allergy

Are you allergic to antibiotics?

It’s a common question doctors ask before they write out an antibiotic script. A lot of people say yes but

Urticaria (hives)

Urticaria is an itchy rash or skin eruption, characterised by weals (hives), which may occur anywhere on the body, or

Eczema

What is eczema? Eczema — also known as atopic dermatitis — is a type of chronic (ongoing or recurrent) skin

Acupuncture helps with hay fever symptoms

Acupuncture is a safe and effective treatment for relief of seasonal allergic rhinitis (commonly known as hay fever) symptoms, report

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a severe, sudden, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. Anaphylaxis is a medical emergency that requires immediate treatment. Anaphylaxis symptoms

Allergy-proof your home

Whether it’s house dust mites, mould, pets or pollen that you’re allergic to, there are steps you can take to

Bluebottle stings

Bluebottles are the most common cause of jellyfish stings in Australia. Bluebottles (also known as Portugese Man-of-War jellyfish) vary in

Kids with allergies feel worse-off

Hospital admissions for allergic reactions have doubled in Australia over the past decade, and were five times higher in young

Hay fever treatments

Hay fever symptoms can range from being mildly irritating to being debilitating, affecting a person’s ability to go about their

Health Diary: Hay fever

Video transcript Dr Caroline West For most of us, Spring is a beautiful time of year – flowers, sunshine and

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