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Glossary for Hay fever

Medical terms related to Hay fever or mentioned in this section include:

  • Allergic irritability syndrome: Symptoms such as irritability and poor concentration associated with nose, ear and sinus symptoms caused by allergies such as hayfever.
  • Allergic reaction: A hypersensitivity reaction produced by the body, which results in an exaggerated or inappropriate immune reaction to a particular substance.
  • Allergic rhinitis: An allergic reaction of the nasal mucosa that may occur seasonally
  • Allergies: Immune system over-reaction to various substances.
  • Aureobasidium exposure: Aureobasidium is a type of fungus which is capable of causing a variety of diseases in humans. The fungus is most often found in damp places either inside the home or in the environment. It is often pinkish or blackish. It is a rare cause of disease and is more likely to occur in immunosuppressed patients. It can cause infection in just about any part of the body depending on the nature of the exposure (inhalation, wound, ingestion etc.) and as such the type and severity of symptoms can vary considerably.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Bronchiolitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the bronchioles
  • Chemical poisoning -- Barium: Barium is an element used in fireworks, glassmaking, contrast X-rays and in the electronics industry . The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure.
  • Chlorpheniramine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Chlorpheniramine (an antihistamine medication) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Cold-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to the common cold.
  • Discharge: Various types of fluid discharges
  • Dust mite allergies: Allergy to dust mites in household dust.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Fever: Raised body temperature usually with other symptoms.
  • Food allergies: a food allergy is an adverse immune response to a food protein
  • Food allergy: adverse immune response to a food protein
  • Hay fever: A seasonal condition which is a form of allergic rhinitis
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hypersensitivity reaction: Hypersensitivity reaction, also called an allergic reaction, is a condition in which the body is sensitive to a particular substance (allergen) and reacts with certain symptoms after exposure to the allergen.
  • Hypersensitivity to dust: Dust that contain microorganisms or proteins may cause an allergic reaction in the lungs
  • Hypersensitivity to food: any food can cause allergy. There is no allergy-safe diet
  • Hypersensitivity to pollen: Plants produce the microscopic round or oval grains called pollen which lead to allergy in a few individuals
  • Immune symptoms: Symptoms affecting the immune system
  • Inflammatory symptoms: Symptoms related to inflammation.
  • Mold allergies: Allergies to airborne or household molds.
  • Mold allergy: A mold allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to spores produced by a mold. 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.
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Mucus membrane symptoms: Symptoms affecting the mucus membranes.
  • Mucus symptoms: Symptoms related to mucus
  • Nasal allergies: Nasal allergies refers to a condition in which the nose reacts to a substance to which it is sensitive (an allergen), generally resulting in symptoms, such as an itchy, runny nose, and sneezing.
  • Non-Food Allergy -- Cockroach: A cockroach allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to cockroaches, in particular their saliva, outer shell, eggs and feces. The specific symptoms that can result can vary amongst patients.
  • Nose symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nose
  • Pollen allergy: An allergic reaction that occurs due to exposure to pollen
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Rhinitis: Nasal lining inflammation leading to runny/blocked nose
  • Runny nose: Runny nasal discharge (medically named coryza)
  • Seasonal allergic rhinitis: A condition characterized by an allergic inflammatory response in the mucosa of the sinuses which is related to the seasons
  • Sneezing: Nasal sneezing often from nasal irritation
  • Stuffed nose: Blockage to the nose often from runny nose
  • Temperature symptoms: Abnormalities of body temperature including fever.
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Type I Hypersensitivity: Type I hypersensitivity is an exaggerated response by the body's immune system to an allergen which results in some sort of adverse effect on the body. Allergens usually in the form of proteins such as pollen, foods, house dust mite and cat hair. This form of hypersensitivity results in an immediate response by the immune system following exposure.
  • Vasomotor rhinitis: Type of rhinitis related to dry air
  • Zyrtec -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Zyrtec (an antihistamine) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.

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