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What is perioral dermatitis and how is it treated?
Perioral dermatitis is a rash that affects the skin around the mouth. The cause is unknown, but research suggests that it is a reaction to the misuse of topical corticosteroids. Other triggers may include hormonal changes and allergic reactions. Learn more about perioral dermatitis and how to prevent and treat it here. (Medical News Today)

Everything you need to know about allergic eczema
Allergic eczema, or contact dermatitis, is a skin condition that occurs when a person’s skin comes into contact with an allergen. It causes a dry, red, itchy rash. In this article, learn about the triggers, treatment, prevention, and when to see a doctor. We also provide information on other types of eczema. (Medical News Today)

What to know about glossitis
Glossitis is a condition where the tongue becomes inflamed and swollen. A range of factors, including allergies, anemia, and vitamin B12 deficiencies can lead to glossitis. The best treatment will depend on the underlying cause. Read on for more information about the symptoms, causes, and treatment for glossitis. (Medical News Today)

What to know about bee sting allergies
For people with a bee sting allergy, the summer months can be a scary time. People who have never been stung may have an allergy without knowing it. Allergic reactions to bee stings can range from mild to life-threatening. In this article, learn how to identify a bee sting allergy, along with symptoms and treatments. (Medical News Today)

Am I allergic to saponin?
Quinoa is often called a superfood because of its high protein content, and it is popular with vegetarians and vegans. After eating quinoa, people may experience symptoms such as coughing and stomach cramping, which can indicate an allergy. Here, learn about this allergy and foods that can replace quinoa in the diet. (Medical News Today)

The link between hay fever, anxiety, and depression
In a recent review, researchers identify important links between hay fever and an increased risk of anxiety and depression in adolescents. (Medical News Today)

Can carrots cause allergies?
When a person has a carrot allergy, contact with the vegetable can lead to itchiness and swelling in and around the mouth. An allergic reaction to carrots can also cause a scratchy feeling in the throat and some more severe problems. Here, learn to identify and manage a carrot allergy, and when to see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

What causes diarrhea in the middle of the night?
When diarrhea occurs during the night, this is called nocturnal diarrhea. Foods, allergies, periods of excessive stress, and several bowel conditions can cause it. Other symptoms may include pain, cramping, nausea, and fever. Here, learn more about nocturnal diarrhea and the many methods of treatment and prevention. (Medical News Today)

What causes tongue bumps?
Tongue bumps are common, and there are many possible causes, including injuries, allergies, and infections. Although tongue bumps can feel strange, they are usually harmless and should not cause concern. Here, we look at the causes and symptoms of tongue bumps, as well as when to see a doctor and treatment options. (Medical News Today)

What to know about nightshade allergies
Nightshade species include potatoes, eggplant, and peppers. Nightshade allergies are rare but can be severe. A person can have an allergy or an intolerance to nightshade, which will cause different symptoms. This article looks at the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of nightshade allergies and intolerances. (Medical News Today)

Is honey good for asthma?
Honey is a common home remedy for sore throats and coughing. It is known to have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. In this article, we find out whether it can also help to treat asthma symptoms, after exploring a range of scientific studies and research. We also describe risks and other treatments. (Medical News Today)

Why does skin peel between the toes?
Skin between the toes can peel for a range of reasons. It can be caused by a fungus, bacteria, or an allergy. Conditions include athlete's foot, trench foot, and contact dermatitis. Treatment might involve applying creams or taking antibiotics. Learn more about skin peeling between the toes, and how to prevent it. (Medical News Today)

What does it mean when your eyes are glassy?
When a person is tired, their eyes can become glassy or cloudy. In other cases, glassiness in one or both eyes can signal an underlying medical condition. Some, like conjunctivitis, require treatment and can be severe. In this article, learn why eyes become glassy, how the symptom is treated, and ways to prevent it. (Medical News Today)

What are the symptoms of citrus allergy?
Among the rarest allergies is a reaction to citrus fruits. Symptoms, which include tingling, redness, and swelling, tend to affect areas that have come into contact with fruit or juice, and some people have airborne allergies. We describe the range of treatments. Learn to prevent and manage citrus allergies here. (Medical News Today)

What causes burning eyes?
Burning eyes is stinging or irritation of the eyes. They can be uncomfortable and concerning. Treatment depends upon identifying the underlying cause. Common causes include dry eyes, allergies, and sun exposure. Here, we look at the different causes of burning eyes and how to treat them, including home remedies. (Medical News Today)

