Allergic Diseases

Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic Rhinitis is one of the most common allergic diseases and it may occur across age groups. Its main symptoms are itchy nose, nasal stuffiness, periodic clear nasal discharge in large quantity and decreased ability to smell. It occurs more commonly in the spring and fall season.

Bronchial Asthma

Asthma, also called bronchial asthma, is defined as chronic inflammatory disorder of the air pathways, involving various cells particularly the mastocyte, eosinophilic granulocyte and T-lymphocyte. It is manifested as paroxysmal wheeze, chest distress and coughing, often becomes more aggravated during night time. It is often caused by contact with airborne physical and chemical allergens and cold air. The symptoms can be relieved through treatment. When it is inactive the patients will not experience bodily discomfort.

Urticaria

Urticaria refers to a localized edematous reaction due to dilation and increased permeability of the small blood vessels of the skin and mucous membrane. There will be persistent swollen redness and ichyness accompanying the onset of this illness. The symptom can occur suddenly in its acute form, but it can also vanish quickly. Repeated occurring for a period longer than six weeks is the chronic form.