Inhalant (from the air) such as house dust mite, pollens, dog/cats fur. This can be identifed by skin or blood tests.
Food Allergy may be of the immediate or delayed form.
Often food allergy is the non immediate type. They appear much later and make specialised tests necessary for diagnosis.
Symptoms caused by food allergy include eczema, chronic cough, nasal polyps, phlgem (in absence of infection), chronic headaches, etc.
Often the symptoms are nonspecific and the individual has seek numerous medical opinions without relief.
To get an accurate assessment of your allergy condition, you can consult the Singapore ENT Specialist Dr. YT Pang at the Centre for Ear Nose Throat Allergy & Snoring (CENTAS).
More Information on allergies are available at our allergy webpage.