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Allergic conjunctivitis

Allergic conjunctivitis

Inflammation of the conjunctiva caused by immune reactions in response to the body’s contact with the allergen. Reasons One of the main causes of allergic conjunctivitis is hypersensitivity to environmental factors. Due to their location and the anatomical structure of the eye, more than other organs are subject to interaction with allergens. The disease can be caused by domestic, vegetable, drug, chemical allergens, which are contained in the ambient air. Sometimes the development of the disease can occur against the…

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Blood test for allergens

Blood test for allergens

There are various types of laboratory tests, the ones that help determine whether a person has an allergic reaction and, if identified, what the degree of its severity is.  What are they for?  in humans – a reaction of immunity, which occurs when in contact with a substance that causes increased sensitivity. Every allergic person has an individual reaction to their allergen. Usually, when this substance enters the gastrointestinal tract or on the surface of the skin, or on the…

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Allergy to fungi

Allergy to fungi

Allergy to fungi – allergic reactions of an immediate-type allergic reaction and delayed-type hypersensitivity, which develop with fungal infections when the saprophytic fungi are in the body. Etiology and pathogenesis Infection occurs when in the zone of spread of fungi, through professional contact in agriculture, production of antibiotics, and during communicatioin with sick people and animals. Parasitization requires a number of favorable conditions: structural features of the skin and sweating, dysfunction of the endocrine glands, hypovitaminosis, long-term antibiotictherapy, which alters…

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Food allergies

Food allergies

Food allergy is various clinical manifestations of allergy associated with eating. Etiology  The etiological factor of food allergies is food containing proteins, polysaccharides, low mol. substances acting as haptens (food allergens). There are common food allergies to milk, eggs, fish, meat and products from these products (cheeses, butter, noodles, creams, etc.), vaccines against influenza, tick-borne encephalitis grown on chicken embryo allantois, as well as tomatoes , strawberries,  raspberries, melons, garlic, beans, honey, nuts, chocolate, spices, citrus. Food allergy to meat,…

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Allergic rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis In clinical terminology, it is one of the most common forms of the cold, which is equal in both adults and children. A distinctive feature of this pathology is its ability to skillfully mask for an ordinary cold. Allergic rhinitis is a disease characterized by paroxysmal rhinorrhea, sneezing, nasal obstruction, itching in the nose and eyes, headache and observed at any age. Classification There is no final classification of this disease. Some authors subdivide it for etiology and…

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Let’s live without allergies!

Let’s live without allergies!

Everyone has an allergy to everything! Everywhere you look, everyone does something, but cannot stand it: food, boss, annoying neighbors, but, in fact, life in most of its manifestations.  The word allergy has become a household name, but it is easy to use it in everyday life only by those who have not experienced the hardships of this disease. Since, the categorical rejection of an organism by one or another factor not only complicates existence, but also is the most…

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A cough. Causes, types, diagnostics and treatment of a cough

A cough. Causes, types, diagnostics and treatment of a cough

A cough is one of the main defenders of the body from the negative impact on it of an aggressive environment: allergens, food remnants, as well as pathogens that want to enter the body. In fact, a cough is an effective way of cleaning the respiratory tract from various adverse factors, so if a person manifests this disease, then it is necessary to fight, first of all, with its cause.  Causes  Most often, the causes are various infections, which is…

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