Allergies (general) are a very common condition around the world.
The general symptoms of generalized allergies are:
Most allergies are considered seasonal and are the result of exposure to seasonal items, such as:
The symptoms a person experiences greatly depends on the allergen and how severe their personal histamine reaction is. The reaction could be mild, moderate, or severe.
Mild allergic reactions are usually localized. In general, they do not spread to any other part of the body.
A moderate reaction is usually worse than a mild one. The symptoms from a moderate reaction can spread to other parts of the body, but are not life threatening. The symptoms may include:
A severe allergic reaction is rare. Usually, one of the symptoms of this condition is anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening emergency. The reaction is almost always sudden or occurs within minutes of coming into contact with an allergen and can quickly become more serious. Symptoms of a severe allergic reaction include:
The treatment used for allergies will greatly depend on the type of allergy you have and the severity of your allergy. Before your doctor recommends a course of treatment, they will most likely order an allergy test. This involves using a labeled grid to make a small scratch on your back to determine everything you are allergic to and how severe your reaction to the irritant is.