Allergies May Cause Other Problems
Allergies often occur along with other problems, such as:
- Inflammation of sinuses (sinusitis).
- Ear problems (otitis media with effusion), especially in young
- Upper respiratory infections. Children have a higher
incidence of upper respiratory infections, which make allergy symptoms
- Wheezing, chest tightness, and coughing from
- Sleep disturbances from a
stuffy nose that requires mouth breathing.
- Nosebleeds from allergy
symptoms or allergy medicines.
- Skin infections from scratching
- Not being able to take needed medicine because an
allergy to the medicine has developed.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine|
|Last Revised||April 29, 2011|