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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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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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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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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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Stinging plants

It can be difficult to know if a sting from a plant is dangerous or not. This article explains the best first aid treatment depending on the plant involved.

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Symptoms of serious illness in babies and children

If your child has a serious illness, it’s important to get medical attention as soon as possible. Learn how to recognise the symptoms and what to do.

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Allergies to seafood

Seafood allergy is complex, and 4-in-5 people with allergy to fish, shellfish or molluscs will have it for life. Find out more about the symptoms and diagnosis of seafood allergy.

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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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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 bites and 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 bites and stings.

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Summer skin rashes

Trusted information on summer skin rashes including heat rash, sun rash, skin allergies, treatments, emergencies, plus links to trusted resources.

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