Seasonal Allergies

Updated 6 September 2022 under Health Guides.

Seasonal allergies, also known as “hay fever,” affects almost 50 million people in the United States alone. What are seasonal allergies? Seasonal allergies (also called “hay fever”) are certain conditions […]

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I have a lot of itching in my pubic hair only. What could it be?

Updated 31 October 2017 under Ask Us.

Itchiness around your pubic hair area is usually caused by an allergic (skin) reaction to something you have come in contact with such as clothing, certain soaps, lotions or deodorant […]

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Wheat Allergy

Updated 29 October 2020 under Health Guides.

A wheat allergy is most common in children and is often outgrown by adulthood, but can be outgrown as early as the age of three. Approximately 65% of children with […]

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Soy Allergy

Updated 29 October 2020 under Health Guides.

A soy allergy is an allergy to soybeans and is a common food allergy affecting 0.4% of children. Soy allergies are often detected during early infancy as many infant formulas […]

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Egg Allergy

Updated 29 October 2018 under Health Guides.

Egg allergies are one of the most common food allergies in children. An allergy to eggs may develop as young as infancy.  Research studies have found that about 70% of […]

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Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis

Updated 5 October 2020 under Health Guides.

Having a food allergy means that your body is very sensitive to one or more of the proteins found in certain kinds of food(s). This is different than having intolerance […]

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Celiac Disease

Updated 18 March 2022 under Health Guides.

Celiac disease (also known as coeliac disease or celiac sprue) is the name of a condition in which the body’s own immune system overreacts to gluten, a protein found in […]

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Peanut Allergy

Updated 17 August 2022 under Health Guides.

Peanut allergy is more common than ever before; its prevalence has tripled in the past ten years. One in thirteen children living in the United States has a diagnosed peanut […]

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Milk Allergy

Updated 16 February 2021 under Health Guides.

Many people may think they are allergic to milk, but in reality, only 1-3% of infants are actually born with a milk allergy, and most outgrow it by the time […]

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