What causes itchy fingers?
There are many reasons for itchy fingers, including allergic reactions and skin conditions. Depending on the cause, the itchiness may appear alongside redness, scaly skin, or small blisters. A person can treat itching fingers with various creams or tablets. Learn more about causes and getting rid of itchiness here. (Medical News Today)

Can you have a garlic allergy?
A garlic allergy is rare, but it is possible. In this article, we look at the symptoms of a true allergy, which include sneezing, dizziness, and in severe cases, anaphylaxis. We also describe the milder symptoms of a garlic intolerance. Learn when to see a doctor for allergy testing. (Medical News Today)

Why does eating give me a runny nose?
A person may feel that their nose gets runny whenever they eat certain foods, such as hot or spicy meals. Some people find that this happens no matter what they eat. In this article, find out more about what causes a person’s nose to run after eating, how this is related to allergies, and how to treat the symptoms. (Medical News Today)

Common allergic conditions linked to mental health
Although allergies might seem a world away from mental health, a new study finds that common allergic conditions increase the risk of psychiatric problems. (Medical News Today)

How long are you contagious with pink eye?
Pink eye is a relatively common eye condition. There are many potential causes, but one of the most significant problems is how not to spread the condition to others. There are different types of pink eye, which can change the length of contagiousness. Knowing the signs can help a person avoid infecting anybody else. (Medical News Today)

Are RAST or skin tests better for allergies?
A doctor may use a number of tests to check whether someone is allergic to certain substances. These include skin tests and blood tests. Blood tests include RAST and ELISA tests. Learn more about the procedure and results of RAST tests, and how this allergy diagnosis test compares with skin tests. (Medical News Today)

Can allergies cause a fever?
Many symptoms of an allergy, cold, and flu are similar, including a runny nose and sneezing. However, these conditions affect the body differently, and allergies should not cause flu-like symptoms such as fever or body aches. Learn more about the differences between these conditions and how to identify allergies here. (Medical News Today)

How do you treat an allergic reaction?
Allergic reactions are numerous and varied, and the best treatments depend on the specific symptoms, such as rashes or sinus problems, and their severity. Allergies can be treated at home with antihistamines, steroids, and some natural remedies. Severe cases, such as anaphylaxis, need emergency medical attention. (Medical News Today)

Peanut allergies may soon be treated with a vaccine
After 2 decades of research, scientists have now developed an anti-allergic vaccine, which they have just successfully tested in mice. (Medical News Today)

Ragweed allergy: What it is and foods to avoid
Ragweed allergies are common but can cause bothersome symptoms, including coughing, sneezing, watery eyes, and a runny nose. In this article, learn about how to prevent symptoms and what foods to avoid. We also look at where and when ragweed grows, treatment options, and how allergy testing works. (Medical News Today)

Many With Severe Allergies Don't Carry an EpiPen: Study
Title: Many With Severe Allergies Don't Carry an EpiPen: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 6/21/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/22/2018 (Medicine Net)

Anaphylaxis
Title: Anaphylaxis
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 4/15/2000 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/21/2018 (Medicine Net)

Health Tip: Create a Food Allergy Plan
Title: Health Tip: Create a Food Allergy Plan
Category: Health News
Created: 6/20/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/20/2018 (Medicine Net)

Spring Cleaning Tips for a Healthier Home
Title: Spring Cleaning Tips for a Healthier Home
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 4/5/2006 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 (Medicine Net)

Sesame Seed Allergy: A Growing Problem?
Title: Sesame Seed Allergy: A Growing Problem?
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 8/11/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 (Medicine Net)

Questions To Ask Your Doctor - Allergy
Title: Questions To Ask Your Doctor - Allergy
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 11/30/2000 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 (Medicine Net)

Poison Ivy - Potion Protection
Title: Poison Ivy - Potion Protection
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 (Medicine Net)

Food Allergies vs. Food Intolerance
Title: Food Allergies vs. Food Intolerance
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 2/11/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 (Medicine Net)

Claritin Cleared of Birth Defect Hypospadias
Title: Claritin Cleared of Birth Defect Hypospadias
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 3/19/2004 1:59:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 (Medicine Net)

Allergies: Don't Sneeze at Allergy Relief
Title: Allergies: Don't Sneeze at Allergy Relief
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 3/22/2004 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 (Medicine Net)

Air Pollution and Allergies: A Connection?
Title: Air Pollution and Allergies: A Connection?
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 5/1/2001 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 (Medicine Net)

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