Allergic disease affects one in six Americans. The cost of medications, physician services and lost days from work add up to millions of dollars. Many people who suffer with allergies do not realize they have options in treatment; allergic diseases can be managed.
This section of the Academy's site is designed to educate patients and answer common questions about allergic diseases. One of the goals of the AAAAI is to educate the public about allergies and allergic diseases.
Please consult your allergist for a concise diagnosis.