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Antihistamines

Antihistamine medications help ease allergy symptoms. Read more here about how they are used to treat conditions like hay fever and asthma.

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Allergies

Trusted information about allergy types, as well as allergy testing, anaphylaxis, antihistamines and common related conditions such as asthma and hay fever.

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Hay fever treatments

The correct drugs and treatments can be effective in reducing your symptoms. Find out what tratments and medication are available for hay fever.

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A guide to hay fever

Hay fever, or allergic rhinitis, can be triggered by dust, grass and pollen. Learn about antihistamine medicines and other ways to manage symptoms, plus find out when an allergy test might be a good idea.

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Hives

Hives is a skin rash that is often triggered by an infection or allergy. Learn to recognise symptoms.

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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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Itchy eyes

Itchy eyes are usually caused by an allergy or by dry eye syndrome. There are things you can do to treat and prevent itchy eyes. Read more on the causes here.

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Allergies and hypersensitivities

An allergic reaction occurs when the immune system overreacts to a foreign substance that usually causes few or no problems in most people.

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Prostate problem treatments

Treatment for prostate disease depends on the condition and how severe the symptoms are. Sometimes, no treatment is required. Learn more about treatment options and self care advice here.

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Asthma and pregnancy

Most asthma medicines have been shown to be extremely safe for both you and your developing baby but check with your doctor if taking oral corticosteroids.

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