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What are the common types of allergies you can suffer from?

Allergies are one of the main causes of chronic diseases. it was estimated that About 15% of the population is affected by some kind of allergy, This condition causes the immune system to overreact to a foreign substance called an allergen.

Many foreign substances can trigger an allergic reaction from foods, medications, pets, and airborne particles inhaled through the lungs. Depending on the type of allergy and the severity of the reaction, Symptoms can range from mild to severe and sometimes life-threatening,

Because reactions can be dangerous, it is important to know your triggers and to recognize and respond to symptoms as needed.

What is the cause of allergy?

allergies are inevitable immune system malfunction, Most allergies are believed to be caused by genetics. Children usually have a tendency to develop allergies from their parents, not allergies to a specific allergen.

Some common types of allergy triggers include foods, medications, latex, insects, airborne allergies and skin allergies.

food allergies

Any food can be an allergen. Depending on the food and the body’s response, the reaction may be classified as a food sensitivity or intolerance, rather than an allergy. For example, lactose intolerance is an inability to digest the lactose in milk rather than an allergy.

loss Symptoms of a food allergy may include Itching, hives, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and swelling around the mouth.

The most common food allergies are caused by eggs, milk, peanuts, soy, wheat, shellfish, fish and tree nuts.

drug allergy

True drug allergies are quite rare. What many people consider a drug allergy actually have an adverse reaction to a drug,

In a drug allergy, immune compounds called immunoglobulin antibodies react to the drug. Since the drug spreads throughout the body, it can cause allergic symptoms throughout the body. Symptoms may include hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of the throat and mouth, vomiting, diarrhea, or fainting.

Penicillin is the most common of allergy medications. and occurs in about 10% of people.

latex allergy

Latex is found in products made from the sap of the rubber tree. may have an allergic reaction both from physical contact with a latex product and from breathing in latex fibers,

Some products that contain latex are rubber balls, bandages, balloons, rubber bands, condoms and diaphragms, and household gloves.

loss Symptoms of Latex Allergy They usually include swelling, itching, and redness after exposure to latex.

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insect allergy

It is normal to have a localized reaction, such as itching, swelling, redness, or discoloration where a bite occurs, but some people do. an extreme reaction to bites,

biting insects bees, wasps, or red ants, is more likely to cause an allergic reaction, and reactions can be severe. If you have an allergic reaction, it can be life-threatening, so it is important to seek medical help right away.

loss first symptom They may include swelling of the lips, tongue, or throat, rashes, itching or hives, dizziness, fainting, stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and difficulty breathing.

airborne allergies

The most common allergy triggers are small particles found in the air, When these particles are inhaled, they can cause inflammation and swelling of the nasal passages and the delicate tissues around the eyes. This, in turn, causes symptoms commonly associated with allergies, such as itching, watery eyes, congestion, runny nose and sneezing.

loss Common airborne allergies include Basically dust mites, mold, animal dander and pollen.

skin allergy

Skin allergies are more common in people with sensitive skin and skin conditions such as eczema. chemicals in products As for skin care, detergents and soaps can trigger an allergic reaction, as well as exposure to certain plants.

loss Symptoms may include hives, swelling, rash, and the formation of dry, itchy patches.

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