Can The Allergy Go Away On Its Own?
, my brother has allergies, but he is afraid to go to the doctor and he is itchy, he is 13 years old. When he was in high school, his allergies disappeared on their own. Is it true that allergies in children go away on their own?
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Itching of the skin is not always caused by allergies. Allergies are conditions where the body reacts to excessive exposure to certain substances (allergens). The substances that most often become allergens are house dust mites, animals, insect venom, drugs, and food. Allergic reactions should always be preceded by exposure to the allergen. To determine an allergy, usually the doctor will ask about the symptoms experienced in detail along with the time of appearance and exposure to the substance that is suspected to be an allergen. If necessary, the patient will undergo a skin patch test and a blood test. Patch tests can also be done in cases of skin allergies.
Allergies can change with age. In some cases, allergies experienced by children will go away as adults. Adults who never experienced allergies as children can also develop allergies as adults. So, your sibling's allergies may have gone away, they may have had no exposure to the allergens they were allergic to, or they may not have had allergies when they were 13. He may have other illnesses, such as fungal infections, skin infections, eczema, or insect bites.
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