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Common allergies and allergic diseases

Common allergies and allergic diseases

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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English


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StatementThomas F. Smith, guest editor. 2.
SeriesImmunology and allergy clinics of North America -- 7/3
ContributionsSmith, Thomas F.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14338678M

Two common causes of allergies are shown in Figure below. Inhaling ragweed pollen may cause coughing and sneezing. Skin contact with oils in poison ivy may cause an itchy rash. Other common causes of allergies include dust mites, mold, animal dander, . Ocular allergies are very common, and familiarity with the typical complex of signs and symptoms, as well as the pathophysiology of these syndromes, is vital in recognizing and treating allergic.

The Allergy Center is devoted to explaining a complicated offer resources online and encourage our readers to further pursue their interest by reading other books such as Air and Breathing, Managing Food Allergy and Immunology Notes written by Stephen Gislason MD.. The book, Gluten Problems and Solutions, describes the patterns of food allergy triggered by the proteins in cereal grains. Though allergic asthma is very common, there are other types of asthma with different kinds of triggers. For some people, asthma can be triggered by exercise, infections, cold air, gastroesophageal reflux disease or stress.

People with allergies, make IgE antibody that is specific for the allergen that they are allergic to, which then in turn can cause allergy symptoms. Symptoms associated with allergies are sneezing, itching, nasal congestion and drainage and are referred to as allergic rhinitis, or more commonly, hay fever. Sensitization to common skin and GI tract yeasts (fungi) such as Candida, Saccharomyces, and Malessezia may also be related to increased risk dermatitis and other skin problems. Much more research is needed to prevent, diagnose and treat fungi related allergic diseases.


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These diseases include hay fever, food allergies, atopic dermatitis, allergic asthma, and anaphylaxis. Symptoms may include red eyes, an itchy rash, sneezing, a runny nose, shortness of breath, or : Genetic and environmental factors.

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Allergy/Allergies. Allergens (allergy triggers) include pollens, dust mites, molds, dander, and certain foods. Hay fever, asthma, allergic eyes, allergic eczema, hives, and allergic shock are common allergy disorders.

Read more about Allergy/Allergies». Pollen Allergies More than 25 million Americans are allergic to pollen from trees, grass, or weeds. Mold Allergy All of us are exposed to some mold every day, and usually, there are no problems. Allergic to penicillin: the allergic reaction due to penicillin can range from anaphylaxis to a mild rash.

Penicillin is a group of antibiotics which is used regularly. Meat allergies: a person can suffer from the allergic reaction due to meat like pork, poultry products, and beef. The symptoms of this allergic reaction take some time to develop.

The best option for your patients who suffer from allergic diseases, such as allergic rhinitis or allergic asthma, is allergen immunotherapy.

Numerous studies show that allergen immunotherapy shifts the immune response to a non-allergic pathway through changes in T-cells, and produces IgG blocking antibodies.

Related Medical Conditions Eczema Eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is a common condition characterized by dry, itchy, inflamed skin.

Eczema is primarily a problem with the skin itself and skin care is the main treatment. Some triggers may make eczema worse, such as certain types of weather (cold, dry in winter, or hot, humid in summer.

Allergic rhinitis and bronchial asthma are common human diseases. These conditions often co-exist, and it has been speculated that rhinitis is a risk factor for bronchial asthma. The allergic response in the nose resembles quite closely that seen in the lower airways of patients with asthma.

Patterson’s Allergic Diseases has been the go-to reference for healthcare practitioners looking for a comprehensive and practical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of allergic disorders.

This eighth edition focuses on patient evaluation and management, and covers immunologic mechanisms, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and diagnostic techniques.

Allergies can’t be cured; however, allergies can be managed by identifying triggers (with allergy testing) and coming up with a treatment plan.

Here are the five most common allergies in the US. Pollen Allergy. When pollen spreads each spring, summer, and fall, it can cause an allergic reaction. Pollen is found in trees, weeds, and grass. Common allergies. Substances that cause allergic reactions are called allergens.

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