Definition of Allergen. Meaning of Allergen. Synonyms of Allergen

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Definition of Allergen

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Meaning of Allergen from wikipedia

- An allergen is a type of antigen that produces an abnormally vigorous immune response in which the immune system fights off a perceived threat that would...
- Allergen immunotherapy, also known as desensitization or hypo-sensitization, is a medical treatment for environmental allergies, such as insect bites,...
- Early exposure to potential allergens may be protective. Treatments for allergies include the avoidance of known allergens and the use of medications such...
- inflammation in the nose which occurs when the immune system overreacts to allergens in the air. Signs and symptoms include a runny or stuffy nose, sneezing...
- food-specific IgE antibodies, or oral food challenge. Early exposure to potential allergens may be protective. Management primarily involves avoiding the food in...
- Allergen of the Year is an annual "award" of dubious distinction voted upon by the American Contact Dermatitis Society. This is "designed to draw attention...
- prominent allergen researchers have claimed that there is no basis to the claims that certain breeds are hypoallergenic and, while allergen levels vary...
- allergies among individuals. Among the eight known cat allergens, the most prominent allergen is secretoglobin Fel d 1, and it is produced in the anal...
- exposure to allergens (allergic contact dermatitis) or irritants (irritant contact dermatitis). Phototoxic dermatitis occurs when the allergen or irritant...
- complicated because the declaration of the presence of trace amounts of allergens in foods is not mandatory in any country, with the exception of Brazil...
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