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A 9-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Angioneurotic edema: Swelling of the eyes and mouth is usually caused by an allergy to something taken internally. You should consult her doctor to try to figure out what ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Duac Side Effects: Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects: severe redness, burning, stinging, or peeling of ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Torre
50 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Overreaction: An allergic reaction is an overreaction of the immune system by an allergic individual to a substance that is normally harmless. Reactions can includ ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Unanswerable: Not enough data.
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 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 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 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. 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 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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Mosquito bites.: If you have problems w generalized welts, swelling of tongue, lips, airway - you should get urgent medical care. Localized swelling ; itching - oral ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Novick
42 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Often to nickel: The skin can get red itchy and bumpy...Stop wearing it and if not severe(or infected) try cortisone cream(not benadryl) and avoid the jewelry..If it h ... 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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
25 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Probably normal: Allergic reactions to insects most commonly occur with stinging insects like bees, wasps and fire ants. Local reactions to other insects are generall ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Gasseling
47 years experience in Pediatrics
More localized: Allergic rash often hive or welt like may be more diffus, heat rash in warmest areas, groin , axilla, flexor creases.
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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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: In fact the intense itching is mostly from an allergic reaction to the mite droppings.
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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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience in Podiatry
Have it evaluated: You may benefit with a topical antihistamine cream. Consult you doctor and get their advice.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Shen
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Stop using it: First stop using it. Wash it off completely. Topical hyrocortisone used very sparingly once or twice a day for a few days may help. If your symptom ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Let me help you?: Insect bites and stings can cause an immediate skin reaction. The bite from fire ants and the sting from bees, wasps, and hornets are usually painful. ... Read More
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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 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience in Dermatology
Allergy: Yes.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Sulfa allergy: Drug allergic reactions can take on many forms including: hives, swelling, blistering, dry itchy patches, non itchy red flat or slightly raised areas. ... Read More

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