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Allergic Disorders

Allergic Disorders: Introduction

Any disorder that is caused by an allergy or an allergic reaction. Allergic disorders include asthma, house dust mite allergy, food allergy, pet allergy, pollen allergies and insect sting allergies. An allergy is a hypersensitive reaction of the immune system to a substance (allergen) that has no effect on most people e.g. pollen, certain foods. ...more »

Symptoms of Allergic Disorders

Treatments for Allergic Disorders

  • Treatment of allergy is dependant upon the type of allergic symptom, the body system affected, and the severity of the reaction. Treatments for allergies include:
  • Allergen avoidance and minimisation of exposure - including dietary management in food allergies, minimisation of dust mites with strategies in the home environment
  • 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
  • Eyedrops - ketorolac, levocabastine, ketotifen, olapatadine, for allergic conjunctivitis
  • more treatments...»

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Allergic Disorders: Deaths

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Types of Allergic Disorders

Causes of Allergic Disorders

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Allergic Disorders: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Allergic Disorders

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