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Animal Allergy

An animal or pet allergy is a sensitivity or reaction caused by the dander, fur, saliva, or urine of a pet or animal.
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Autoimmune Diseases

An autoimmune disease is when the immune system attacks the body. Rheumatoid (ROO-muh-toyd) arthritis and lupus are two kinds of autoimmune diseases. Symptoms include aches and inflammation. Treatments try to reduce inflammation.
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Dermatitis

Contact dermatitis is a rash caused by your skin touching something that irritates it or something you’re allergic to. Most dermatitis is caused by contact with irritating items you use often, such as soaps and cleaning products.
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Dust Allergy

A dust mite allergy is an allergic reaction caused by the tiny bugs living within your home’s dust.
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Food Allergy

A food allergy is a condition where the body’s immune system over-reacts to certain foods. In some cases, symptoms can be mild, but in other cases, they can be life-threatening.
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Gluten Intolerance

Gluten intolerance is a disorder similar to celiac disease that makes it difficult to digest gluten, a protein found in rye, wheat, and barley. The treatment for gluten intolerance is a gluten-free diet, which can make your symptoms better.
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Insect Sting Allergy

Most of the time, bee stings can be dealt with using home remedies. If you’re allergic to insect sings, though, a sting can quickly become a medical emergency.
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Lactose Intolerance

Lactose [LAK-tohs] intolerance [in-TOL-er-uhns] is a condition in which the body can’t digest lactose. Lactose is the natural sugar found in milk and dairy products.
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Latex Allergy

Many people are allergic to a rubber material called latex. Latex is from the milky sap of rubber trees.
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Mold Allergy

A mold allergy is an allergic reaction caused by exposure to mold spores in indoor or outdoor areas.
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Plant Allergy

A plant allergy, also called allergic rhinitis or hay fever, is an allergic reaction caused by plants and their pollen.
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Pollen Allergy

A pollen allergy, or hay fever, is an allergic reaction caused by the powder that plants, trees, and flowers release as they bloom.