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Allergy

Updated 30 April 2019

WATCH: Allergic reactions – how your body responds to an allergen

Allergic reactions can vary from person to person, and from allergen to allergen.

An allergic reaction is your body's response to an allergen. Reactions can vary from person to person, and from allergen to allergen.

They can affect many systems of your body, and they can range from mild to severe.

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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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