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Food Allergies Among Kids Vary by Race: Study

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Drug Allergy (Medication Allergy)

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hydroxyzine (Vistaril)

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How to Introduce Your Baby to Food Containing Peanuts

How to Introduce Your Baby to Food Containing Peanuts0

Hay Fever: Managing Hay Fever Symptoms

Hay Fever: Managing Hay Fever Symptoms0

Food Labels on Potential Allergens May Confuse Shoppers

Food Labels on Potential Allergens May Confuse Shoppers0

Scented Rooms, Products? Many Health-Conscious Americans Say 'No Thanks'

Scented Rooms, Products? Many Health-Conscious Americans Say 'No Thanks'0

Skin Patch May Help With Peanut Allergy

Skin Patch May Help With Peanut Allergy0

Hay Fever (Allergic Rhinitis)

Hay Fever (Allergic Rhinitis)0

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Farm Kids Get Fewer Allergies, International Study Finds

Farm Kids Get Fewer Allergies, International Study Finds0

TUESDAY, Sept. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Growing up on a farm may help ward off allergies later in life, a new study suggests. The study also found that women who spend their early years on a farm typically have stronger lungs than their ...

Nosebleed

Nosebleed0

If you get a nosebleed, sit down and bend forward. Sitting is preferable to lying down, since keeping the head above the level of the heart will help reduce the bleeding. Bending forward is also important. It lets the blood drain out through the nose ...

Food Allergies Linked to Raised Risk of Asthma, Hay Fever

Food Allergies Linked to Raised Risk of Asthma, Hay Fever0

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children with food allergies are at increased risk for asthma and hay fever, and the risk rises with the number of food allergies, new research shows. The study included information on nearly ...

Chronic Rhinitis and Post-Nasal Drip

Chronic Rhinitis and Post-Nasal Drip0

home / allergies center / allergies a-z list / chronic rhinitis index / chronic rhinitis article Medical Author: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEPJohn P. Cunha, DO, is a U.S. ...

TIPS (Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt)

TIPS (Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt)0

What is TIPS (transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt)? Readers Comments 1 Share Your Story Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt or (TIPS) is a shunt (tube) placed between the portal vein which carries blood from the ...

Antibiotics Before Age 2 May Be Linked to Allergies Later

Antibiotics Before Age 2 May Be Linked to Allergies Later0

TUESDAY, Sept. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking antibiotics at a very young age could increase the risk of certain allergies later in life, new research suggests. "Early life exposure to antibiotics is related to an increased risk of both ...

Mylan to Offer Generic EpiPen

Mylan to Offer Generic EpiPen0

MONDAY, Aug. 29, 2016 -- A cheaper generic version of the emergency allergy treatment EpiPen will be made available within the next few weeks, manufacturer Mylan said Monday. In the wake of mounting criticism over recent price hikes, the ...

Latex Allergy

Latex Allergy0

The word "rash" means a change in the color and texture of skin that usually causes an outbreak of red patches or bumps on the skin. In common usage of the term, a "rash" can refer to many different skin conditions. A rash can be caused, directly or ...

EpiPen (epinephrine auto-injector, EpiPen Jr)

EpiPen (epinephrine auto-injector, EpiPen Jr)0

home / allergies center / allergies a-z list / epinephrine auto-injector index / epipen (epinephrine auto-injector, epipen jr) drug monograph Pharmacy Author: Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD Omudhome Ogbru, ...

The True Cost of EpiPen Coupons

The True Cost of EpiPen Coupons0

By Brenda Goodman, MA Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH Aug. 25, 2016 -- Facing public outrage over the price of its EpiPen auto-injectors, the drug company Mylan announced Thursday it was taking action to make the ...

Peanut Allergy Treatment: The Earlier in Childhood, the Better

Peanut Allergy Treatment: The Earlier in Childhood, the Better0

THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A treatment for peanut allergies may work better if it's given to children earlier, even as young as 9 months, before the body's "allergic program" fully matures, new research suggests. The treatment ...

Health Tip: Using a Neti Pot

Health Tip: Using a Neti Pot0

(HealthDay News) -- A Neti pot can help clean clogged sinuses and offer relief from nasal congestion. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration offers these guidelines for proper use: Always wash and dry your hands before using. Make sure the ...

fexofenadine, Allegra, Allegra Allergy, Allegra Hives, Children's Allegra, Mucinex Allergy

fexofenadine, Allegra, Allegra Allergy, Allegra Hives, Children's Allegra, Mucinex Allergy0

home / allergies center / allergies a-z list / fexofenadine index / fexofenadine, allegra, allegra allergy, allegra hives, children's allegra, mucinex allergy drug monograph Pharmacy Author: Omudhome ...

