ALLERGY SYMPTOMS TO LOOK OUT FOR:
Mild to moderate signs:
Runny nose or nasal congestion Sinus pressure or facial pain Watery eyes Scratchy throat Dry cough Post-nasal drip Swollen bluish colourisation under the eyes Dry or itchy eyes Dry skin Hives or other rashes on the skin Decreased sense of taste or smell
More severe signs:
Tight chest Shortness of breath Wheezing Swelling of the lips or tongue Low blood pressure Increased heart rate Nausea and vomiting Abdominal pain Dizziness Fainting A severe allergy can be life threatening or fatal – in such cases, immediate medical intervention is required.