Allergies are very common. They occur when your immune system reacts to substances called allergens. Allergens are found in pets, dust mites, pollen, molds, insect, ticks foods and some medicines.
When you have allergies, your body will make an antibody that identifies a particular allergen as harmful. When this allergen comes in contact with your body, your immune system will react. It releases histamine causing irritating swelling and rashes.
Allergies may exist in different forms:
Causes of allergy
Common allergy triggers include:
Allergy signs and symptoms
Allergic reaction ranges from mild to severe. Symptoms include:
Insect sting allergy
Preventive measures of allergy
Preventive measures on allergic reaction depend on the type of allergy. General measures include knowing your trigger. Stay away from factors that may trigger your allergies. Take your medicines on time in case of allergy outburst.
Anti-allergy medicine includes:
Your doctor will test you whether you have allergies or not. If you have allergies your doctor will also recommend one or two of the following test.
Allergy treatment includes:
Cutisoft Cream (Hydrocortisone) is a topical medication used in various skin infections, skin allergies, asthma and multiple sclerosis. Cutisoft Cream can also treat hemorrhoid and swelling of the intestinal lining and steroidal hormone deficiency in the body. It is similar to the natural hormone produced in the body which affects many functions in the body.
Nasacort Aqua Nasal Spray (Triamcinolone Acetonide) is a treatment for allergic rhinitis. This is used to treat seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis. It has an ingredient that reduces the inflammation. It eliminates the symptoms such as stuffy nose, itching, and sneezing. There are different topical nasal steroids available in the market but this class of treatment is the most effective in treating allergy and non-allergic rhinitis.
Flixotide Discus (Fluticasone Propionate) is a prescribed medication. It is used for relieving asthma, year-round and seasonal allergies and non-allergic nasal symptoms such as itching, sneezing, and runny or stuffy nose. Flixotide discus can also help relieve the symptoms of eye allergy such as a watery and itchy eye.
Olopat (Olopatadine) is a prescription antihistamine that reduces the body’s chemical histamines. Olopat eye drops can treat the symptoms of allergic reactions such as itching, redness, burning and watering that is associated with the following:
Flixonase Nasal spray (Fluticasone Propionate) is used to prevent and treat the symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and nasal allergies that happen throughout the year (perennial allergic rhinitis). This medication works directly in the nose to relieve allergy symptoms.
Hisone (Hydrocortisone) is a topical medication used to treat allergies. This drug helps in treating asthma, sclerosis and some types of skin condition. It contains an ingredient that acts as a corticosteroid. It prevents body tissues from reacting to inflammation. Hisone serves as a treatment to relieve symptoms of itching, redness, and swelling. In general, it relieves inflammation in different parts of the body. It is designed to treat or prevent skin allergic reactions.
Flomist Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Propionate) is a topical treatment used to treat nasal symptoms. This treatment can relieve itching, sneezing, and runny nose. It contains an ingredient that prevents inflammation. Flomist nasal spray is a steroid drug that can reduce the chances of the allergy to occur. The ingredient works by blocking the growth of certain chemical in the body that causes swelling, redness, and allergies.
Montair (Montelukast Sodium) is an anti-allergy medication. It is indicated for the treatment of asthma and prophylaxis in adults and pediatric patients 12 months and above. Montair is a drug with many uses. It can treat the following conditions:
Furamist Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Furoate) is a corticosteroid drug. It’s a nasal spray used in treating symptoms of allergic rhinitis. The active ingredient is a synthetic glucocorticoid. It is also prescribed for the prevention of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This drug can prevent asthma but it is not intended in treating asthma. Furamist nasal spray reduces swelling reaction and certain types of diseases.
Cetcip-L (Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride) contains an active ingredient Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride. It belongs to the drug group known as Antihistamine. It can help relieve the symptoms associated with seasonal and year-round allergies. This medicine is used to relieve reddish itchy weal, dust or pet allergies, skin edema, hay fever, swelling in the skin, and other allergic symptoms. It works by blocking a natural substance that causes allergic rejection.