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Allergic rhinitis or "hay fever." Symptoms of allergic rhinitis are sneezing, congestion, itching and dripping of the nose, and itchy, watery eyes. There are basically two types of allergic rhinitis: seasonal (for example, during fall, spring, or both) and perennial (year-round). Seasonal allergic rhinitis refers to allergies caused by pollen from trees, grasses, and/or weeds. Perennial allergic rhinitis is usually caused by dust, molds, and animal dander. Allergy testing can be performed to determine exactly which substances your body considers to be allergens. This is done by safely and effectively testing your skin, or sometimes your blood, using tiny amounts of commonly troublesome allergens. Adults and children of any age can be tested for allergies. Once your allergy has been identified, it is important to avoid the allergen. A variety of medications are available to help relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis. These include antihistamines, decongestants, nasal corticosteroid sprays, and allergy shots (also called "immunotherapy"). Allergy shots are generally used in people with severe symptoms. Patients are injected with small and increasing doses of the offending allergen until they become less sensitive to it. Antihistamines work by stopping the chemical reaction in the body that causes allergy symptoms. Decongestants work by making the blood vessels smaller. Shrinking the blood vessels in the nose and sinuses helps to relieve nasal and sinus stuffiness. Nasal inhaled corticosteroids are the most effective type of treatment for both seasonal and perennial nasal allergy symptoms. Given as nasal sprays, nasal corticosteroids work by preventing and suppressing the inflammation in your nose.
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(American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology) An article in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, guides medical professionals through the principles involved in using these new treatm...
In a position paper presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Scientific Meeting, allergists and immunologists presented a case for telemedicine in allergy care. The ...
Another reason to fear thunderstorms? Dr Stadtmauer reviews a perspective on thunderstorm asthma, recently published in Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Medscape Allergy & Immunology
(American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology) Join the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) in Boston, Mass. from October 26-30 for the 2017 ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeti...
(American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology) In a newly updated clinical practice guideline, published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, allergists offer practical advice on the be...
(HealthDay)—Children whose mothers have uncontrolled asthma during pregnancy are at increased risk of developing the disease at a young age, according to a study published online July 13 in the Jour...
(Uppsala University) The effect of breastfeeding on the risk of developing asthma and allergy has been debated for a long time. In a recent study, Uppsala University researchers show that breastfeedin...
"Good dog!" Two studies being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Scientific Meeting show there may be even more reason to love your dog.
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Asthma is a heterogeneous airway disease, so it is crucial to clearly identify clinical phenotypes to achieve better asthma management.
National guidelines recommend that patients with anaphylaxis be prescribed an epinephrine auto-injector (EAI) and referred to an allergy/immunology (A/I) specialist.
The purpose of this study is to determine whether serum resistin levels in asthmatics are elevated. We will recruit subjects from the allergy/immunology clinic with a prior diagnosis of m...
In this clinical study we aim to determine the effect of allergy immunotherapy in decreasing asthma and allergy related disease in children who had multiple episodes of wheezing and who ar...
Asthma and allergy is increasing in Norway and Western countries. Treatment is still mostly symptomatic. Extracts of the immunomodulatory and edible mushroom Agaricus blazei, such as Andos...
Cat allergy is an increasingly prevalent condition, affecting 10-15% of patients with allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and/or asthma. Cat-PAD is a novel, synthetic, allergen-derived peptide d...
Combined programme: Nutrition, Allergy, Mucosal immunology and Intestinal microbiota (NAMI) was created with the objective to reverse the rising trend of chronic inflammatory diseases, suc...
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Asthma is one of the most common and costly diseases in the world. The prevalence of asthma has grown in recent decades, and there is no cure. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America...
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The term allergy is used to describe a response, within the body, to a substance, which is not necessarily harmful in itself, but results in an immune response and a reaction that causes symptoms and disease in a predisposed person, which in turn can cau...
Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that is devoted to the study and treatment of eye diseases. As well as mild visual defects correctable by lenses, ophthalmology is concerned with glaucoma, uveitis and other serious conditions affecting the eye, ...