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§ Allergy - Disorder of the immune system often also referred to as atopy. Allergic reactions occur to normally harmless environmental substances. § Allergens - These harmless substances are allergens § Immunotherapy - Inject body with small amount of allergens to desensitize the person
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How is an allergy caused? Where does an allergy occur? l Negative consequence of immune system causing many different symptoms. l An allergy occurs mostly in: l Nose l Eyes l Throat l Mouth
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Name six main allergies… § Food § Respiratory § Asthma § Skin § Drug § Insect
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Respiratory Allergies Asthma Skin Allergies Drug Allergies Insect Allergies 6 Main Types of Allergies Allergies from Food; Most Common Allergy dependent on weather and environments. Trigger or Allergen is contacted with skin causing different types of symptoms Drug is ingested causing different effects. Insect contacts skin
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2011 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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