Most Common Allergies and Tips to Manage Them

Below are details of the most common allergies and here is some practical advice that should help you avoid the most common allergen. 

Many kids have asthma, hay fever, and eczema. Almost half have more than one allergy. 

Childhood Allergies:

Asthma makes breathing harder due to swollen airways, triggered by irritants. 


Itchy rashes, often seen in childhood, can be linked to allergies like hay fever or asthma. 


Sometimes, prescription drugs can cause side effects, from minor to severe. 

Drug Reactions:

Reactions to food can be allergies (involving the immune system) or intolerances (other reactions). 

Food Sensitivities:

Inflamed nose lining causes runny nose, itching, sneezing, and congestion, often due to allergies or infections. 


Allergies can cause hives (itchy bumps) or eczema (itchy, red patches), sometimes with swelling (angioedema).

Skin Allergies:

Doctors are offering tips to help you deal with pollen allergies this season.