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Dust mites

Dust mites are tiny, spider-like creatures that feed on dust, pollen and fungal spores. Here's what to do if they trigger allergy symptoms.

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Allergen immunotherapy

Allergen immunotherapy is a treatment that can stop allergies from functioning. That way, you may be able to tolerate the substance you are allergic to with fewer symptoms. Learn more about allergen immunotherapy here.

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Food allergies

Some people have an allergic reaction to a normally harmless ingredient or type of food. This immune system response can range from mild to severe.

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What causes hay fever?

There are a number of factors that can bring on hay fever. Find out some of the causes of hay fever.

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Cat and dog allergy

Allergies to cats and dogs are common, and symptoms can be severe. Learn more about how to live with a pet allergy.

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Hay fever prevention

Reducing your exposure to the substances that trigger your hay fever should ease your symptoms. Find out how to prevent hay fever.

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Hay fever (allergic rhinitis)

Hay fever is the common term for 'allergic rhinitis', which affects up to 1 in 5 Australians at some point in their life. Learn here how to manage it.

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Thunderstorm asthma

Thunderstorm asthma is triggered by a combination of thunderstorms and a high pollen count. Even people who’ve never had asthma can experience it.

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Grass allergy

Grass allergy causes someone to have an allergic reaction to grass pollen spread by the wind. Learn more about its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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Pollen allergy

If you have pollen allergy, you may experience hay fever and asthma symptoms. Get tips on how to help manage your exposure to pollen.

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