Allergies

Spring allergies or COVID-19? Here’s how to tell

With the boom in tree pollen marking the start of spring, fears of COVID-19 may resurface as so many allergy symptoms overlap with the early signs of a viral infection. “There are multiple overlapping symptoms that you see with COVID-19 and the common seasonal allergies,” said Dr. Alfred Iloreta, an assistant professor of otolaryngology at […]

Acute urticaria: symptoms, causes and treatment

Urticaria is the medical term for the skin condition commonly known as hives: red, itchy bumps or welts on the skin. Acute (short-term) urticaria is diagnosed when the hives have been present for less than six weeks. Learn more about acute urticaria, its symptoms, causes, treatment options, and more. chokja/Getty Images Symptoms The symptoms of […]

Heatwell Heater Reviews 2022 by US Customers?

Reviews of HeatWell Heater in USA Over time, heating costs have increased and the average person can literally go out of business. However, with the HeatWell Heater in the US, individuals can offer a device with all the functionality anyone would want in a heater and at a price that won’t break the bank. This […]

Can drinking onion water really cure you of a cold?

lIf you haven’t seen the onion water trend on TikTok yet, it’s only a matter of time. Across multiple posts, this trend has been viewed more than 200 million times. From accelerated recovery from respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), sinusitis, colds and coughs to helping improve asthma, gut health and blood pressure, there are a lot […]

Pollen in an abrasion; Shrimp plus dust mite shots

Photo: Getty Allergists have recently come across two strange causes of anaphylaxis. While both cases are different, in each case it involves a combination of factors that lead to the severe form of allergic reaction. In an unusual incident, a 19-year-old skateboarder experienced anaphylaxis after slipping on asphalt and suffering a nasty scrape. The pavement […]

Re-examining the role of antibodies in childhood allergies

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain According to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Science Translational medicine. Scientists examined stool samples from more than 500 babies across the country and found that the presence of immunoglobulin A, the most abundant antibody found in mucous membranes in the digestive tract, does not prevent peanut or egg allergies from […]

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