An allergy is an overreaction of the immune system to normally harmless substances. atopy; It is the feature of making an excessive amount of immune system substances called “Immunoglobulin E” against normally harmless substances. This feature is acquired genetically.
WHAT ARE THE FINDINGS OF ALLERGIC DISEASE?
in the skin Urticaria:
They are itchy bumps of varying sizes. “It is called hives.
They are swellings that occur with fluid accumulation in the lower layers of the skin, that is, edema. It usually occurs on the face, eyelids, lips and genital area.
There may be red, thin crusted, slightly raised plaques from the skin, blistering, or many forms of rash.
In the eyes and upper respiratory tract
Redness and itching in the eyes,
Nasal congestion or runny nose
Nose itching and sneezing.
in the lower respiratory tract
In the cardiovascular system
Palpitations (increased heart rate),
Low blood pressure.
In the gastrointestinal tract
Nausea – vomiting,
Abdominal pain or abdominal cramps.
in the nervous system
Anaphylaxis (allergic shock)
Although rare, these findings belonging to all systems can be seen together and are called anaphylaxis. It is the most severe form of allergic reaction.
Urticaria and angioedema
Asthma (bronchial asthma)
These are tests that reveal the presence of allergy. If the current disease has an allergic cause, it is the tests that determine it.
IN WHICH DISEASES ARE ALLERGY TESTS PERFORMED?
Eczemas (contact dermatitis and atopic dermatitis)
Skin allergies (urticaria and angioedema)
Drug allergies (in some)
Respiratory allergies (allergic flu and asthma)