Symptoms and Signs

As the body discharges distinct antibodies called IgE (Immunoglobin E), which are the main players in allergic reaction symptoms develop.

These distinct antibodies can start the chemicals release that can cause the physical symptoms and variations related with allergies such as:

  • Hives
  • Runny nose
  • Itching or lips, tongue or throat swelling
  • Distressed stomach, cramps, bloating or diarrhea
  • Wheezing or breathing trouble
  • Anaphylactic shock — a serious body reaction needing emergency care

The allergies symptoms range in severity and are distinctive to the individual. Symptoms range from mild to severe with mild being itchy eyes, sneezing and rashes. Itchiness and breathing strain are reflected to include in moderate symptoms. The most severe symptoms are: swelling that makes breathing and swallowing difficult (dysphagia), spasms, abdominal ache, vomiting, diarrhea, emotional mix-up and giddiness. Most people experience symptoms that are slightly like that of a common cold such as: runny nose, itchy eyes, sneezing and headache.

Mild Allergy Symptoms

  • Rash
  • Itchy eyes
  • Itchy nose
  • Itchy throat
  • Watery eyes
  • Cramming
  • Runny/clogged nose
  • Post nasal drip

Moderate Allergy Symptoms

  • Itchiness that turns into hives
  • Allergic black eye – Dark circles below the eyes caused by increased blood flow
  • Sneezing more than ten times a minute
  • Itchy throat
  • Conjunctivitis – an eye membrane inflammation
  • Itchy throat and mouth
  • Trouble breathing
  • Wheezing

Severe Symptoms

Anaphylactic shock is a dangerous allergic reaction as the symptoms can develop swiftly, regularly in seconds or minutes. It is known as an acute systemic allergic reaction, as it affects the whole body. A lot happening to an allergen to which a person was before sensitized to, the anaphylactic shock signs and symptoms consist of the common symptoms of a common allergic reaction, alongside:


  • Tissues swelling, such as joints or lips.
  • Wheezing.
  • Dangerous breath shortness.
  • Hives.
  • Migraine
  • Vomiting
  • Seizures
  • Itchiness and throat swelling
  • Abdominal ache
  • Confusion
  • Giddiness
  • Diarrhea

Additional Causes

  • Air swallowing.
  • Gas produced by bacteria.
  • High fat meal ingesting.
  • Cabbage, onions, bread, apples, potatoes, intake.
  • Lactose intolerance.
  • Glucose intolerance.
  • Fructose intolerance.
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
  • Crohn’s Disease.
  • Dehydration.
  • Diverticulitis.
  • Abdominal surgery.
  • Polycystic ovarian cysts.
  • Large intra-abdominal tumors.