Allergies are a common reaction caused to the body due to some foods or substances. More than 1 out of 4 people are affected in the UK at some point of time in their life. Both children and adults develop allergies to certain things that may not suit their body and skin. Allergies can affect your daily life but most reactions are mild and under control.
Allergies may take place when the immune system of your body reacts to specific harmful substances. Most people who get affected have a family record of allergies or have related symptoms such as eczema or asthma.
The number of people with allergies is increasing almost every year. You should try to live in a cleaner and germ-free environment which can reduce the number of germs in your immune system which will mean that your body will have to deal with less.
Allergic reactions may occur within a few minutes of exposure to allergens. These causes:
If you or your baby has an allergic reaction to something then book an appointment with us to get tested. The symptoms of allergic reaction may be caused by other conditions. Our GP will determine whether you have an allergy and suggest proper treatment to deal with the condition.
If your allergy is severe or you do not know what you are allergic to, they may refer you to an allergy specialist for the necessary tests and valuable advice before performing the treatment.
The symptoms of allergic reactions usually develop within a few minutes after being exposed to something you are allergic to or they may develop gradually over a few hours. You may visit Medical Express Clinic for Private Allergy Testing done from our specialists and overcome the problems of allergic reactions to the body.
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