Allergology is the branch of medicine dedicated to the study, treatment and diagnosis of allergic diseases. Allergies can be:
- Respiratory or pulmonary
- Food Allergies
- To Medicines
All allergies can present themselves from the first months of life up until people are senior citizens. Respiratory tract is one of the most common allergies in which patients present common flu-like symptoms, nasal runoff, itching or nasal obstruction, but without the presence of fever, or chronic coughing which indicates that the patient suffers asthma.
Cutaneous allergies are another type of allergies, and can be presented in two ways: patient gets swollen and gets hives, or the presence of constant lesions in skin with redness and itching.