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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

al·ler·gic

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

adjective Pertaining to, caused or affected by an allergy. Cf Allergenic.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

al·ler·gic

(ă-lĕr'jik)
Relating to any response stimulated by an allergen.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

al·ler·gic

(ă-lĕr'jik)
Relating to any response stimulated by an allergen.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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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