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What signs might warn of allergies?

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Dr. Yoram Padeh
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Varied symptoms

The symptoms vary by affected area and type of allergy.
Food allergies typically affect the skin (hives, itching). Environmental allergies typically affect the respiratory tract (nose - itching and congestion, throat - itching and mucus, lungs - tightness and mucus). Eyes (itching, redness and watering) and ears (itching) are also frequently involved. See an allergist for specific answers.

In brief: Varied symptoms

The symptoms vary by affected area and type of allergy.
Food allergies typically affect the skin (hives, itching). Environmental allergies typically affect the respiratory tract (nose - itching and congestion, throat - itching and mucus, lungs - tightness and mucus). Eyes (itching, redness and watering) and ears (itching) are also frequently involved. See an allergist for specific answers.
Dr. Yoram Padeh
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Dr. Joram Seggev
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Sneeze, tear, itch

Symptoms depend on the affected body part.
Eyes-itch, tearing and redness (no pain); nose - itching, sneezing, runny clear discharge, stuffiness, post-nasal drip, itchy ear and mouth; wheeze and cough may suggest asthma. Skin - itching, rashes. However, welts and swelling are not always allergic. Food allergy can present in various ways. See my website and the links at www.Sneezewheeze.Yourmd.Com.

In brief: Sneeze, tear, itch

Symptoms depend on the affected body part.
Eyes-itch, tearing and redness (no pain); nose - itching, sneezing, runny clear discharge, stuffiness, post-nasal drip, itchy ear and mouth; wheeze and cough may suggest asthma. Skin - itching, rashes. However, welts and swelling are not always allergic. Food allergy can present in various ways. See my website and the links at www.Sneezewheeze.Yourmd.Com.
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