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  • Sinusitis

    Sinusitis is when the lining of your sinuses are inflamed. Due to the swelling, mucus that travels from your sinuses…

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis

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

  • Food Allergies

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

  • Mastocytosis

    Mastocytosis is the abnormal accumulation of mast cells, which protect the body from infection. It can cause rashes, nausea, diarrhea,…

  • Exercise-induced Urticaria

    Exercise-induced urticaria is a condition that produces hives and other allergic symptoms, such as itching or swelling, during or after…

  • Antihistamines

    Antihistamines are medicines that help alleviate allergy symptoms. You can take over-the-counter antihistamines, or your doctor may prescribe one.

  • 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)…

  • Allergy Shots: Could They Help Your Allergies?

    Allergy shots are part of the treatment plan for helping make your allergy symptoms less severe over time.

  • 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.

  • Latex Allergy

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