Posts tagged with ‘Allergy and Immunologic’

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  • Allergic Conjunctivitis

    Allergic conjunctivitis occurs when you’re around things you’re allergic to. These allergens can make your eyes swollen, irritated, and…

  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis

    Eosinophilic esophagitis is an inflammatory, allergic disease that occurs when certain white blood cells build up in your esophageal…

  • Food Allergies

    A food allergy is an abnormal reaction by your immune system to a food. The reaction can be mild or…

  • Cytomegalovirus

    Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common virus that most people are exposed to as infants. It rarely causes symptoms, but sometimes…

  • Lupus and Pregnancy

    If you have lupus and are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, plan ahead for adequate medical care before, during…

  • 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.