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Generic Name: chlorpheniramine maleate Dosage Form: tablet Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies. Show On This Page Indications and Usage...

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

your doctor if hives persist for several days or if itching interferes with your ability to sleep or perform normal daily activities. Print this page Learn more about Hives (Urticaria) Associated drugs Urticaria Micromedex® Care Notes Urticaria External resources American Academy of Allergy, Asthma,...

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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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Acute Sinusitis Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Most cases will go away within one to two weeks, often without antibiotics. Print this page Learn more about Acute Sinusitis Associated drugs Sinusitis Micromedex® Care Notes Sinusitis Mayo Clinic Reference Acute sinusitis Chronic sinusitis External resources National Institute of Allergy and...

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Rosacea Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

involvement of the eyes develops. If untreated, it can affect vision. Diagnosis A doctor usually can diagnose rosacea based on the history of flushing and the appearance of your skin. In the early stages of rosacea, the rash sometimes can be mistaken for sunburn, acne, hot flashes of menopause or allergy to...

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