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Find information and advice about allergies including allergy symptoms and when to use antihistamine for effective allergy relief.

Is it a cold or an allergy?

You have a runny nose, a cough and you can’t stop sneezing. Winter is here so it must be a cold, right? Wrong, it could be an allergy.

Tips for managing spring allergies

Spring is in the air but unfortunately pollen is too. Follow these tips to enjoy the warmer weather without any unpleasant spring allergy symptoms.

EpiPen may cause serious injuries in kids

EpiPens can save lives in cases of severe allergic reaction, but parents should restrain children to prevent injury, and may not need to keep the needle in place for a full 10 seconds.

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Dr Morris is the Principal Allergist at the Cape Town and Johannesburg Allergy Clinics with postgraduate diplomas in Allergology, Dermatology, Paediatrics and Family Medicine dealing with both adult and childhood allergies.

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