Are you suffering from continuous sneezing, itchy eyes: watering and red, runny and blocked nose, short of breath? Then you probably have an allergy. Symptoms vary and thus it might also include swelling, rash, and itching on skin. Now allergy might occur from anything, specifically it is hard to say what you’re allergic to especially if it’s from plants or pollens of a flower. Although in a few cases, allergies that occur from specific food can be detected and as a result necessary precautions can be taken.
Now instead of rambling pages after pages about the sources of its occurrence, we keep it short by providing a list of some common type of allergens:
- Animal products: These include pet dander, dust mite waste, and cockroaches.
- Drugs: Penicillin and Sulfa drugs are common triggers.
- Foods: Wheat, nuts, milk, shellfish or any sea-food and egg allergies are common. Allergies from food trigger swelling, hives, nausea, fatigue, and more.
- Insect stings: These include bees, wasps, and mosquitoes.
- Mold: Airborne fungal spores from molds can trigger a reaction.
- Plants: Pollens from grass, weeds, and trees, as well as resin from plants such as poison ivy and poison oak, are very common plant allergens.
- Other allergens: Latex, often found in latex gloves and condoms, and metals like nickel are also common allergens.
Allergies have a genetic component. This means parents can pass them down to their children. However, only a general susceptibility to allergic reaction is genetic. Specific allergies aren’t passed down. Everyone’s signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction are different.
The symptoms you experience because of allergies are the result of several factors. For example, seasonal allergies can mimic those of cold. They include congestion, runny nose, and swollen eyes whereas severe allergies can cause anaphylaxis. This is a life-threatening emergency that can lead to breathing difficulties, light-headedness, and loss of consciousness.
Rashes are one of the most common symptoms of a skin allergy. But there are other types as well which might get triggered from your skin coming into direct contact with an allergen.
- Eczema: Patches of skin become inflamed and can itch and bleed.
- Contact dermatitis: Red, itchy patches of skin develop almost immediately after contact with an allergen.
- Sore throat: Pharynx is irritated or inflamed.
- Hives: Red, itchy, and raised welts of various sizes and shapes develop on the surface of the skin.
- Swollen eyes: Eyes may be watery or itchy and look “puffy.”
- Itching: There’s irritation or inflammation in the skin.
- Burning: Skin inflammation leads to discomfort and stinging sensations on the skin.
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