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Immune system

Your body's immune system is designed to protect you from, or get rid of, infection. Find out more about how the immune system works.

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Insect bites - infographic

Explore this infographic to learn about the insects that can cause infections and allergic reactions, the symptoms and treatments you should be aware of and tips to prevent bites.

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Insect stings - infographic

Explore this infographic to learn about the insects that can cause infections and allergic reactions, the symptoms and treatments you should be aware of and tips to prevent stings.

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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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Hives

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

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Allergic reactions to antibiotics

Some people have an allergic reaction to antibiotics. Learn about the symptoms and the difference between allergic reactions and side effects.

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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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Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is very serious and can even be fatal. See here for the symptoms to look out for and what to do in an emergency.

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Allergy testing

Suffering from asthma or hay fever? They may be triggered by allergies. Find out more here about allergy testing.

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Antihistamines

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

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