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  • Anaphylaxis

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

  • Antihistamines: Understanding Your OTC Options

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

  • Antihistamines

    Antihistamines are medicines used to help stop allergy symptoms, such as sneezing, runny nose, and hives.

  • Exercise-induced Urticaria

    Exercise-induced urticaria is a condition that produces hives and other allergic symptoms. They can occur on any part of the…

  • Allergic Rhinitis (Allergies)

    Allergic rhinitis is a reaction to allergens such as pollen. It causes nasal symptoms that can usually be treated with…

  • Decongestants: OTC Relief for Congestion

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

  • Mastocytosis

    Mastocytosis is the abnormal growth of mast cells in the body. Mast cells are part of the immune system, which…

  • Latex Allergy

    The protein in rubber latex can cause an allergic reaction in some people. This reaction can range from sneezing to…

  • Dust Mites in the Home

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

  • Food Allergies

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

  • Allergy Shots: Could They Help Your Allergies?

    Allergy shots, or allergen immunotherapy, are a type of treatment to relieve chronic allergy symptoms, such as pollen, mold, or…

  • Sinusitis

    Sinusitis is a condition in which the lining of your sinuses becomes inflamed. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and…

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis

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