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What are the different types of allergies?
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Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Highly Variable
Allergy, broadly defined is hypersensitivity to what is usually an innocuous exposure in the general population.
It is primarily directed against the protein in the substance. Symptoms can vary from rhinitis, dermatitis, hives, bronchospasm, vomiting, diarrhea, and if very severe, anaphylaxis.

In brief: Highly Variable
Allergy, broadly defined is hypersensitivity to what is usually an innocuous exposure in the general population.
It is primarily directed against the protein in the substance. Symptoms can vary from rhinitis, dermatitis, hives, bronchospasm, vomiting, diarrhea, and if very severe, anaphylaxis.
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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Yes
Allergy is often misused but yes there are different types.
The most common ones are related to hay fever, asthma, itchy eyes, stinging insect, atopic dermatitis , and food allergies-conditions considered to be mostly caused by the ige antibodies. Another one is contact allergy which usually leads to itchy skin rash and is related to lymphocytes. Poison ivy and nickel allergy are just two examples.

In brief: Yes
Allergy is often misused but yes there are different types.
The most common ones are related to hay fever, asthma, itchy eyes, stinging insect, atopic dermatitis , and food allergies-conditions considered to be mostly caused by the ige antibodies. Another one is contact allergy which usually leads to itchy skin rash and is related to lymphocytes. Poison ivy and nickel allergy are just two examples.
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