Perennial allergy

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What is perennial allergy?

Perennial allergens are present year-round and may include outdoor and indoor triggers such as house dust, dust mites, animal dander, and some insects causing contact dermatitis, itching, nasal congestion, watery eyes. Many people who have a perennial allergy also have asthma.

Common symptoms reported by people with perennial allergy

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with perennial allergy

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
pain (7)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
pain (4) depressed mood (3)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
pain (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
depressed mood (3) anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
anxious mood (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Claritin)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
perennial allergy (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3) anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Allegra)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
perennial allergy (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
depressed mood (3) anxious mood (1)

Data from patients with perennial allergy, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with perennial allergy

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
cold sweat dizziness and feeling faint 1 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (7)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (6 evaluations)
Side effects
bruising drowsiness 6 more
Total evaluations
10
Tried for
pain (4) depressed mood (3)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
dizziness fatigue 3 more
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (6 evaluations)
Side effects
dizziness drowsiness 2 more
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
depressed mood (3) anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Claritin)
Perceived effectiveness
for perennial allergy (1 evaluation)
Side effects
disorientation
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
perennial allergy (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
anxious mood dizziness 2 more
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (5 evaluations)
Side effects
bruising fatigue 1 more
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
pain (3) anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Allegra)
Perceived effectiveness
for perennial allergy (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
perennial allergy (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
abdominal cramps decreased appetite 4 more
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
depressed mood (3) anxious mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with perennial allergy, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has perennial allergy on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 6
20s 57
30s 142
40s 154
50s 140
60s 75
70+ 22
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 233
20-29 years 61
30-39 years 30
40-49 years 11
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 1
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 128
Female 469

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 385
Not Diagnosed 43

These charts show data from perennial allergy patients who have completed their condition history
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