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Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Candida albicans

Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Candida albicans: Introduction

Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Candida albicans: A Candida albicans fungus allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spores produced by a fungus called Candida albicans. Symptoms tend to occur in a seasonal pattern as spore production by molds tends to increase and decrease with changes in seasons. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Candida albicans is available below.

Symptoms of Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Candida albicans

Treatments for Non-Food Allergy -- fungus, Candida albicans

  • Avoid coming into contact with the allergen, various medications depending on the symptoms and severity: antihistamines, bronchodilators, inhaled corticosteroids, decongestants, nasal sprays, cromolyn sodium, immunotherapy
  • Treatment of mould and fungal allergies is dependant upon the type and severity of the allergic symptoms. Treatments for mould and fungal allergies include:
    • Allergen avoidance and minimisation of exposure - maintaining a dry environment in the house and workplace as much as possible.
    • 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 antiinflammatories used for allergic rhinitis
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