Is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Real?

Is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Real?0

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016, (HealthDay News) -- Gluten sensitivity appears to be a real medical problem, and not a figment of the popular imagination conjured up by the gluten-free craze, a new study contends. Some people suffer changes within their ...

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis0

When bees or wasps sting a person, they inject venom through their stinger into the skin of the victim. About 3% of people stung by bees and wasps have an allergic reaction to the sting, and up to 0.8% of bee sting victims experience the severe and ...

ELISA Tests

ELISA Tests0

What is ELISA? ELISA is an abbreviation for "enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay." What is an ELISA test? An ELISA test uses components of the immune system and chemicals to detect immune responses in the body (for example, to ...

Health Tip: Avoiding Insect Stings

Health Tip: Avoiding Insect Stings0

(HealthDay News) -- Mosquito bites may be an itchy nuisance, but allergic reactions to the bites of other bugs can make them downright dangerous. To minimize bug bites, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology suggests: Hiring ...

Easing Your Child's Allergies

Easing Your Child's Allergies0

WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Up to 40 percent of children in the United States have nasal allergies, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. These kids likely have persistent sneezing, along with a stuffy or runny nose. ...

Health Tip: Spot Signs of Summer Allergies

Health Tip: Spot Signs of Summer Allergies0

(HealthDay News) -- Think you've had a summer cold? Summer allergies might actually be to blame. Here are some warning signs of allergy, courtesy of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: Dark circles below the ...

Health Tip: If Your Child Is Allergic to Dust

Health Tip: If Your Child Is Allergic to Dust0

(HealthDay News) -- If your child has a dust allergy, keeping the sniffles away can be a real challenge. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers these suggestions: Choose a vacuum with a high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter, and ...

Health Tip: Are You Allergic to Your Pet?

Health Tip: Are You Allergic to Your Pet?0

(HealthDay News) -- If you suspect you're allergic to your pet, be on the lookout for typical symptoms. The American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology mentions these potential signs of animal allergy: Sneezing and runny nose. Watery, ...

Health Tip: Recogize Signs of Mold Allergy

Health Tip: Recogize Signs of Mold Allergy0

(HealthDay News) -- Mold is a common allergen that can grow indoors or outside. If you have a mold allergy, your immune system overreacts when you inhale mold spores. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology says possible symptoms ...

Allergy and Asthma Sufferers Beware as Holiday Season Kicks In

Allergy and Asthma Sufferers Beware as Holiday Season Kicks In0

SATURDAY, Nov. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There are a number of steps people with allergies and asthma can take to deal with the challenges they may face over the holidays, an expert says. "Two-thirds of allergy sufferers have symptoms ...

Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not, Researchers Say

Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not, Researchers Say0

THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many people who've been told they're allergic to penicillin may be able to safely take the drug, a small study suggests. Most people who believe they are allergic to penicillin have been told so by a ...

Breast-Feeding May Not Help Prevent Allergies in Kids, Study Claims

Breast-Feeding May Not Help Prevent Allergies in Kids, Study Claims0

THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-fed children are just as likely to develop allergies as children who were formula-fed, preliminary new research suggests. But the study, which analyzed medical records from nearly 200 children ...

Don't Assume Siblings Will Have Food Allergies, Too

Don't Assume Siblings Will Have Food Allergies, Too0

THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only about one in 10 siblings of children with food allergies also has such allergies, a new study finds. "Too often, it's assumed that if one child in a family has a food allergy, the other kids need ...

Sinus Headache

Sinus Headache0

Sinuses of the face are cavities or spaces within the bones that help humidify air and secrete mucus to help with air filtration. Additionally, they contribute to the strength of the skull and its ability to resist trauma. The sinus cavities also ...

Drugmaker Recalls Injectors Used to Treat Allergic Reactions

Drugmaker Recalls Injectors Used to Treat Allergic Reactions0

THURSDAY, Oct. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hundreds of thousands of epinephrine injectors are being recalled by the drug company Sanofi because they may not deliver the correct amount of the life-saving drug to people suffering severe allergic ...

Drugs May Be as Good as Surgery for Chronic Sinusitis

Drugs May Be as Good as Surgery for Chronic Sinusitis0

THURSDAY, Oct. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If you struggle with chronic sinus infections and think surgery is the only way to end your misery, new research suggests that's not always the case. Sticking with treatments that can include nasal ...

