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What is Bird allergy?

What is Bird allergy?

  • Bird allergy: A bird allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to birds. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement of the bird. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients e.g. skin and respiratory symptoms.

Bird allergy: Introduction

Types of Bird allergy:

Broader types of Bird allergy:

What causes Bird allergy?

Causes of Bird allergy: see causes of Bird allergy

What are the symptoms of Bird allergy?

Symptoms of Bird allergy: see symptoms of Bird allergy

Onset of Bird allergy: symptoms may occur immediately on contact with the animal or after hours or even longer

Bird allergy: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Bird allergy.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bird allergy.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Bird allergy: Allergist/Immunologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Bird allergy.
Treatments for Bird allergy: see treatments for Bird allergy

Name of Bird allergy

Main name of condition: Bird allergy

 

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