What is an allergy?
The doctors at FPA can also help you and your family with any allergy problems.
What are common symptoms of allergies?
- Hay fever
- Itchy, watery eyes
- Itchy, runny nose
- Hives (a rash with raised red patches)
- Feeling tired or ill
If you are allergic to insect stings, you may have local swelling, redness, or pain.
Your symptoms can range from mild to severe. A life-threatening allergic reaction is called anaphylaxis. This is the most severe allergic reaction someone can have and requires immediate attention. If you are having anaphylaxis, you may have one or more of the following:
- Hives and itching all over the body
- Hoarseness or tightness in the throat
- Wheezing or shortness of breath
- Tingling in the hands, feet, lips, or scalp
What can someone be allergic to?
- Foods, such as peanuts or wheat
- Animal dander
- Latex rubber
- Vaccines and medications, such as penicillin
- Plants, such as Poison Ivy
- Bee stings
What can influence an allergy to develop?
- Your heredity
- Your environment
How do I find out if I have allergies?
How are allergies treated?
You may ask your doctor for more information regarding allergies , or visit a website such as www.MedicineNet.com.
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Massillon, OH 44646
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