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What are the common symptoms of ENT allergies?

Allergy is basically body’s immune response to a substance which generally is not harmful in the environment. These substances which can incite these hypersensitive responses are called allergens.

Common symptoms of allergy associated with ENT
• Excessive sneezing
• Runny or stuffy nose
• Itching in the nose
• Dry Cough
• Itching or irritation in the throat.
• Itchy and watery eyes
• Dryness or itching in the ears.

Diagnosis is generally made by clinical history itself but blood test showing increased levels of serum IgE indicates towards the presence of allergic manifestations. Skin Prick allergy testing provides the information regarding the substance to which the person is allergic.