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Medical Reference related to allergies

  1. Allergy symptoms

    Symptoms of allergies differ depending on what's triggered the allergic reaction and from person to person.

  2. Oral allergy syndrome

    Oral allergy syndrome is also known as pollen-food syndrome.It usually occurs in those who have hayfever in the spring or summer and who are allergic to pollen from trees (especially birch trees), grasses or weeds.

  3. Living with a wheat allergy

    If you are allergic to any wheat protein, strictly avoiding wheat and wheat products is the only way to prevent a reaction, which can include stomach upsets, eczema, hayfever, asthma and even anaphylaxis.

  4. What is multiple chemical sensitivity?

    Multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) is the name given to a condition in which various symptoms reportedly appear after a person has been exposed to any of a wide range of chemicals.

  5. Helping your child use a nebuliser

    Help your child get the most out of their asthma treating nebuliser. These simple tips show you how.

  6. What does hypoallergenic mean?

    The term 'hypoallergenic' is used to describe a number of products, such as cosmetics and toiletries, baby milk formula, jewellery and bedding, but what does it really mean?

  7. Hayfever injection FAQs

    Is there an injection for hayfever? Fund out here.

  8. Allergy relief with nasal sprays

    Nasal sprays can be an effective way of treating nasal allergies by delivering medication directly into the nose. Decongestant nasal sprays can also help clear a blocked nose caused by hayfever, dust or pet allergies.

  9. Food allergies in children

    Food allergies are most common in under-3s, with around 1 in 14 children in this age group having one or more food allergies.

  10. 10 questions to ask your GP about allergies

    It can be easy to forget to get answers to some burning questions about allergies during a doctor's appointment, so here are some suggested questions to print out and take to your next appointment.

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