An allergy is the body’s reaction to a substance, like pet dander, mold, certain foods, vermin debris, some medications, or pollen. Antibodies mistakenly identify the protein in the allergen as an invading enemy and take defensive action. The reaction can be mild and temporary, or severe enough to need medications or even a trip to the emergency […]
Symptoms of Allergic Rhinitis
How Long Do Symptoms of Allergic Rhinitis Last?
If you or your child experience frequent sinus infections or persistent nasal symptoms (that may get worse during certain seasons, especially summertime and “hay fever season”) or if you have nasal polyps or asthma, you may have allergic rhinitis. One in five people in the United States have allergic rhinitis, also known as “hay fever,” […]