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Allergies

Learn about allergies

If you are like a lot of people, you are allergic to something. For most people, allergies mean itchy eyes and a drippy nose. But for a few people, allergies to things like bee stings or nuts cause a whole-body reaction that can be life-threatening. Whether your allergies are dangerous or just annoying, the information in our Learning Center can help you cope.

Get started learning more about allergies in topics such as:

  • Allergic Rhinitis.
  • Food Allergies.
  • Allergies: Avoiding Indoor Triggers.
  • Allergies: Should I Take Shots for Insect Sting Allergies?
  • Drug Allergies.
Health Topics
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Reaction to Tattoo Dye
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis: Common Triggers
  • Allergies to Insect Stings
  • Allergies: Rush Immunotherapy
  • Allergy Shots for Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergy to Natural Rubber (Latex)
  • Antihistamines
  • Asthma: Controlling Cockroaches
  • Bedbugs
  • Care of an Insect Sting
  • Common Stinging or Biting Insects or Spiders
  • Controlling Dust, Dust Mites, and Other Allergens in Your Home
  • Controlling Indoor Mold
  • Controlling Pet Allergens
  • Drug Allergies
  • Food Allergies
  • Hay Fever and Other Seasonal Allergies
  • Immunotherapy for Allergies to Insect Stings
  • Insect Bites and Stings and Spider Bites
  • Jellyfish Stings: Allergic Reaction
  • Nonpoisonous Spider Bites
  • Omalizumab for Asthma
  • Over-the-Counter Medicines for Allergies
  • Peanut Allergy
  • Penicillin Allergy
  • Phototherapy for Atopic Dermatitis
  • Poison Ivy, Oak, or Sumac
  • Preventing Bee Stings
  • Preventing Insect Stings
  • Preventing Spider Bites
  • Tips for Reducing Indoor Pollutants in Your Home
  • Types of Allergic Rhinitis
  • Understanding Virtual Care (Telemedicine)
Medical Tests
  • Allergy Tests
Make a Wise Decision
  • Allergies: Should I Take Allergy Shots?
  • Allergies: Should I Take Shots for Insect Sting Allergies?
Take Action
  • Allergies in Children: Giving an Epinephrine Shot to a Child
  • Allergies: Avoiding Indoor Triggers
  • Allergies: Avoiding Outdoor Triggers
  • Allergies: Giving Yourself an Epinephrine Shot

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