Saturday, November 7, 2015

Allergies at home

Allergies at home - this is direct evidence that the allergen can not hide anywhere. Sometimes in terms of individual housing them even more than outside the home. Hypersensitivity may occur to all:

- Mold;

- Household chemicals;

- Latex;

- House dust;

- Food;

- Insect bites;

- Animals.

How does an allergy at home

Allergy to house conditions shown depending on the component, which triggered it. At the same time, these symptoms have a lot in common, as is the same effect on all organs and systems. The response of the organism can occur in two forms: heavy and light.

Among the main manifestations of mild symptoms:

    single rashes on the body;
    itching or burning;
    nasal sinuses;
    redness of the eye;
    frequent sneezing;
    shortness of breath;
    swelling of the eyelids;
    liquid discharge from the nose;
    watery eyes;
    pain in the eyes;
    heavy breathing;
    dry non-productive cough.

For more severe manifestations include:

    inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose and eyes;
    swelling of the larynx, mouth, neck, ears, hair body parts, scrotum, palms, feet, esophagus, pharynx;
    spasmodic and paroxysmal cough;
    wheezing, audible even from a distance;
    abdominal cramps;
    loss of consciousness;
    blurred vision and so on.

What causes allergies at home

Home allergenic Wednesday differs by the presence of a whole range of potential irritants. Its members may include:

    Animals (allergenic elements - saliva, urine, exfoliated skin, fur, feathers, feces, serum, horny scales);
    Dust (allergenic elements - dander, mites, hair, fur, skin particles, upholstery and insects);
    mold and mildew (places where allergens - neprochischennye filters of air conditioners and vacuum cleaners, dishwashers, trash cans, wallpaper, earth pot plants, tub, toilet);
    household chemicals (allergenic products - washing powders, detergents);
    insects (allergenic elements - all of their waste products, as well as venom injected with the bite);
    Food (allergenic elements - some drinks, foods and dishes made from them);
    latex (allergenic elements - cleaning gloves and condoms).

In any type of allergy for complex diseases. But it has some differences:

    not due to seasonality;
    often characterized by symptoms lubricated, which makes it impossible to establish an allergic reaction and to distinguish this disease from the flu, colds, diseases of the joints;
    It occurs more than one month (often - up to several years);
    It is constant (of course, to eliminate the source of allergens).

If you are allergic to dust brunt falls on the respiratory system, eyes, nose and mouth. Complications include allergic conjunctivitis, allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, asthma, bronchitis.

If you are allergic to animals most affected skin, digestive tract and respiratory system. Among the most serious consequences observed: angioedema, covering the throat, mouth, ears and head, rhinitis, conjunctivitis, asthma, eczema, coma.

If you are allergic to insect pass put lymphatic, nervous, circulatory, food system and skin. In allergic complications may occur in the form of asphyxiation, loss of consciousness, fall of blood pressure, heart failure, lung spasm, swelling of the throat, larynx, palate, tongue, neck.

With food allergies affected the entire gastrointestinal tract, from the esophagus and ending of the rectum. As well as the circulatory system and skin. Complications include extensive angioedema, asthma, loss of consciousness, liver disease, kidney, pancreas.

If you are allergic to household chemicals mainly affects the skin, nose, throat and eyes. Among the complications - atopic dermatitis, urticaria, rhinitis and conjunctivitis.

Diagnosis of allergy at home

In any case, the diagnosis is a doctor specialized in the medical facility. If you want to determine the type of allergen skin test is assigned to the alternate introduction of stimuli. The reaction is shown in the first half hour and can be from a small reddening to urticaria.

Preventing allergies at home

Prevention - a basic element of the prevention of allergies in the home. From the impeccable cleanliness and order depends on the degree of manifestation of the disease. And also - the intensity of the "defensive" reactions. To avoid the house need of allergy:

    Do not use carpets, heavy drapes, curtains and tapestries;
    limit the presence of upholstered furniture;
    not to hoard soft toys;
    not to have pets;
    monitor the cleanliness and conduct weekly wet cleaning;
    avoid contact with allergens;
    use an air purifier.