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)

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

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

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

(Cannabidiol CBD oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3) anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

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

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (2) anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

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

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Ibuprofen Prescription)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

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

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)

(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)

(Mobic)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
abdominal cramps nausea
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol CBD oil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (7 evaluations)
Side effects
tachycardia (fast heart rate) vivid dreams
Total evaluations
9
Tried for
pain (3) anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

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

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
sluggishness sweating increased
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (2) anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

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

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
sleepiness sluggishness
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Ibuprofen Prescription)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (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 reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has perennial allergy on PatientsLikeMe?

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

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 5
20s 45
30s 149
40s 152
50s 176
60s 89
70+ 42
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 6
60-69 years 2
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 146
Female 516

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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