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- What Is Skin Testing for Allergies?
- Hives (Urticaria)
- Seasonal Allergies (Hay Fever)
- Can Kids Get Allergies All Year?
- Definition: Allergy-Triggered Asthma
- How Do Doctors Test for Allergies?
- Do Allergies Cause Asthma?
- Serious Allergic Reactions (Anaphylaxis)
- Nut and Peanut Allergy
- Egg Allergy
- Blood Test: Allergen-Specific Immunoglobulin E (IgE)
- Asthma Basics
- Managing Asthma
- Bug Bites and Stings
- Immune System
- Milk Allergy in Infants
- All About Allergies
- Allergy Shots
- Environmental Control Measures
- Food Allergies
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Definition: Allergy-Triggered Asthma
(Asma causada por alergias)
Allergy-triggered asthma is a type of asthma commonly seen in children. Symptoms of asthma in these children are brought on by allergic reactions to things such as dust mites, pollen, or animal dander. Although not all asthma is triggered by allergies, and not all allergies cause symptoms of asthma, an estimated 75% to 85% of children with asthma have some type of allergy.