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Symptom checker

Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.

Bites and stings

Most insect bites and stings are relatively harmless - but some spiders, snakes and sea creatures can be very dangerous. Learn more about them here.

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Allergies

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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Allergy testing

Allergies can make conditions such as asthma and hayfever worse. Find out more here about different types of allergy tests and when they are useful.

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Cat and dog allergy

Allergies to pets are common, particularly cats and dogs. Symptoms can range from mild to severe. Learn more about how to live with a pet allergy.

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Allergies and hypersensitivities

An allergic reaction occurs when the immune system overreacts to a substance. Find out about common allergies, their symptoms and treatments.

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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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Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction and can be fatal. Explore triggers, symptoms, treatment and what to do in an emergency.

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Sea creature bites and stings

Sea creature stings and bites can be serious due to venom through their teeth, tentacles, spines, or skin. Learn when to get help.

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Insect bites and stings

Most insect bites will clear up in a day or two, although some people can have severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis). Learn more about insect bites and how to handle allergic reactions.

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Egg allergy

Egg allergy usually starts in infancy, but most children grow out of it. Learn about the symptoms and diagnosis of egg allergy, and ways to avoid egg.

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