Halloween Can Be a Fright for Kids With Food Allergies

Halloween Can Be a Fright for Kids With Food Allergies0

TUESDAY, Oct. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Parents of youngsters with food allergies may feel Halloween is more trick than treat, but the holiday's risks can be reduced with some simple precautions, an expert says. "Every year Halloween is a ...

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Unexpected Severe Allergic Reactions Strike Many Schools

Unexpected Severe Allergic Reactions Strike Many Schools0

SATURDAY, Oct. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than one in 10 U.S. schools reported at least one student who suffered a severe allergic reaction during the 2013-14 school year, new research shows. And 22 percent of those students had no ...

5 Food Allergy Myths

5 Food Allergy Myths0

Food allergies are often misunderstood, even though societal recognition of, and education about, the condition is increasing. See if you have heard - or believed - any of the following myths about food allergies: "You're "allergic" to any food ...

Vaccines Rarely Cause Life-Threatening Allergic Reactions: CDC

Vaccines Rarely Cause Life-Threatening Allergic Reactions: CDC0

THURSDAY, Oct. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A U.S. government study has reassuring news for concerned parents -- vaccines rarely trigger serious and potentially fatal allergic reactions. Just 33 people had a serious, potentially ...

Hay Fever: Managing Hay Fever Symptoms

Hay Fever: Managing Hay Fever Symptoms0

"Hay fever" (seasonal allergic rhinitis) affects over 20% of the people living in the U.S. Most common in early spring, the symptoms of hay fever develop as a reaction to allergens (allergy-causing substances) in the air, most notably to pollens in ...

Allergy to Stinging Insects Can Be Life Threatening

Allergy to Stinging Insects Can Be Life Threatening0

When warmer weather arrives, it is time to think about the return of stinging insects. Over 2 million Americans are allergic to stinging insects. While the severity of these allergic reactions varies greatly, they cause up to 150 deaths each year in ...

Health Tip: Climate Can Affect Allergies

Health Tip: Climate Can Affect Allergies0

(HealthDay News) -- Allergies can make the coming of a new season miserable. The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology explains how: Pollen from ragweed and trees tends to ramp up when the nights are cool and days warm. The morning ...

Health Tip: Manage Allergies in the Bedroom

Health Tip: Manage Allergies in the Bedroom0

(HealthDay News) -- Allergies can hurt sleep quality, so it's important to make sure your bedroom is as allergen-free as possible. The National Sleep Foundation suggests: Regularly wash the blankets on your bed, and wash your pillows, too. ...

azelastine hydrochloride and fluticasone propionate (Dymista)

azelastine hydrochloride and fluticasone propionate (Dymista)0

DRUG CLASS AND MECHANISM: Dymista is a prescription nasal spray used to treat symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis (inflammation of the lining of the nose) such as runny nose, stuffy nose, itching, and sneezing. Dymista contains two medicines, ...

Spring Allergy Season Could Be a Bloomin' Nightmare

Spring Allergy Season Could Be a Bloomin' Nightmare0

FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If you've got seasonal allergies, you probably already know that spring has finally arrived. And, some experts are predicting that this allergy season may be one of the worst in years. After a long, ...

Health Tip: When Pollen Counts are High

Health Tip: When Pollen Counts are High0

(HealthDay News) -- High pollen counts can trigger sneezing, watery eyes, itching and coughing among people who are allergic. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology offers this advice: When pollen counts are high, avoid lots ...

Do Harsh Winters Mean Worse Allergies?

Do Harsh Winters Mean Worse Allergies?0

By Matt McMillen Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD April 9, 2015 -- Spring is finally here, and with it comes tree pollen. For people with allergies, that could spell misery. But despite the harsh winter in some parts of ...

Latex Allergy

Latex Allergy0

Latex allergy facts Latex allergy is dramatically on the rise throughout the world. Latex allergy rises with exposure and is suspected to continue to rise until a latex substitute is found. Latex allergy can be serious. Latex is found in more ...

In Rare Cases, Kids Can Get Food Allergies From Donated Blood

In Rare Cases, Kids Can Get Food Allergies From Donated Blood0

TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The case of an 8-year-old Canadian boy suggests that it's possible, but still rare, for children to get food allergies from blood transfusions. The boy developed an allergy to fish and peanuts after ...

