Allergies

Food, animal dander and the environment are all reasons that some people experience allergic reactions. Learn about the types of allergies and treatment options.

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A skin test will determine if you have an allergy to penicillin. Find out about getting tested for penicillin allergies from this article.

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Nasal congestion is one symptom caused by an allergy. Find out how allergies cause nasal congestion from this article.

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Skin allergy breakouts can be caused by foods, drugs or things you've touched. Learn how long skin allergy breakouts last in this article.

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About 70 percent of asthma sufferers also have allergies. Learn about allergy-induced asthma symptoms in this article.

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An avocado allergy is much like any other food allergy. Learn about avocado allergy symptoms in this article.

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Food allergies can affect your behavior, causing hyperactivity, depression, anxiety and more. Learn whether food allergies can affect your behavior in this article.

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A gluten allergy can have an early onset in childhood or a late onset in adulthood. Find out more about developing gluten allergies later in life from this article.

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Hay fever is caused by airborne pollen. Learn whether there are any treatments for hay fever in this article.

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Pollen allergies are often known as hay fever. Learn whether headaches and sore throat are common symptoms of a pollen allergy in this article.

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Allergies can cause a wide range of symptoms. Learn whether allergies can cause post-nasal drip in this article.

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Fish allergies are a reaction to the proteins found in certain fish. Learn whether you can take fish oil supplements if you have a fish allergy in this article.

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Allergies are the body's overreaction to certain substances. Learn whether lavender plants can cause allergies in this article.

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Mold allergies can result in hair loss. Find out how exposure to mold can lead to hair loss from this article.

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Pollen allergies are typically characterized by cold-like symptoms. Learn whether pollen allergies can make you nauseous in this article.

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Skin allergies are related to your immune system. Learn whether red wine can cause skin allergies in this article.

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Red wine contains potentially bothersome elements like tannins, histamines and sulfites. Learn whether red wine can cause skin rashes in this article.

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Allergic contact dermatitis is an itchy rash you can get from touching something you're allergic to. Learn whether you can have a skin allergy to tomato plants in this article.

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Some people believe in the healing power of alkaline water. Find out about using alkaline water to treat mold allergies from this article.

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People often confuse food allergies and food intolerance. Learn the difference between food allergies and food intolerance in this article.

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Anaphylaxis is a potentially life-threatening condition caused by an allergic reaction. Learn what you should do if you have an anaphylactic reaction in this article.

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Hay fever is the common name for a type of allergy. Learn the medical term for hay fever in this article.

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Allergies to pets can cause unpleasant, cold-like symptoms. Learn whether there are any proven pet allergy treatments in this article.

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Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening allergic response. Learn whether anaphylaxis can cause inflammation in your joints in this article.

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Some alcohol allergy symptoms include stomach cramps, difficulty breathing and skin rashes. Learn what some alcohol allergy symptoms are in this article.

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Some blueberry allergy symptoms are reactions of the skin, and respiratory or gastrointestinal systems. Learn about blueberry allergy symptoms in this article.

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