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 for perennial allergy

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

(Singulair)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
106
Tried for
perennial allergy (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Zyrtec)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
185
Tried for
perennial allergy (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Claritin)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
216
Tried for
perennial allergy (3)

Data from patients with perennial allergy, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during 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)

(Singulair)
Perceived effectiveness
for perennial allergy (1 evaluation)
Side effects
agitation with irritability thoughts of death 1 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
perennial allergy (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Zyrtec)
Perceived effectiveness
for perennial allergy (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
perennial allergy (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Claritin)
Perceived effectiveness
for perennial allergy (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
perennial allergy (3)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with perennial allergy, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has perennial allergy on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 152 say perennial allergy is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 5
20s 41
30s 147
40s 150
50s 177
60s 96
70+ 43
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 232
20-29 years 62
30-39 years 31
40-49 years 13
50-59 years 7
60-69 years 1
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 145
Female 518

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 390
Not Diagnosed 44

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