With immunotherapy, small doses of allergen administered over a period of time are used to relieve or eliminate the patient's allergy symptoms.
EAIs are the current recommended first-line treatment for
patients at risk for anaphylaxis, and it is critical that patients be
properly trained on their device.
Certain medications may increase a patient’s risk of an allergic reaction.
MCS is a reaction to a host of synthetic chemicals in the modern environment.
Depending on the type of contrast material used to enhance imaging, reactions can range from minor to life-threatening.
In 2010, 12.6% of children (9.4 million) suffered
from skin allergies, 11.6% (8.6 million) from respiratory allergies,
9.5% (7.1 million) from hay fever, and 4.6% (3.4 million) from food
In an allergic response, the immune system misidentifies a substance as harmful, triggering an adverse reaction.
Allergic rhinitis (AR) is a common, often chronic, health condition associated with significant morbidity.
Vaccines are medical miracles, saving more lives and preventing more deaths than any other medical advance in the last century.
In the United States, the most common infectious cause of death is pneumonia.
Allergic diseases are important causes of morbidity in the United States.
Hives are the common term for a skin condition known as urticaria. These red, swollen, and itchy welts appear suddenly on the skin’s surface in reaction to the systemic or topical stimulation of the immune system.
Data from the 2000 to 2003 National Health Interview Surveys show that 23.2% of the adults 55 and older were in fair or poor health.