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Medical Reference related to allergies

  1. Recognising the source of allergies

    An allergy specialist may be able to help you identify your triggers. Several different types of allergy tests are used to identify triggers. Learn about blood, skin tests and patch tests for allergies.

  2. Allergy symptoms

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

  3. 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.

  4. Living with a wheat allergy

    Foods made with wheat are common, and wheat includes gluten, which is a common cause of food allergy or intolerance.

  5. 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.

  6. House dust mite allergy

    Dust mites are microscopically small, but can cause big problems for people who are allergic to them.

  7. Allergies FAQs

    From the pollen count to allergy trigger - your frequently asked questions about allergies are answered here.

  8. Allergy triggers

    We look at the many triggers of allergies and how to help prevent them.

  9. Mould allergy

    Understanding how mould allergies occur and how to live with them and tips to prevent mould.

  10. Eye allergies

    Allergic reactions involving the eyes is a common complaint; an allergic reaction that affects the conjunctiva, a clear layer of skin overlying the eyes, is commonly referred to as allergic conjunctivitis.

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