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How can I help allergies?

How can I help allergies?

Agree with see doc.: There are also some things you can use otc. First saline rinses can help with the congestion. Secondly, there are several good antihistamines available, like zyrtec, allegra, or claritin (loratadine). If you wish to know what is triggering your allergies or for other treatments, see your physician. ...Read more

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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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Why are fall allergies so bad?

Why are fall allergies so bad?

Ragweed & Mold: Allergy problems are often worse in the fall because of weed pollen such as ragweed. In addition, mold is worse in the fall because decaying plant material such as all summer's grass clipping and falling leaves. Ragweed is a potent allergen for those who are allergic to it and can cause fairly severe symptoms. The combo of weed pollen and mold is a double whammy. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause dizzyness?

Can allergies cause dizzyness?

Yes possible: But first see your doctor to rule out other serious problems for dizziness before you visit allergy specialist. ...Read more

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Why do you develop an allergy?

Why do you develop an allergy?

Genetics: Simple answer: most who develop allergy it is because of genetics and environmental exposure to allergens. In reality it is much more complex than this. ...Read more

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Should I worry about allergies?

Should I worry about allergies?

If too many symptoms: Hay fever (allergies) is usually due to pollens that are in the air. Some people are allergic to molds and other substances. One can wear a mask when working outdoors or when hiking. Avoid playing outdoors when the pollen or smog levels are high. Medicines such as Claritin otc, zyrtec otc, or prescription eye drops and nasal steroid sprays are helpful. Allergy shots are another option. ...Read more

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Ragweed allergies, how to deal?

Ragweed allergies, how to deal?

Meds, Avoidance: Ragweed allergy presents with congestion, running, itching (eyes and nose), and post-nasal drip (season from August to first frost). See an Allergist in order to confirm suspicion. Intranasal steroid sprays and non-sedating antihistamines can be helpful as well as avoidance measures (keeping car and house windows close, avoid high pollen counts). Also allergy shots or new sublingual tablets. ...Read more

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What best medicine for allergy?

What best medicine for allergy?

Antihistamines: Antihistamines such claritin, (loratadine) zyrtec work for a lot of patients. ...Read more

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Symptoms of titanium allergies?

Symptoms of titanium allergies?

Nothing special: Allergic reactions are pretty common and for the most part not specific to the specific antigen (cause). If the exposure to titanium is direct skin contact, would expect redness and possible swelling there. See:http://j.Mp/vgz70k. ...Read more

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What are some common allergies?

What are some common allergies?

Several: Inhalant allergies are to pollen, pet dander, dust mites, mold, venom allergies to stinging insects as bees, wasp, hornets and yellow jackets, contact allergies to cosmetics, jewelry, chemicals, drug allergies, food allergies, you name it.. ...Read more

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How can I control my allergies?

How can I control my allergies?

Know the cause: The most important thing to know is what its from then you could avoid them. ...Read more

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How can I discover my allergies?

Testing: By skin or serum testing which is consistent with your clinical history. ...Read more

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I have allergies, what can I do?

I have allergies, what can I do?

It depends: It would depend on what kind of allergy you are referring to. For example, allergy to pollen, foods, dust mites etc. Etc. There is a lot of information on allergies on Health Tap. Search under allergy and check Checklists. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have allergy?

How do I know if I have allergy?

YOu will have an: Reaction to something like hives, rash,
you will get blow up like a balloon, or your throat might close up, making it hard to breath (anaphylactic shock). To play it safe, if this happens after eating something or having a bee sting, go to the ER and get treated. Then get yourself allergy tested by an allergy doctor to find out what your specific allergy is. ...Read more

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What foods can trigger allergies?

What foods can trigger allergies?

A few cause most: About 90% of serious food allergies caused by immune mechanisms come from a few foods: milk, egg, soy, wheat, peanut, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish. Allergies to fruits and vegetables are often due to cross-reactions with pollen allergies. However, there are also reactions that are not caused by immune mechanisms (intolerances) and these can occur to a wide range of other foods. ...Read more

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How can I calm down my allergies?

How can I calm down my allergies?

Limit exposure: If you are allergic to pollen limit your exposure not going in area with blooming trees and close the window of the house if any blooming tree are near.
If you got exposed wash well hand and face.
Might need medicine for eye/nose involvment and certanly will need meds if asthma is part of your symptoms. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a allergy?

How do I know if I have a allergy?

An office visit: An office visit to an allergist would help. Diagnosing allergy is based on symptoms and confirmed by allergy test. ...Read more

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What medicine is good for allergy?

What medicine is good for allergy?

