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

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