Bee and Wasp Sting

Bee and Wasp Sting0

Bee and Wasp Sting - Describe Your Experience Question: Please describe your experience with Bee and Wasp Sting. Bee And Wasp Sting - Treatment Question: How did you treat your bee and/or wasp sting? Bee and Wasp Sting - Bee or ...

azelastine, Astelin, Astepro

azelastine, Astelin, Astepro0

DRUG CLASS AND MECHANISM: Azelastine is an antihistamine, a chemical that blocks the effects of histamine, another chemical that is responsible for some of the symptoms in allergic reactions. Azelastine is chemically different from other ...

desloratadine, Clarinex, Clarinex Reditabs

desloratadine, Clarinex, Clarinex Reditabs0

DRUG CLASS AND MECHANISM: Desloratadine is an oral, long-acting antihistamine that is similar chemically to loratadine (Claritin). It is used to treat the symptoms caused by histamine. Histamine is a chemical that is responsible for many of the signs ...

Spring Allergies Have Arrived

Spring Allergies Have Arrived0

SUNDAY, March 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It may not feel like it in some parts of the United States, but spring has arrived and that means it's allergy season. About 50 million Americans have seasonal allergies -- also called hay fever -- and ...

Peanut Allergy

Peanut Allergy0

Peanut allergy facts The prevalence of peanut allergy in the United States is approximately 1%-2%. The rate of peanut allergy is higher in individuals with additional allergic conditions or a family history of allergic conditions, including a ...

epinephrine injection (Auvi-Q)

epinephrine injection (Auvi-Q)0

DRUG CLASS AND MECHANISM: Auvi-Q is an auto-injectable epinephrine-containing device used for self-administration during life-threatening allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis. Auvi-Q is an epinephrine auto-injector that talks the user step by ...

Tips for Managing Spring Allergies

Tips for Managing Spring Allergies0

SATURDAY, March 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Spring officially arrived on Friday, bringing with it Spring allergies that cause misery for millions of Americans. But there are ways folks can get relief, a medical expert says. "The key to ...

Smog Plus Pollen May Mean Even More Sneezing

Smog Plus Pollen May Mean Even More Sneezing0

SUNDAY, March 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Certain air pollutants may boost the potency of a birch tree pollen that plays a big role in seasonal allergies, researchers say. In laboratory tests and computer simulations, researchers found that ...

mometasone furoate, Nasonex

mometasone furoate, Nasonex0

DRUG CLASS AND MECHANISM: Mometasone furoate is a synthetic (man-made) steroid hormone in the glucocorticoid family of steroid hormones that is used for the treatment of nasal allergy. The naturally occurring glucocorticoid hormone is cortisol or ...

Spring Allergies Coming Into Bloom

Spring Allergies Coming Into Bloom0

MONDAY, March 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- With winter loosening its icy grip on most of the United States, it's time to think about spring allergies, a doctor says. Allergies to spring pollens cause sneezing, stuffy and runny nose, and watery ...

Health Tip: Easing Your Child's Allergies

Health Tip: Easing Your Child's Allergies0

(HealthDay News) -- Allergies can cause big problems for children, but a few extra precautions from parents can help tame allergy symptoms. The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests: When pollen season is in high gear (particularly when ...

Babies Who Eat Peanuts Early May Avoid Allergy

Babies Who Eat Peanuts Early May Avoid Allergy0

By Brenda Goodman, MA Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava, MD Feb. 23, 2015 -- Life-threatening peanut allergies have mysteriously been on the rise in the past decade, with little hope for a cure. But a groundbreaking ...

Skin Patch Shows Promise in Easing Peanut Allergy

Skin Patch Shows Promise in Easing Peanut Allergy1

SUNDAY, Feb. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A wearable patch that safely and gradually exposes the body to small amounts of peanut allergen appears effective in easing the allergy, an early new study shows. The Viaskin peanut patch, worn for a ...

Controlled Exposure to Peanuts at Early Age Shows Promise as Allergy Treatment

Controlled Exposure to Peanuts at Early Age Shows Promise as Allergy Treatment0

SUNDAY, Feb. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exposing young children with peanut allergies to small amounts of the legumes shows promise as a treatment, researchers report. Known as oral immunotherapy, the idea behind the therapy is to slowly ...

Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk?

Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk?0

MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hand washing dishes instead of using a machine to wash dishes may reduce children's risk of developing allergic conditions, such as asthma or eczema, according to a new study. These findings are the ...

Milk Lurks in Some Dark Chocolate, Posing Allergy Risk: FDA

Milk Lurks in Some Dark Chocolate, Posing Allergy Risk: FDA0

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some boxes of scrumptious dark chocolate given to sweethearts on Valentine's Day might contain milk -- a hidden danger for those allergic to dairy products. A new study conducted by the U.S. Food and ...

Health Tip: Coping With Mold Allergy

Health Tip: Coping With Mold Allergy0

(HealthDay News) -- Mold can creep into your home, causing symptoms including sneezing, coughing and watery eyes to those who are allergic. The American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology offers these tips for mold allergy ...

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