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Latex allergy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/latex-allergy/symptoms-causes/syc-20374287

May 29th, 2019 - Overview Latex allergy is a reaction to certain proteins found in natural rubber latex, a product made from the rubber tree. If you have a latex allergy, your body mistakes latex for a harmful substance. Latex allergy may cause itchy skin and hives or even anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening condition that can cause throat swelling and severe difficulty breathing. Your doctor can determ...

Latex allergy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/latex-allergy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20374291

May 29th, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosis is sometimes a challenge. Your doctor will examine your skin and ask questions about your symptoms and medical history. Tell your doctor about your reactions to latex and if you've had any other allergy signs and symptoms. Your doctor will also ask questions to rule out other reasons for your symptoms. A skin test can help determine if your skin reacts to the latex protein. ...

Pet allergy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pet-allergy/symptoms-causes/syc-20352192

May 13th, 2019 - Overview Pet allergy is an allergic reaction to proteins found in an animal's skin cells, saliva or urine. Signs of pet allergy include those common to hay fever, such as sneezing and runny nose. Some people may also experience signs of asthma, such as wheezing and difficulty breathing. Most often, pet allergy is triggered by exposure to the dead flakes of skin (dander) a pet sheds. Any animal ...

Nickel allergy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nickel-allergy/symptoms-causes/syc-20351529

May 9th, 2019 - Overview Nickel allergy is a common cause of allergic contact dermatitis — an itchy rash that appears where your skin touches a usually harmless substance. Nickel allergy is often associated with earrings and other jewelry. But nickel can be found in many everyday items, such as coins, zippers, cellphones and eyeglass frames. It may take repeated or prolonged exposure to items containing nickel...

Dust mite allergy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dust-mites/symptoms-causes/syc-20352173

May 6th, 2019 - Overview Dust mite allergy is an allergic reaction to tiny bugs that commonly live in house dust. Signs of dust mite allergy include those common to hay fever, such as sneezing and runny nose. Many people with dust mite allergy also experience signs of asthma, such as wheezing and difficulty breathing. Dust mites, close relatives of ticks and spiders, are too small to see without a microscope. ...

Egg allergy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/egg-allergy/symptoms-causes/syc-20372115

May 6th, 2019 - Overview Eggs are one of the most common allergy-causing foods for children. Egg allergy symptoms usually occur a few minutes to a few hours after eating eggs or foods containing eggs. Signs and symptoms range from mild to severe and can include skin rashes, hives, nasal congestion, and vomiting or other digestive problems. Rarely, egg allergy can cause anaphylaxis — a life-threatening reaction...

Mold allergy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mold-allergy/symptoms-causes/syc-20351519

Apr 2nd, 2019 - Overview If you have a mold allergy, your immune system overreacts when you breathe in mold spores. A mold allergy can make you cough, make your eyes itch and cause other symptoms that make you miserable. In some people, mold allergy is linked to asthma and exposure causes restricted breathing and other airway symptoms. If you have a mold allergy, the best defense is to reduce your exposure to ...

Childhood asthma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/childhood-asthma/symptoms-causes/syc-20351507

Mar 19th, 2019 - Overview In childhood asthma, the lungs and airways become easily inflamed when exposed to certain triggers, such as inhaling pollen or catching a cold or other respiratory infection. Childhood asthma can cause bothersome daily symptoms that interfere with play, sports, school and sleep. In some children, unmanaged asthma can cause dangerous asthma attacks. Childhood asthma isn't a different di...

Childhood asthma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/childhood-asthma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351513

Mar 19th, 2019 - Diagnosis Asthma can be hard to diagnose. Your child's doctor will consider the symptoms and their frequency and your child's medical history. Your child might need tests to rule out other conditions and to identify the most likely cause of the symptoms. A number of childhood conditions can have symptoms similar to those caused by asthma. To complicate the issue further, these conditions also c...

Hay fever - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hay-fever/symptoms-causes/syc-20373039

Mar 18th, 2019 - Overview Hay fever, also called allergic rhinitis, causes cold-like signs and symptoms, such as a runny nose, itchy eyes, congestion, sneezing and sinus pressure. But unlike a cold, hay fever isn't caused by a virus. Hay fever is caused by an allergic response to outdoor or indoor allergens, such as pollen, dust mites, or tiny flecks of skin and saliva shed by cats, dogs, and other animals with...

