Airborne allergy: Introduction
Airborne allergy: An airborne allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to airborne allergens such as pollen, mold spores and house dust mites. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Airborne allergy is available below.
Symptoms of Airborne allergy
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symptoms of Airborne allergy
Treatments for Airborne allergy
- Avoid coming into contact with the allergen, antihistamines, bronchodilators for asthmatic symptoms
- Treatment of allergy from air-borne allergens is dependant upon the type and severity of the reaction. Treatments include:
- Allergen avoidance and minimisation of exposure - avoiding outdoor activities in flowering season etc
- Antihistamines - Useful for allergic rhinitis and some allergy mediated skin conditions. Not helpful in asthma except for mild seasonal asthma where allergy may be a precipitant.
- Nasal sprays - including topical steroids and antihistamines used for allergic rhinitis
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Causes of Airborne allergy
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Airborne allergy: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Airborne allergy
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms.
Although the...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff"...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can...read more »
Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases
are difficult to diagnose.
Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early....read more »
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Airborne allergy: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Airborne allergy
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Airborne allergy: Broader Related Topics
Types of Airborne allergy
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