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Acute Sinusitis

Acute sinusitis is caused by an untreated or poorly treated cold or flu, or due to an allergic reaction. The virus that causes the cold settles in the paranasal sinuses causing inflammation and hindering drainage of liquids in the region...

Allergic Conjunctivitis

Allergic conjunctivitis is common in the springtime due to the greater amount of pollen in the air...

Allergy

Allergies are the result of damaging immune responses to a certain substance. When those substances cause an allergic reaction they become known as allergens...

Allergy Symptoms

An allergy can manifest itself in various ways, affecting the respiratory system, skin and digestive system. To identify an allergic reaction pay attention to the following symptoms...

Anaphylactic Shock

Anaphylactic shock, or anaphylaxis, is an allergic reaction, of severe and immediate hypersensitivity, that affects the entire body. In its most severe manifestation it causes swelling and obstruction of the upper airways and/or hypotension, which can be fatal...

Anaphylactic Shock Treatment

Treatment of anaphylactic shock offers the patient a drug called Epinephrine, also known as adrenaline or adrenalin. This medicine will act rapidly in the body, decreasing allergic reaction and normalizing its vital functions...

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is an allergic reaction, also known as anaphylactic shock, which may happen to any individual prone to allergies...

Asthmatic Bronchitis

Asthmatic bronchitisis a chronic inflammatory disorder of the lungs characterized by narrowing of the airways. Learn about its causes, symptoms and treatment...

Atopic Keratoconjunctivitis

Atopic keratoconjunctivitis is a type of eye allergy that leaves the eye very irritated. It manifests itself mainly around 20 years of age but can occur at any age..

Atopy

Atopic diseases are those triggered by an allergic reaction caused by the activation of immunoglobulin E (IgE)...

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