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​Some of the most common allergies in the UK include:

Posted by GILA on 16th Apr 2023

  1. Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) - an allergy to pollen from grass, trees, and weeds.
  2. Food allergies - common ones include nuts, shellfish, milk, and eggs.
  3. Dust mite allergies - an allergy to tiny insects found in household dust.
  4. Pet allergies - an allergy to proteins found in animal dander, saliva or urine.
  5. Insect bites and stings - an allergy to the venom in bees, wasps, and ants.
  6. Latex allergies - an allergy to the natural rubber latex found in gloves, condoms, and other products.
  7. Medication allergies - an allergy to medications such as penicillin or aspirin.

It's worth noting that allergies can range from mild to severe, and some allergies can even be life-threatening, such as anaphylaxis. If you suspect you have an allergy, it's important to speak to a healthcare professional for proper diagnosis and treatment.