Three new studies shed fresh light on penicillin allergy, pointing out that many people who have been allergic in their childhood may no longer be so.
Allergies can cause vertigo, but this is rare. In this article, we look at how dizziness, vertigo, and allergies are linked, and whether or not treating allergy symptoms can help resolve vertigo.
A new study finds a link between different forms of allergies and either anxiety or depression. Future research, however, must verify these associations.
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a brand-name, over-the-counter product that's typically used to relieve symptoms of hay fever (seasonal allergies), other allergies, and the common cold. It's also used to relieve itchy skin due to insect bites, hives, and other causes. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more.
Allergies can cause cold-like symptoms, so it can sometimes be difficult to tell whether a sore throat is due to an allergy or a common cold or the flu. Learn how to tell the difference here. We also cover treatment and prevention.
Many of the so-called inactive ingredients present in medications could have the potential to cause allergic reactions in some people.
Alcohol has many effects, sometimes leading to symptoms that resemble allergies. This may be a sign of an alcohol allergy or intolerance. Alcohol may also worsen existing allergies. Learn more alcohol allergies, and alcohol's effects on existing allergies, here.
A person with a polyester allergy may experience irritation, redness, and other symptoms when their skin comes into direct contact with polyester. The best way to treat this allergy is to avoid all fabrics containing polyester. Learn more here.
Black mold exposure is no more harmful than exposure to other forms of mold, but it may lead to health issues for certain people. Learn more here.
Cromolyn sodium is a widely available medication for preventing and treating nasal allergies, such as hay fever and pet or dust allergies. It comes as a nasal solution and works by preventing the release of histamines in the nose. Learn more here.