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The purpose of a healthy immune system is to recognize threatening foreign substances and destroy them – however, sometimes, the immune system overacts to an irritant called an allergen, even though the substances are harmless to most other people. Sneezing, nasal congestion, itchy eyes, and general misery are common for allergy sufferers, but sometimes an allergy can be much more than a mild nuisance. Some allergy sufferers sustain severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reactions, including anaphylactic shock. Severe allergic reactions should always be treated in an emergency room.

There are multiple types of allergies, and people can be allergic to almost anything. The most common allergy types are related to:

  • Food.
  • Season changes.
  • Animals.
  • Insects.
  • Medications.
  • Chemicals.

When should I go to the Emergency Room or Urgent Care for allergies?

You may wonder if you just have to “tough it out” when it comes to allergies or if you need immediate treatment. At ProMedica Toledo Hospital Emergency and Urgent Care, we encourage patients to come to our facility for any allergies. Some mild allergy symptoms aren’t dire emergencies, but an urgent care facility can help identify your allergy triggers and help you feel better. However, if the allergy symptoms are severe, don’t wait for the condition to improve–go immediately to the nearest emergency room.

Call 911 if you notice symptoms of a severe allergic reaction symptoms of anaphylaxis, such as:

  • Chest tightness, wheezing, coughing, and inability to get a full breath.
  • Rapid heart rate and low blood pressure.
  • Lip, tongue, face, or throat swelling.
  • Nausea and vomiting.
  • Anxiety or an overwhelming sense of impending doom.

ProMedica Toledo Hospital Emergency and Urgent Care has the most available urgent care hours in Lucas County, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day, and our emergency room is open 24/7.