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  1. Allergic Reaction - Topic Overview

    Allergies are an overreaction of the body's natural defense system that helps fight infections (immune system).

  2. Topic Overview

    Hay fever symptoms include itchy,watering eyes; sneezing; runny,stuffy,or itchy nose; headache; and fatigue. The following home treatment measures may help relieve your symptoms: Take an antihistamine,such as Benadryl or Chlor-Trimeton,to reduce symptoms of itchy,watery eyes,sneezing,or runny,itchy nose. Be sure to read and follow any warnings on the label. Don't give antihistamines ...

  3. Allergic Reaction - Preparing For Your Appointment

    A list of questions that will help your health care professional diagnose and treat an Allergic Reaction.

  4. Topic Overview

    If you have used an epinephrine shot to treat an allergic reaction or have been accidentally stuck with an epinephrine shot,call your doctor. You may need more medical care. An accidental stick in the hands or feet may stop blood flow to these areas. Keeping everything you need together in one place (allergy kit) can help you deal with a severe allergic reaction ( anaphylaxis ). Your allergy ...

  5. Allergic Reaction - Health Tools

    Use these allergic reaction health tools to help make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.

  6. How Medications Work to Relieve Seasonal Allergies

    From antihistamines and decongestants to steroids and leukotriene modifiers, see what allergy medications your doctor may recommend to treat seasonal allergies.

  7. Food Allergies: Suspect, Test, Avoid

    These food allergy guidelines stress smart testing and smart eating.

  8. Tips for Fighting Spring Allergies

    Helpful tips for the Spring allergy season are provided by WebMD.

  9. Tips for Fighting Winter Allergies

    Helpful tips for surviving the winter allergy season. Allergy triggers may lurk where you least expect.

  10. Can Nasal Steroids Ease Allergy Symptoms?

    Inhaled nasal steroids may help ease your allergy symptoms and nasal congestion. Here’s information about inhaled nasal steroids from the experts at WebMD.

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