MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, DDVL
Dermatologist, Navi Mumbai
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Pollen powder produced by certain plants can cause allergy on skin.
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Pollen is a powder produced by certain plants that can trigger allergies. Throughout the year, pollen is released in the year and carried by the wind to other plants. This is how plants reproduce but the pollen travel via the same air that we breathe. People who are allergic to it can develop allergic symptoms.
Anaphylaxis is the basic reaction to a simple allergen.
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Anaphylaxis is often triggered by substances that are injected or ingested and thereby gain access into the bloodstream. An explosive reaction involving the skin, lungs, nose, throat and gastrointestinal tract can then result.
Which one of these is used to treat allergic reactions?
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The class of drugs used to treat allergic reactions is called antihistamines. Your body releases substances called histamines which attach to cells in the body causing them to swell and leak fluid. This results in common allergy symptoms such as itching, sneezing, runny nose and watery eyes.
What is pet dander?
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Pet dander is the proper term for microscopic particles of skin shed by pets such as cats, dogs, rodents, birds, and any other animal with fur or feathers. In some people who are allergic to pet dander, these tiny flecks of skin can cause allergic reactions. In addition, proteins found in saliva, urine, and feces from cats, dogs, and other pets may trigger allergic reactions in some people.
Allergy can cause conjunctivitis.
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People who have other types of allergies like hay fever, asthma or eczema, also develop conjunctivitis. It is the reaction to common allergens like pollen, animal dander, dust mites, medications, cosmetics and other allergy-provoking substances.