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What are symptoms of an allergy?

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That depends on how you’re exposed -- through the air, your skin, food, or through an insect sting.

If you’ve got a nasal allergy (one that's triggered by something you inhale), common symptoms include:

  • Itchy, watery eyes
  • Sneezing
  • Itchy, runny nose
  • Feeling tired or ill

SOURCES: 

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. 

National Institutes of Health. 

American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology.

Medline Plus: "Allergic Reactions."

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on March 6, 2020

SOURCES: 

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. 

National Institutes of Health. 

American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology.

Medline Plus: "Allergic Reactions."

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on March 6, 2020

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