Allergy Symptoms Checker – Symptoms Of Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening condition which is usually triggered by a severe, total-body allergic reaction to certain foods [1]. It requires immediate medical treatment, including an injection of adrenaline (also called epinephrine) and a call to 999. Symptoms Symptoms of anaphylaxis include: Swollen throat or sensation of a lump in the throat, causing breathing difficulties …

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Allergy Symptoms Checker – Dizziness, light-headedness or fainting

Dizziness/Light-Headedness Dizziness or light-headedness is usually caused by a decrease in blood flow to the brain.  This occurs in response to the slowing of the heart rate or a drop in blood pressure (hypotension).  In extreme cases, this can lead to a sudden loss of consciousness, or fainting (syncope) [1]. Hypotension and slowing of the …

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Allergy Symptoms Checker – Swelling Of Tongue, Face and Other Body Parts

Swelling And Angioedema Explained Swelling of the tongue, face or other parts of the body – also called angioedema, which refers to swelling beneath the skin’s surface layer or below the mucous membranes.  It is caused by blood leaking out of small blood vessels such as veins, deep within the tissues of the body [1]. …

Allergy Symptoms Checker – Abdominal Pain, Bloating, Diarrhoea, Constipation

Abdominal And Stomach Pain Abdominal, or stomach pain can present in a variety of ways and areas of the entire stomach area. The abdomen contains lots of different organs along with the stomach, including the liver, pancreas, bladder and intestines. In women, it also contains the female reproductive system. Unfortunately, problems can develop in any …

Allergy Symptoms Checker – Wheezing And Breathing

Wheezing And Other Breathing Difficulties: Breathing difficulties can range in severity from simple nasal congestion to pronounced wheezing, and are always worth recording, no matter how mild they may be. Allergy tracking apps such as AlliApp are particularly useful for this, especially if they are also used to document all your meals. Wheezing Wheezing is …

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Allergy Symptoms Checker – Skin Irritation: Eczema and Hives

During National Eczema Awareness week (17th September to 25th September 2018) it seems appropriate for Dr Nicky Marshall, PhD, MBPsS, to begin sharing information on the Six Main Symptoms of Food Allergy and begin with eczema and hives.   What is the difference between hives and eczema? Eczema and hives are both conditions that can …