There are many: There are quite a few anti-histamine/allergy medications over-the-counter. Some have decongestants with them, some are just anti-histamines. The newer ones like Loratadine (claritin), fexofenadine (allegra), and ceterizine (zyrtec) and less sedating, but seem less effective than the older medications such as diphehydramine (benadryl), chlor-trimeton, etc. By trying them, you'll see which work. ...Read more

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Can you outgrow certain allergies?

Can you outgrow certain allergies?

Yes: Some food allergies can be outgrown. Particularly foods such as milk, soy and egg. Tolerance to inhalant allergies can develop such as to dog dander however getting away from these tolerating allergens such as going away to college and then returning can cause significant symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do about omnicelf allergy?

What to do about omnicelf allergy?

Avoidance/Testing: While avoidance is always the most important treatment for a drug allergy, it is important to see an Allergist in order to determine if your reaction is truly an allergy. Since you reacted to a cephalosporin, penicillin skin testing can be completed to make sure you didn't react to the beta-lactam ring shared by both medication classes. This can be followed by oral challenge depending on history. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have allergies?

How do I know if I have allergies?

Symptoms: Symptoms of environmental allergies are sneezing, nasal congestion, itching, runny nose and frequent eye itch/redness. Symptoms can occur during a particular season, year round or intermittently (pet allergy). Food allergies typical present with hives, itching, abdominal pain, diarrhea, etc. That occurs typically on each exposure to the food. ...Read more

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Why do I have allergies now at 36?

Why do I have allergies now at 36?

New home? New pet?: I developed allergies at 29, a few years after moving to the west coast from back east. Pollens of plants to which I had never been exposed were the cause. Oh, and then 3 cats acquired us. Allergic exposure changes with time. So do nonallergic factors that nudge the immune system towards allergy such as pregnancy, some viral infections & living near busy streets with lots of diesel truck exhaust. ...Read more

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Can I ever be cured of an allergy?

Can I ever be cured of an allergy?

Unlikely: Cure is not a common term used to treat allergies. Allergies can be "controlled" and on occasion will resolve spontaneously. The closest treatment to a cure is allergy injections for treatment of environmental allergies. These injections help over 80% of people and decrease symptoms by over 80% typically and the good effect can last for years after injections stopped. ...Read more

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What medicine for airborne allergy?

What medicine for airborne allergy?

Allergies: Depends how bad is the allergies. Commonly nasal spray like flixonase and alanase and antihistamine are used for milder allergies. Severe allergies might need adminstration of oral steroids. ...Read more

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What's causing my common allergies?

What's causing my common allergies?

Pollen dust pets: Many things in the environment can cause allergies...Pollen pets food dust bees. An allergist can be very helpful in figuring it out for you
see www. Acaai. Org. ...Read more

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What can you take for allergy coughs?

What can you take for allergy coughs?

Recommend: For a cough with allergies, try an antihistamine (zyrtec, claritin, (loratadine) allegra). If your cough persists, you need to try something with dextromethorphan in it - this is specifically a cough suppressant. These products are often named with -dm, such as robitussin-dm, or mucinex-dm. ...Read more

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Could allergies go away on their own?

Could allergies go away on their own?

Sometimes: Many food allergies in children resolve spontaneously including milk, egg, wheat, soy (but not nuts or peanuts). Sometimes environmental allergies will resolve over time, but not as common as above food allergies. Nickel, gold, latex, poison ivy and other contact allergies do not resolve. ...Read more

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How can I sensitize one to allergies?

Why?: Sounds weird, or are you asking: how can one be sensitized to allergens? ...Read more

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How do I outgrow my allergies to dog?

How do I outgrow my allergies to dog?

Allergy shots: If you can't avoid dogs and don't want to take long term allergy medications the best option is allergy shots which induce tolerance to allergens such as dog. See an allergist for testing and more information. ...Read more

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How effective is an allergy injection?

How effective is an allergy injection?

Very: Allergy injections (immunotherapy) can be very effective if you have tested positive for a specific allergen (eg. Crab-grass, cats, etc.). The trade-off is daily medication for allergies (anti-histamines, nasal steroids) vs. A committment to go through immunotherapy which can take 1-2 years, but the trade off, if effective, is not needing to take medication at all. ...Read more

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What to do if allergies! Annoying!!!!?

Treat them: There are many effective allergy treatments that are OTC for mild episodic allergies. Anyone with severe or persistent allergies should seek medical attention. An allergist can help identify the cause and the best course of action to manage the problem whether it be medicines, over the counter or prescription, or allergen immunotherapy, allergy shots or sublingual tablets. ...Read more

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Could allergies just suddenly develop?

Yes: Allergies can develop at any age and ca n develop suddenly. ...Read more

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