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  • Decongestants: OTC Relief for Congestion

    Over-the-counter decongestants are medicines you can buy without a prescription to relieve a stuffy nose.

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  • Dust Mites in the Home

    Dust mites are tiny bugs that live in your home. They can cause allergies and problems in people with…

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  • Anaphylaxis

    Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening allergic reaction that requires immediate medical attention.

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  • Food Allergies

    A food allergy is an abnormal reaction to a food triggered by your immune system.

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  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis

    Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an inflammatory, allergic disease. It may be confused with GERD. Learn about the symptoms and…

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  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a rare disease that causes inflamed blood vessels in your skin. The main symptoms are a…

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  • Antihistamines: Understanding Your OTC Options

    Antihistamine medications help relieve or prevent allergy symptoms. Learn more about first-generation and second-generation antihistamines.

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  • Allergic Conjunctivitis

    Allergic conjunctivitis is called “pink eye.” It causes your eye to become irritated, swollen, itchy, sore, and watery.

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  • Cytomegalovirus

    Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is common and spreads through sexual contact and contact with the bodily fluids of an infected person. It…

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