What are you allergic to?


Some of the common items that are allergic to are:

o Food

or insect bites / stings

o Medication

o Airborne particles

o Chemicals


Food allergies are more common in children and young children and may disappear as the child gets older. The reaction to certain foods can be with some mild and more chronic symptoms and other be quick and severe symptoms.

Often allergies food allergies is a rash, nasal congestion or diarrhea. The most common foods that cause allergic reactions are milk, eggs, wheat, soy, peanuts and seafood. Peanut and seafood allergies can be very serious.

insect bites / Stings

Many people have allergic to the venom injected by an insect bite or sting. Minor inconveniences are usually some redness and swelling around the bite area. Some reactions can be cut, however, and can cause anaphylaxis in those who are severely allergic to stings. Call an ambulance immediately if anaphylaxis.


It’s pretty common for people to have allergic to any medicines to common drugs that cause allergic reactions be antibiotics. With allergic drugs you can also have minor reactions such as rashes, but can also have a severe reaction. It is important when you start a new medication to watch out for allergies. It is also important if you know you are allergic to drugs to inform a physician or a doctor who can treat you.

Airborne Particles

Environmental allergens are one of the most common allergens and they can include dust mites, mold sports, animal dander and pollen. Pollen allergies are usually open but others are year-round allergies. Signs of an allergic airborne particles are usually runny nose, itchy eyes, sneezing, blocked sinuses and sore throat.


Some people may be allergic to certain chemicals in cosmetics and detergents. The reaction to these allergens is usually a rash, hives or eczema. Household cleaners and pesticides can also cause allergic reactions in some people.

If you are allergic to any material best for you to do is to avoid the subject. Many materials can be very difficult to prevent, but you have to do the best you can.

Allergies such as severe reactions to bee stings may need to carry with you antibodies to if you get stuck.

For dust mite allergies you need to clean frequently and vacuum space often.

You may be able to build up resistance to some allergies, but you need to visit allergy specialist to help you with this.

Basically though, if you are allergic to it first thing you need to do is find the source of allergies and then take steps to deal with it. Scientists are making new discoveries all the time and hopefully one day soon they will have a much better treatment of allergies and you never know, maybe they will be able to eliminate them all one day.