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What is an allergy? Is an allergy communicable?

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    They are not communicable.

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    Writeacher
  2. Thanks. Is asthma communicable?

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  3. No. Asthma is not communicable. It's usually a form of allergy.

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    Ms. Sue
  4. Thanks. Adios.

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  5. Which disease causes extra mucus to be produced? Asthma or Allergy or both?

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  6. Allergies take many different forms -- runny nose, asthma, dermatitis, and others. The runny nose, sometimes called "hay fever" produces extra mucus.

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    Ms. Sue
  7. Can asthma or allergies be treated w/ medication?

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  8. They can't be cured, but the symptoms can be controlled with medication.

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    Ms. Sue
  9. Thnxs. Dat helps. Do u mean treated w/ medication? Can allergies be treated w/ medication too?

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  10. Yes, absolutely. Most allergies respond to over-the-counter antihistamines; in more severe cases, prescriptions from a medical doctor will ease the symptoms.

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