Dealing with Allergies? Learn When You Should Seek Treatment From the Rose Family Urgent Care

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If you have allergies, you may have just learned to live with them. But when allergies create symptoms that impair your quality of life -- or threaten it -- y
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"Approximately one out of every five women, men, and children in the U.S. has some type of allergy. Allergies occur when your immune system overreacts to a substance that normally would be considered benign. Symptoms of allergies can include:

Rashes
Hives
Itchy skin
Itchy, watery eyes
Sneezing
Fatigue
Vomiting or diarrhea
Almost anything can trigger an allergic reaction, from the food you eat to the air you breathe. If you"ve had allergies for a while, you may have learned to grin and bear them. But if your symptoms are uncomfortable, impair your quality of life, or suggest a more serious condition such as anaphylaxis or asthma, you should call 911, or get urgent medical care.

They physicians at Rose Family Practice and Urgent Care in Battleground or Vancouver, Washington, recommend medical evaluation for your allergies in the following circumstances:

Do you have anaphylaxis?
If you suspect the severe allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis, call 911 or come to Rose Family Urgent Care right away. Untreated anaphylaxis can shut down your airways and send you into life-threatening anaphylactic shock. Symptoms of anaphylaxis include:

Shortness of breath
Wheezing
Itching or hives all over your body
Tight throat
Hoarseness
Tingling in your hands or feet
Tingling on your lips or scalp"

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