Nonallergic rhinitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nonallergic-rhinitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20351229

Jan 22nd, 2019 - Overview Nonallergic rhinitis involves chronic sneezing or a congested, drippy nose with no apparent cause. The symptoms of nonallergic rhinitis are similar to those of hay fever (allergic rhinitis), but none of the usual evidence of an allergic reaction is present. Nonallergic rhinitis can affect children and adults, but it's more common after age 20. Triggers of nonallergic rhinitis symptoms ...

Selective IgA deficiency - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/selective-iga-deficiency/symptoms-causes/syc-20362236

Dec 20th, 2018 - Overview Selective IgA deficiency is an immune system condition in which you lack or don't have enough immunoglobulin A (IgA), a protein that fights infection (antibody). Most people with selective IgA deficiency don't have recurrent infections. However, some people who have IgA deficiency experience pneumonia, ear infections, sinus infections, allergies, asthma and diarrhea. Autoimmune disease...

Systemic mastocytosis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/systemic-mastocytosis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352862

Dec 20th, 2018 - Systemic mastocytosis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors from several medical specialties work together to provide you with the best care possible. Your team may include specialists in allergic diseases, hematology, dermatology, gastroenterology, pediatrics, neurology, endocrinology and pathology. Although systemic mastocytosis is rare, Mayo Clinic doctors care f...

Systemic mastocytosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/systemic-mastocytosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20352859

Dec 20th, 2018 - Overview Systemic mastocytosis (mas-to-sy-TOE-sis) is a disorder that results in an excessive number of mast cells in your body. Mast cells normally help protect you from disease and aid in wound healing by releasing substances such as histamine and leukotrienes. But if you have systemic mastocytosis, excess mast cells generally build up in your skin, bone marrow, gastrointestinal tract and bon...

Selective IgA deficiency - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/selective-iga-deficiency/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20450490

Dec 20th, 2018 - Treatment Most people with selective IgA deficiency don't need treatment unless they have frequent infections. In some cases, treatment may include a long course of antibiotics to help prevent an infection from returning. By Mayo Clinic Staff Selective IgA deficiency care at Mayo Clinic Request an Appointment at Mayo Clinic Symptoms & causesDoctors & departments Dec. 21, 2018 Print Share on: Fa...

Systemic mastocytosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/systemic-mastocytosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20450478

Dec 20th, 2018 - Diagnosis Your doctor may diagnose systemic mastocytosis through blood or urine tests or imaging tests like X-rays, ultrasounds, and CT scans. You may need a test to collect a sample of bone marrow to study in a lab. These tests look for high levels of mast cells or the substances they release. Treatment Treatment for systemic mastocytosis may include medications like antihistamines, aspirin, a...

Systemic capillary leak syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/systemic-capillary-leak-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20449539

Dec 7th, 2018 - Treatment The cause of systemic capillary leak syndrome is unknown, and there's no known cure. Treatment during episodes aims to stabilize symptoms and prevent severe complications. The use of intravenous fluids must be monitored carefully. Monthly infusions of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) can help prevent future episodes. Preventive treatment with certain oral medications originally desig...

Peanut allergy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/peanut-allergy/symptoms-causes/syc-20376175

Nov 12th, 2018 - Overview Peanut allergy is one of the most common causes of severe allergy attacks. Peanut allergy symptoms can be life-threatening (anaphylaxis). For some people with peanut allergy, even tiny amounts of peanuts can cause a serious reaction. Peanut allergy has been increasing in children. Even if you or your child has had only a mild allergic reaction to peanuts, it's important to talk to your...

Exercise-induced asthma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/exercise-induced-asthma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372306

Oct 15th, 2018 - Diagnosis Spirometer Spirometer A spirometer is a diagnostic device that measures the amount of air you're able to breathe in and out and the time it takes you to exhale completely after you take a deep breath. In addition to asking questions about your symptoms, your doctor will conduct a medical exam. Doctors typically order tests to assess your lung function and rule out other conditions tha...

Exercise-induced asthma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/exercise-induced-asthma/symptoms-causes/syc-20372300

Oct 15th, 2018 - Overview Exercised-induced asthma is a narrowing of the airways in the lungs triggered by strenuous exercise. It causes shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing and other symptoms during or after exercise. The preferred term for this condition is exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (brong-koh-kun-STRIK-shun). This term is more accurate because the exercise induces narrowing of airways (bronchoc...