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Most common allergies

Allergy triggers are unusual reactions to otherwise harmless substances. One of the most common allergies is hypersensitivity to pollen. During pollen season, many people may suffer from an allergy to this substance.

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These seasonal allergies occur during specific times of the year such as spring, summer or fall. The sources of these include grasses and pollen from trees. Common reactions include itchy or watery eyes, itchy skin and a runny nose.

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There are also year round allergies triggered by the presence of airborne substances such as house dust. These allergies can occur at any time of the year. Dust found in homes may contain fungal and moulds spores.

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There are also year round allergies triggered by the presence of airborne substances such as house dust. These allergies can occur at any time of the year. Dust found in homes may contain fungal and moulds spores.

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Fibres of fabrics may cause allergic reactions as well. Other airborne substances include animal dander and dust mites.

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Insects such as cockroaches can cause allergic symptoms. Hence, as more time is spent indoors, the more severe the symptoms become for those who are allergic to substances found inside houses. Symptoms include itching of nose, back of the throat and mouth. Sneezing may also occur as swell as a stuffy nose. Those who have perennial allergies are also very likely to have asthma or might suffer from chronic sinusitis.

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Another common allergy is reaction to a particular food. Different foods can cause allergy symptoms. Some of the most common foods that can trigger an allergy include peanuts, nuts, fish, eggs, shellfish, wheat and soybeans.

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Another common allergy is reaction to a particular food. Different foods can cause allergy symptoms. Some of the most common foods that can trigger an allergy include peanuts, nuts, fish, eggs, shellfish, wheat and soybeans.

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Unfortunately, food allergy reactions can become so severe and may include an anaphylactic reaction. Difficulty of breathing, drowsiness, loss of consciousness and wheezing are signals that a person is going through an anaphylactic shock.

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Otherwise, typical symptoms include hives, itching of the mouth, eczema, asthma and a runny nose.

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A physical allergy can also occur. This type of allergy is triggered by a physical stimulus such as sensitivity to sunlight or the cold. Cosmetics, lotions and oils also contribute to this sensitivity. Symptoms include hives, runny nose, stuffy nose or swelling.

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Insect stings are also common allergies caused by the venom of bees, wasps. hornets and fire ants. Whilst an insect bite can become painful, mild reactions (burning pain, swelling, redness, hives) can be relieved by washing the affected areas and applying a calamine lotion.

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Treatment for allergies depends on the severity of the symptoms. Antihistamines are commonly used to relieve mild symptoms. Severe allergic reactions, however, require emergency treatment which is usually a combination of epinephrine and antihistamines.

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Treatment for allergies depends on the severity of the symptoms. Antihistamines are commonly used to relieve mild symptoms. Severe allergic reactions, however, require emergency treatment which is usually a combination of epinephrine and antihistamines.

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