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- How Do Doctors Test for Allergies?
- Do Allergies Cause Asthma?
- Nut and Peanut Allergy
- Egg Allergy
- Definition: Allergy-Triggered Asthma
- Bug Bites and Stings
- Food Allergies
- Milk Allergy in Infants
- All About Allergies
- Allergy Shots
- Environmental Control Measures
- Asthma Basics
- Managing Asthma
- Immune System
- Can Kids Get Allergies All Year?
- Seasonal Allergies (Hay Fever)
- How Do Doctors Test for Food Allergies?
- What Is Skin Testing for Allergies?
- Hives (Urticaria)
- Serious Allergic Reactions (Anaphylaxis)
- Blood Test: Allergen-Specific Immunoglobulin E (IgE)
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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.