In-depth

Symptoms

Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is the most serious type of allergic reaction. It often occurs rapidly after exposure to an allergen and may be life-threatening.

Hives and angioedema

Hives and angioedema — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of these common allergic disorders.

Nausea and vomiting

Sick to your stomach? Nausea and vomiting usually pass quickly but sometimes result from long-term or serious conditions.

Tachycardia

Tachycardia, a rapid heart rate, is caused by an abnormality in your heart's electrical impulses. Tachycardia can cause serious complications, including sudden cardiac arrest.

Tests and diagnosis

Allergy skin tests

Itching, sneezing and swelling: Find out what's causing your allergy symptoms.

Treatments and drugs

Allergy medications

Which allergy medications are likely to relieve your symptoms? Find out about different medications, why they're used and potential side effects.

Anaphylaxis

First aid for a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis).

Jun. 23, 2011