Com­mon Al­ler­gens

These seven things cause 90 per cent of al­ler­gies

Women's Weekly (Malaysia) - - Smart Parenting -

Food

such as shell­fish, eggs, fish, milk, peanuts, tree nuts (like al­monds, cashews, pe­cans and wal­nuts), sesame and soy prod­ucts.

Plants

in­clud­ing pollen from grasses and plants.

Moulds

such as mush­room and mould spores.

In­sects

such as dust­mites and the venom from bees, ticks, ants and wasps.

An­i­mal Dan­der

such as the fur and skin flakes from do­mes­tic pets such as cats and dogs.

Chem­i­cals

in­clud­ing in­dus­trial and house­hold chem­i­cals, and chem­i­cal prod­ucts like la­tex rub­ber.

Medicines

in­clud­ing pre­scrip­tion med­i­ca­tions like peni­cillin (which is the most com­mon cause of med­i­ca­tion-in­duced ana­phy­laxis), over-the­counter medicines like as­pirin and her­bal prepa­ra­tions.

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