Do you know the different types of allergies? These include food, insect, skin, dust, pet, mold, latex, eye, pollution, and pollen just to name the most common ones.
The symptoms of seasonal allergies include:
- Itchy and/or watery eyes
- runny nose
- shortness of breath
- sinus congestion and drainage
- itchy throat
- sore throat
- mildly swollen tonsils
These symptoms are not exclusive to allergies and could be a response to rhinovirus (common cold), Flu, bacterial strep throat, or viral pharyngitis. See your physician for proper diagnosis if you have any or all of these symptoms. See the informational page on this website called Health Facts About Flu for more information on flu symptoms and treatment.
Food allergies have a very distinct set of symptoms but the most important symptoms are those that can be considered anaphylaxis, a rare, but severe reaction that can be fatal. Here is some information about food allergies: