Types of allergy

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Types of allergy by Mind Map: Types of allergy

1. Food Allergy

1.1. Cause

1.1.1. Immune response to food

1.2. Symptoms

1.2.1. Itchiness, Swelling of the tongue, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Hives, Trouble breathing, Low blood pressure

1.3. Treatment

1.3.1. Avoiding the food in question

2. Allergic Rhinitis

2.1. Causes

2.1.1. Genetic and environmental factors

2.2. Symptoms

2.2.1. Stuffy nose, sneezing, red, itchy, and watery eyes, swelling around the eyes

2.3. Treatment

2.3.1. Exposure to animals early in life

3. Atopic Dermatitis

3.1. Causes

3.1.1. Unknow the causes

3.1.2. But believed to involve genetics,immune system dysfunction, environmental exposures, and difficulties with the permeability of the skin.

3.2. Symptoms

3.2.1. Itchy, red, swollen, cracked skin

3.3. Treatment

3.3.1. Advoiding things that worsen the condition, daily bathing followed by moisturising cream, steroid creams for flares

4. Allergic Asthma

4.1. Cause

4.1.1. Genetic and environmental factors

4.2. Symptoms

4.2.1. Recurring episodes of wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, shortness of breath

4.3. Treatment

4.3.1. Advoiding triggers, inhaled corticosteroids, salbutamol

5. Anaphylaxis

5.1. Causes

5.1.1. Insect bites, foods, medications

5.1.2. Latex exposure and exercise

5.2. Symptoms

5.2.1. Itchy, rash, throat or tongue swelling, shortness of breath, vomiting, lightheaedness, and low blood pressure

5.3. Treatment

5.3.1. Epinephrine, intravenous fluids