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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
See below: Colchicine is usually used in acute gout where Indocin (indomethacin) is used for long term care to help avoid gout.

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience in Internal Medicine
He : He definitely needs to stop the medication. Inform the prescribing doctor of the reaction. He hopefully is better at this point but if not he needs to ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
See below: Diarrhea, neuropathy, leukepenia, pancytopenia, nausea, cramping, fatigue, headache, etc.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience in Rheumatology
Uloric: Uloric is another oral medication to use. If you have severe gout with a significantly elevated uric acid level there is a new IV medication Krystexxa ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Allergy to the entire class of antibiotics called cephalosporins is indeed possible. That allergy would be the common part of the molecule shared by a ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neal Jain
Dr. Neal Jain answered
21 years experience in Pediatric Allergy
Possible...: Short answer, yes. It is common for juvederm to cause swelling and redness at the site of injection. It is also common to have itching associated wi ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Depends: on the reaction, if just hives and itching, yes benadryl (diphenhydramine) can control it in the right dosage, after discontinuing the offending drug, ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rita Agarwal
34 years experience in Anesthesiology
Agitation,: Hallucinations in some, flushing, increased heart rate are common side effects. All drugs can cause allergic reactions in rare circumstances including ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Uzma Chaudhry
17 years experience in Internal Medicine
Any of the following: Any of the following: itching, redness, difficulty breathing, hives.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may help to reduce the runny nose or hives if you have these types of reaction. In anaphylaxis, you must use epinephrine.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Avoidance: If one is allergic to penicillin then avoidance of penicillin like medications is a requirement. Other classes of antibiotics should be fine but becau ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Beef allergy: Are you allergic to beef or is it simply something in the aging process of the corned beef that you reacted to? Your allergist can test you.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes,it's mild: A eaction to chickenpox vaccine would occur about 5 days after the shot. The patient may get a little chicknpox-like rash around the site of the shot. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eddie Cheng
Specializes in Family Medicine
Keep pollens away: Eliminate exposure by using facial mask, high efficient hepa filter and vacuum your carpet more often. Use AC at home and when you drive in bad aller ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Rohde
34 years experience in General Practice
Varies: Stop antibiotic and take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for a mild reaction like skin rash. With more serious symptoms like trouble breathing - go to er i ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ionel Rad
Dr. Ionel Rad answered
16 years experience in Anesthesiology
Find out details: It is unclear to which drug you are allergic to. Anesthesia is combination of pain relief, reversible unconsciousness, immobility, and amnesia (forget ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Allergy to carpet: Most carpet now is made of synthetic materials. Old carpet could be made from wool, and old pads could be made from horsehair ! medium old pads might ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: Allergies to penicillins (including amoxicillin) are more common than allergies to cephalosporins (including ceclor), but you can be allergic to eithe ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashok Mehta
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Stay away: I will stay way from seafood.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Allergy to insect bi: Most of the allergies to insect bites caue local reaction and itching.But some people have severe reaction to insect bites and stings especially bee s ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Allergy testing: Only physicians trained in the specialty of allergy, asthma ; immunology are trained in a monitored situation during residency to perform skin testing ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eaton
20 years experience in Dermatology
Neosporin: Neosporin is a very common allergen, as is Bacitracin (both are very commonly used). Interestingly, neither is better than vaseline at preventing inf ... Read More
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