Adult allergic diseases although it varies between regions in the world, it is known that approximately one out of every 5 people experience allergic problems during their lifetime. It is observed that the frequency of allergic diseases is gradually increasing. It is reported that 25-30% of the population of our country is affected by one or more allergic diseases. Sometimes, an allergic disease, which we do not pay much attention to, may unfortunately turn out to be bigger problems in the future. We explained how to adult allergic diseases occur? in this article.

Adult Allergic Diseases Are Increasing

Allergies that we do not think about or that did not cause complaints before may occur in advanced ages. Similar to the increase in adults in childhood, the frequency of allergic diseases is increasing rapidly in Turkey as well as all over the world. There are many reasons for this. Environmental factors that affect us in our lives play the most important role in this change.

Allergic Diseases Occur in Allergy Susceptibility

Overreaction to allergens can sometimes be in the form of allergic diseases such as asthma with frequent coughing and shortness of breath, and sometimes allergic rhinitis with frequent sneezing and nasal itching, eczema and urticaria with itching on the skin.

An extreme allergic reaction, which can be seen more in drug, food or bee allergies, can be in the form of low blood pressure, anaphylaxis, which is accompanied by severe itching in the body and results in shock. For this reason, it is appropriate for patients with an allergic nature to be seen and evaluated by an allergist when their allergic complaints begin.

Allergy Diseases Can Occur at Any Age

Adults may have an allergic history from childhood, or it may appear unexpectedly. Some of the allergies we see in advanced ages can also be detected as a child when we look at the past years of the patient. Allergic rhinitis and asthma are the most common allergic diseases in adults. Food allergies can sometimes begin later in life or continue through childhood. Urticaria (hives) may appear more in later years. Unfortunately, drug allergy, which can be fatal, is more common in adults. Bee allergies and fatal reactions are also more common in adult patients. Contact allergies may occur more frequently in the future as many chemicals and cosmetic products that we come into contact with throughout our lives increase. Hereditary angioedema or any angioedema that may be associated with other diseases, and skin itching, eczema, atopic dermatitis, the cause of which cannot be determined, can also be seen frequently in adults.

Allergic diseases that can be seen in any period of our lives can appear in childhood as well as in adulthood. Allergic diseases seen in adults often turn into bigger problems for the patient when left untreated. If you have not found a solution for the allergic disease that occurs in adulthood, you may have gone to the wrong place. Today, many adults seek treatment for severe and uncontrollable asthma, allergic rhinitis, chronic cough, or bee, drug, or food allergies.

Istanbul Allergy Adult Allergy Diseases department provides services for the following diseases;

  • Allergic asthma
  • Allergic rhinitis (Allergic rhinitis)
  • Eczema (Atopic dermatitis)
  • Food allergy
  • Drug allergy
  • Hives (Urticaria)
  • Contact allergies
  • Metal allergies
  • Bee allergy
  • Eye allergies
  • Occupational allergies
  • Hereditary angioedema