allergies

Allergies are sensitivities to various substances throughout the environment. Common allergens include pollen and certain foods, allergies are very common and can affect about 20% of the population. 

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Hilarious Twitter Thread On A Girl's Allergic Reaction To Grass/Wheat

Yeah, she goes from an innocent fivehead to full on Elephant Man status. Twitter user @RhiRob99, went ahead and tweeted out a reminder that it was about this time last year when her friend's head grew to 900x its normal size due to a violent allergic reaction to grass/wheat. They're lucky everything worked out, cause it sounds like they waited a dangerously long amount of time to seek medical attention. 

Twitter thread about girl's allergic reaction to grasswheat
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12 Doctors Recall Their Most Dangerously Stupid Patients

When asked about the dumbest interaction they've had with a patient, these folks did not let up. Stories like these kinda make it more obvious why so many people still have such a vast misunderstanding of basic medical knowledge these days. When doctors have to stress basic stuff like this, it makes you wonder how a lot of people manage to stay alive.

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21 People Share Their Medical Condition They Thought Was Normal

Laughter is the best medicine, and these folks were in for a shock when they realized not everyone had constant discomfort, unexplained pain, the inability to sleep and uncontrollable sneezing. We are not talking about medical memes, but real life ailments that people got so used to living with, that they forgot normal people don't suffer from the same. 

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Woman Goes Full Panic Mode After Discovering Her Boyfriend Has A Food Allergy

Goes to show the best thing to do is keep your head amidst the chaos of a panicked moment. Thankfully, this guy was okay, and didn't end up suffering the full fury of neglecting his food allergy after a late night out. This TIFU story could have had a much worse ending... but it's still pretty harrowing. Moral: don't forget which food allergies you have! 

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8 People With Severe Allergies Who Were Surprise "Tested" By Monsters

Allergies are pretty common, and sane people know not to put their friends and loved ones in danger. Apparently, some people are unafraid to push it to the limit.

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