Allergies

Latex Allergy

Definition A latex allergy is a hypersensitivity reaction to natural rubber latex found in a variety of household, work-related and medical items. Latex is a commonly occurring substance in modern life and particularly in the health care industry. Exposure to latex is therefore often unavoidable. While it does not cause >> Read More ...

Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis – Lung Allergy to Inhaled Dust

Pneumonitis is the term for inflammation of the lungs, involving the respiratory and often the terminal bronchioles as well. This may arise as a result of trauma (chemical/physical), allergic reactions, airborne particles and drugs. It is often confused with pneumonia – pneumonitis is a broad term that includes lung >> Read More ...

Antihistamine Side Effects, Actions, Allergies, Motion, Sleeping

What are antihistamines? Antihistamines are those drugs that block the H1 histamine receptors and not the other histamine receptors like H2, H3 and H4. It is also known as a H1-receptor blocker. These drugs act by block the histamine-induced responses in allergic reactions. It is the most widely used allergy medicine for >> Read More ...
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