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Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Allergy to milk: Are you sure it is a allergic reation? If the symptoms are intestinal pain and diarrhea then he may have lactose intolerance due to milk sugar lactos ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
41 years experience in Ophthalmology
Usually not: Glass is a very inert substance so is unlikely to cause an allergic reaction. Any swelling and redness after such an injury is more likely to be caus ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Define sick: If you mean by sick vomiting, then it is not an allergy. People can develop hives, flushing, low blood pressure, etc. I suggest seeing your doctor to ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
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56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: First you need to tell us what kind of bad reactions you have been experiencing? I have however never heard of anyone having an allergic reaction of ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience in Dermatology
See a doctor: It is possible for a doctor to remove this piece of embedded glass under magnification (for example with loupes or a dermatoscope). Many times the bod ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Insect bites: It would appear you are quite allergic to insect bites. See an allergist to be tested and treated for insects
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not really a medical: question. But, yes there are bodies of saints that have been preserved in glass coffins. Saint Bernadette (Lourdes) is one such example.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience in Radiology
Tricky: As the glass can be hard to see and removal without care can damage tissue around the glass. I recommend going to an er to check this out. Ultrasound ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Probably nothing: They will probably stay suspended in your digested food and cause no trouble. Everybody has occasional mishaps like this. Should you develop severe ab ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends: When did you eat this? How large? You may be lucky and it may just be absorbed with the feces and pass right through. If it was recently swallowed y ... Read More
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