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  • Dust Mites in the Home

    Dust mites are tiny bugs that may be in your pillows, mattresses, carpets, and furniture.

  • Allergic Rhinitis (Allergies)

    Allergic rhinitis is the medical term for hay fever or allergies.

  • Decongestants: OTC Relief for Congestion

    Decongestants are medicines that relieve a congested nose. When you buy them without a prescription, they’re called over-the-counter (OTC)…

  • Anaphylaxis

    Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening allergic reaction. Symptoms range from mild to severe, and immediate attention is necessary.

  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    Henoch- Schönlein purpura is a medical condition that causes a skin rash and potential kidney problems. It is commonly caused…

  • Antihistamines: Understanding Your OTC Options

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

  • Lupus and Pregnancy

    Most women who have lupus can have normal pregnancies and healthy babies. However, it is important to plan ahead and…

  • Food Allergies

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

  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis

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

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis

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

  • Cytomegalovirus

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