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Allergy Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Allergy Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options Allergy Overview Health Guide Disease Reference Care Notes Medication List More What Is It? An allergy is an immune system reaction to something that is normally harmless. The reaction to the allergen (allergy-triggering substance) results in...

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Asthma Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

more sensitive to this medication: their airway muscles are more likely to tighten up. Your doctor may want to do a blood test or allergy skin testing. These tests are used to determine specific substances ("allergens") that can trigger an allergy. During a severe asthma flare-up, an arterial blood gas...

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Hives (Urticaria) Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

(Chlor-Trimeton), clemastine ( Tavist ) or diphenhydramine ( Benadryl ). It is critical to relieve the itching because scratching can stimulate more hives and itching. If these medications are not effective, you may be given a prescription medication such as cyproheptadine (Periactin), azatadine (Optimine) or...

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Rash Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

of measles disappears within 6 to 7 days. Rashes caused by an antibiotic allergy may last 3 to 14 days, whereas diaper rash almost always clears up within 1 week (if diapers are changed frequently). Rashes resulting from lupus or dermatomyositis may last for an extended period of time. Prevention...

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Eczema Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

direct irritation of the skin. It can be caused by prolonged contact with irritants such as: Detergents Bubble bath Harsh soap Sweat Saliva Urine The second type of contact dermatitis is allergic contact dermatitis. This is an allergic reaction in the skin. This type occurs in people who have an allergy...

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Anaphylaxis Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

products used by health care workers Allergy shots (immunotherapy) Symptoms Symptoms of anaphylaxis usually occur within seconds to minutes of exposure to the allergen, but symptoms can be delayed for several hours. For some people, symptoms do not always show up after an exposure, but are triggered if an...

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Hay Fever (Allergic Rhinitis) Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

predictable allergy season. They usually find that their symptoms are more related to warm, rainy weather. In the United States, this means summer and fall are peak times. Hay fever and its sister ailment, perennial allergic rhinitis (a year-round sensitivity to animal dander, dust mites or cockroaches), are...

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HIV / AIDS Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Syndrome Aids Hiv Infection Mayo Clinic Reference HIV / AIDS External resources National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Office of Communications & Public Liaison6610 Rockledge Drive, MSC6612Bethesda, MD 20892-6612Phone: 301-496-5717 CDC National Prevention...

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Tavist NightTime Allergy Drug Interactions

Tavist NightTime Allergy Drug Interactions - Drugs.com Tavist NightTime Allergy (diphenhydramine / pseudoephedrine) Drug Interactions Side Effects Interactions Pregnancy Reviews Q & A More Drug Interactions (975) Alcohol / Food Interactions (1) Disease Interactions (14) A total of 975 drugs (5470...

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Tavist Allergy Uses, Side Effects & Warnings Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)

Tavist Allergy is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. Tavist Allergy is used to treat sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, itching, and other cold or allergy symptoms. Tavist...

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