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allergic

 [al-ler´jik]
pertaining to or having an allergy.
allergic reaction a local or general reaction characterized by altered reactivity of the animal body to an antigenic substance; see also allergy.

al·ler·gic

(ă-ler'jik),
Relating to any response stimulated by an allergen.

allergic

(ə-lûr′jĭk)
adj.
1. Of, characterized by, or caused by an allergy: an allergic reaction to airborne pollen.
2. Having an allergy: allergic children; highly allergic to penicillin.
3. Informal Having a dislike; averse: allergic to work.

allergic

[əlur′jik]
See also allergy.

allergic

adjective Pertaining to, caused or affected by an allergy. Cf Allergenic.

al·ler·gic

(ă-lĕr'jik)
Relating to any response stimulated by an allergen.

al·ler·gic

(ă-lĕr'jik)
Relating to any response stimulated by an allergen.

allergic

pertaining to or caused by allergy.

allergic alveolitis
allergic breakthrough
a theory which attributes temporary increases in clinical severity of atopy to influences, such as concurrent disease or hormonal variations, acting to inhibit the mechanisms which normally regulate production of IgE at low levels following sensitization.
allergic bronchitis
see bronchitis, feline bronchial asthma, pie syndrome.
allergic contact dermatitis
results from percutaneous sensitization to allergens, usually haptens, that form covalent bonds with epidermal proteins, and the development of a delayed (type IV) hypersensitivity. Lesions typically correspond in location to the area of contact between allergen and skin which in animals is often in relatively hairless areas unless the allergen is presented in liquid form.
allergic dermatitis
inflammation of the skin resulting from exposure to antigens to which the animal is hypersensitive. Usually involving immediate (type I) hypersensitivity but also commonly applied to reactions involving delayed (type IV) hypersensitivity. The specific skin reaction, lesions and pattern of disease produced depend on many factors including the type of allergen and immune mechanism, route of exposure and species differences. See also atopy, sweet itch, allergic contact dermatitis (above).
allergic encephalitis
see experimental allergic encephalomyelitis.
equine allergic dermatitis
an intensely itchy dermatitis along the back of horses caused by sensitivity to the bites of the sandfly Culicoides brevitarsus and possibly other insects. Called also sweet itch, Queensland itch.
allergic inhalant dermatitis
see atopy.
allergic reaction
an immune-mediated, adverse clinical response, following the inhalation, ingestion or injection of an antigen by a sensitized animal. Manifestations include urticaria or anaphylaxis.
allergic rhinitis
see enzootic nasal granuloma, summer snuffles.
allergic urticaria

Patient discussion about allergic

Q. ALLERGIES what are they,who gets them,are they caused by pollen and food?

A. Allergy is the exaggerated and out-of-place reaction of the immune system to external substances or stimuli that are not harmful to the body, so the reaction actually damages the body instead of helping it.

The may be pollen and foods, as well as insect stings, drugs and almost any other substances.

You may read more here:
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/allergy.html
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/allergy/AA99999

Q. what is the most common allergy? is it dust allergy?

A. thanks, I've heard of a new allergy treatment and trying to learn some more about the different kinds...

Q. what are the symptoms of Allergy?

A. from you question i understand that you think you might developed an allergy. so here is a web page with couple of videos explaining about allergies:
http://www.healthline.com/video/allergies

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