have a chronic cough while others have varying degrees of shortness of breathe. The triggers to an attack also vary. Some are allergic in nature while others are from exercise, cold air, etc. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of allergies?

What are symptoms of allergies?

Allergy symptoms: Sneezing; itchy, watery eyes; dark circles under eyes ("allergic shiners"); crease at base of nose (from "allergic salute"-wiping nose upwards with back of hand; post-nasal drainage; lack of energy. Many treatments available to relieve symptoms: antihistamines (claritin/zyrtec), nasal steroid sprays, mast cell stabilizer spray (cells that release histamine), desensitization tx to allergens. ...Read more

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Are these symptoms of allergies or hayfever?

Are these symptoms of allergies or hayfever?

What symptoms: You did not post your symptoms. However, the symptoms of allergies and hay fever, which is another name for allergies, are the same. ...Read more

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What are the usual symptoms of wheat allergies?

What are the usual symptoms of wheat allergies?

A variety!: Depending on the patient, food allergy symptoms can include:itchy mouth/throat, facial &/or airway swelling, difficulty breathing or talking, cough, wheeze, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea (can be bloody), flushing, hives, eye redness, itch, &/or swelling, runny, itchy, &/or stuffy nose, sneezing, abdominal pain, feeling of impending doom and even shock or cardiac arrest! ...Read more

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What are the most common asthma symptoms?

What are the most common asthma symptoms?

Wheezing, SOB: Wheezing, cough, and shortness of breath (sob) are the classic symptoms of asthma. Most often, wheezing and shortness of breath follow the brief period of "cold" symptoms in infants/children. The cough is not so prominent as in bronchitis. Coughing or shortness of breath aggravated by excercise also raises suspicion of undiagnosed asthma. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of familial cold urticaria?

What are the most common symptoms of familial cold urticaria?

Symptoms include: Rash, conjunctivitis, fever/chills and arthralgias. You would certainly be suspicious since it is an autosomal dominant genetic condition. One parent would be affected and sometimes, several siblings. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of bronchitis?

What are the most common symptoms of bronchitis?

Cough and sputum: Coughing is the predominant symptom. The cough is typically productive though the quality and color of the sputum may vary. Some patients may also experience general malaise and discomfort with respiration or cough. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of inflammation?

What are common symptoms of inflammation?

Redness: Some signs of Inflammation can be redness, pain, swelling, and sometimes fever or warmth. Inflammation is a broad term though. There are stages of inflammation in wound healing, in infection, and even periods cause inflammation. Is there a specific type of inflammation you are interested in? ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of lactose intolerance?

What are the most common symptoms of lactose intolerance?

GI problems: Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose due to a deficiency in the enzyme lactase. Common symptoms of this condition include abdominal bloating, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, gas, and nausea. These symptoms tend to occur soon after the ingestion of milk products. Infants or children with lactose intolerance may have slow growth or weight loss. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of post nasal drip?

What are the most common symptoms of post nasal drip?

Drainage: People with post nasal drip may have a tickle cough, snorting to clear throat, snoring, waking up with a dry throat. This can be caused or made worse by allergic rhinitis, chronic sinusitis or even acid reflux all the way up to the sinuses. ...Read more

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Most common symptoms of nocardiosis?

Most common symptoms of nocardiosis?

VAriable: Nasty foot ulcers especially in the tropics and hard to treat. Difficult pneumonia thankfully rare. Why do you ask? ...Read more

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What are most common symptoms of Laryngopharyngeal reflux ?

What are most common symptoms of Laryngopharyngeal reflux ?

After prolonged: and untreated reflux the most common signs are continually "clearing your throat" and a raspy voice from the inflammatory stimulus gastric acid has on the larynx ...Read more