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Preventing allergies

  1. Avoid exposure to agents that trigger the allergic response.

  2. Be aware of common allergens like pollen, dust, fur, drugs, specific foods etc, and avoid them to prevent an allergic reaction.

  3. Patients, who have suffered from an anaphylactic reaction in the past, should carry an injectable shot of a drug called epinephrine that can be administered in an emergency.

  4. Prompt treatment of severe allergic reactions, especially anaphylactic reactions, is essential.

  5. By dusting surfaces and washing bedding often, you can control the amount of dust mites in your home.