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    Antihistamines: Understanding Your OTC Options

    Over the counter antihistamines can be used to treat allergy symptoms. It’s important to know what they do and the…

  • A doctor wearing blue latex gloves

    Latex Allergy

    Natural rubber latex comes from a liquid in tropical rubber trees. The protein in this rubber can cause an allergic…

  • Woman in business clothes holding sinuses in pain


    Sinusitis is when the lining of your sinuses are inflamed. Due to the swelling, mucus that travels from your sinuses…

  • woman putting drops in her eye

    Allergic Conjunctivitis

    Allergic conjunctivitis occurs when you’re around things you’re allergic to. These allergens can make your eyes swollen, irritated, and…

  • allergy food

    Food Allergies

    A food allergy is an abnormal reaction by your immune system to a food. The reaction can be mild or…

  • A woman with hives on the backs of her legs


    Mastocytosis is the abnormal accumulation of mast cells, which protect the body from infection. It can cause rashes, nausea, diarrhea,…

  • close up image of a man's body suffering severe urticaria nettle rash.

    Exercise-induced Urticaria

    Exercise-induced urticaria is a condition that produces hives and other allergic symptoms, such as itching or swelling, during or after…

  • young woman blowing her nose


    Antihistamines are medicines that help alleviate allergy symptoms. You can take over-the-counter antihistamines, or your doctor may prescribe one.

  • a vacuum sucks up dust on a hardwood floor under a bed

    Dust Mites in the Home

    Dust mites are tiny bugs that may be in your pillows, mattresses, carpets, and furniture.

  • man with allergies outside blowing his nose, allergic to trees in background

    Allergic Rhinitis (Allergies)

    Allergic rhinitis is the medical term for hay fever or allergies.

  • sick man holding tissue looks at OTC decongestants in a pharmacy

    Decongestants: OTC Relief for Congestion

    Decongestants are medicines that relieve a congested nose. When you buy them without a prescription, they’re called over-the-counter (OTC)…

  • medicine in vials with syringe, ready for injection

    Allergy Shots: Could They Help Your Allergies?

    Allergy shots are part of the treatment plan for helping make your allergy symptoms less severe over time.

  • Woman injecting emergency medicine (EpiPen) into her leg


    Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening allergic reaction. Symptoms range from mild to severe, and immediate attention is necessary.