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What is Asthma?
Asthma is a respiratory condition presented by spasms in the bronchi of the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing. This is most likely a result from an allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity.
What is Allergies?
Allergies are the body’s hypersensitive to a substance, esp. pollen, fur, a particular food, or dust. An allergic reaction can occur when a person’s immune system reacts to normally harmless substance.
Depending on the form of asthma or allergy, the treatment can vary from anti-inflammatory and bronchodilator inhalers to oral medications to an asthma nebulizer or breathing machine. Natural remedies can also be made through dietary changes and nutritional supplements.
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Suggested Screening: Skin test on most common allergies for the employers.
Testing by tiny puncture or pricks made into the patient’s skin, also named “prick testing” and “puncture testing” helped to determine allergens. Small amounts of the suspected allergen are introduced into the skin, sometimes intradermal with a needle or syringe. Common test areas include the arm and back and allergens such as pollen, grass and peanut extracts are examined with a response given usually within 30 minutes. Inflammatory reaction, slight reddening of sin or a hive can appear in the event of an allergy. Scales of severity and also recording the diameter of the puncture can help determine the interpretation of results. Skin testing has been known to be a much better detection of allergy than self-diagnosis without.