Types of Allergies
Allergies, including allergic rhinitis, affect an estimated 40 million to 50 million people in the United States. Some allergies may interfere with day-to-day activities or lessen the quality of life.
Allergies exist in many different forms.
Find out more about the allergy you suffer from:
- Food Allergy
Food allergies are estimated to affect 4 to 6 percent of children and 4 percent of adults.
- Skin Allergy
Learn about allergic skin reactions and what causes them.
- Dust Allergy
People who have dust allergies are familiar with sneezing—but sneezing isn’t the only uncomfortable symptom.
- Insect Sting Allergy
Stings from five insects – honeybees, hornets, wasps, yellow jackets and fire ants – are known to cause allergic reactions to the venom injected into the skin.
- Pet Allergy
Pet allergies can contribute to constant allergy symptoms, such as causing your eyes to water, or causing you to start sneezing.
- Eye Allergy
Learn about eye allergies, a condition that affects millions of Americans.
- Drug Allergies
If you develop a rash, hives or difficulty breathing after taking certain medications, you may have a drug allergy.
- Allergic Rhinitis
If you sneeze a lot, if your nose is often runny or stuffy, or if your eyes, mouth or skin often feels itchy, you may have allergic rhinitis.
- Latex Allergy
Allergic reactions to latex may be serious and can very rarely be fatal. If you have latex allergy you should limit or avoid future exposure to latex products.
- Mold Allergy
Molds live everywhere—on logs and on fallen leaves, and in moist places like bathrooms and kitchens.
- Sinus Infection
Sinus infection is a major health problem. It afflicts 31 million people in the United States.
- Cockroach Allergy
Some people develop allergy symptoms when they are around cockroaches.
Source – acaai.org