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An allergen is any substance that can cause an allergy . Technically, an allergen is a non-parasitic antigen capable of stimulating a type-I hypersensitivity reaction in atopic individuals. [ 1 ] Most humans mount significant Immunoglobulin E (IgE) responses only as a defense against

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administered under the tongue ( sublingually ) or by injections under the skin ( subcutaneous ). Allergen -specific immunotherapy is the only known treatment option that is known to modify the allergy disease process (with a possible chance of curing the disease), whereas other therapies merely

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Allergen of the Year From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search The topic of this article may not meet the general notability guideline . Please help to establish notability by adding reliable, secondary sources about the topic. If notability cannot | 2011/9/3 12:37:57

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Semen is produced and originates from the seminal vesicle , which is located in the pelvis. The process that results in the discharge of semen is called ejaculation . Contents 1 Physiological aspects 1.1 Internal and external fertilization 1.2 Composition of human semen 1.3

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[ edit ] Indication The RAST test is an alternative to skin tests to elucidate the causal allergen to an allergy. Advantages of the RAST test range from: excellent reproducibility across the full measuring range of the calibration curve, it has very high specificity as it binds to allergen | 2011/4/11 12:00:47

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An Aeroallergen ( pronounced aer·o·al·ler·gen ) is any airborne substance, such as pollen or spores , which triggers an allergic reaction . Contents 1 Pollens 2 Spores 3 Foodstuffs 4 Eosinophilic gastroenteritis 5 References 6 See also [ edit ] Pollens Main | 2010/9/26 18:25:06

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normally harmless substances in the environment . A substance that causes a reaction is called an allergen . These reactions are acquired , predictable, and rapid. Allergy is one of four forms of hypersensitivity and is formally called type I (or immediate ) hypersensitivity. Allergic reactions

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A food allergy is an adverse immune response to a food protein. [ 1 ] [ 2 ] They are distinct from other adverse responses to food, such as food intolerance , pharmacological reactions, and toxin-mediated reactions. A protein in the food is the most common allergic component. These kinds

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Biphasic anaphylaxis is the recurrence of symptoms within 72 hours with no further exposure to the allergen . It occurs in between 1–20% of cases depending on the study examined. [ 8 ] It is managed in the same manner as anaphylaxis. [ 9 ] [ edit ] Anaphylactic shock Anaphylactic shock

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Food intolerance is negative reaction, often delayed, to a food , beverage , food additive , or compound found in foods that produces symptoms in one or more body organs and systems, but it is not a true food allergy . A true food allergy requires the presence of IgE antibodies against the | 2011/9/16 11:11:42