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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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  • Mastocytosis

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

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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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  • 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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  • Sinusitis

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

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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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  • Allergic Rhinitis

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of allergies and allergic rhinitis (hay fever).

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  • Antihistamines

    Learn about antihistamines and how to safely take your prescription antihistamine.

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  • Exercise-induced Urticaria

    Learn about the symptoms of and treatment options for exercise-induced urticaria (hives).

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