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arm swollen and arm hot after an allergy shot

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Shulan
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not unusual : This can happen. Discuss this with your physician. Local reactions can occur. If bothersome, modifying doses of the injection can help. Sometime takin ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Needs evaluation : Hard to say what the cause is with out an exam. See your primary care doctor for this.
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Armpit swelling: Depending on what allergy shot you got, prescribed by an allergist or at your primary care doctor? The allergen serum can cause local reactions on the ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Urticaria/angioedema: could be the case, kind of common, mostly no cause can be sorted out, acute types usually follow a viral infection, chronic types mostly have no known ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Skin Testing: Sometimes arm can be a little sore/swollen after allergy skin testing. Treat with OTC pain relievers and a cold compress. If swelling or pain is sever ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Insect bite: You may have scratched it to a point it got infected. Apply topical bacitracin and hydrocortisone to soothe the reaction
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not likely related: Neither your "allergies" or you menses are likely causes of an auxiliary lymph node. Have your pcp assess as to any further evaluation indicated.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Allergy: The answer is yes. To be certain, you should be skin tested. You might be surprised to learn that house dust mites may be the culprit instead.
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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: OK to use OTC Benadryl and 1% hydrocortisone cream.

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