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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neal Jain
Dr. Neal Jain answered
22 years experience Pediatric Allergy
It depends: It depends on the antihistamine and when you are exposed to the cause for your allergies. Antihistamine pills generally take at least 30 minutes to t ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Larger dose: Try a non-sedating antihistamine up to 4 x daily ( yes much larger than what is used for hay fever). If this does not help. you may add a H2 antagoni ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Allergy: Remember the best treatment is avoidance and we have the same problem. I'd sacrifice to be with my dogs too, hehehe. If you can tolerate Benadryl (dip ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Congratulate for finding Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to relieve the symptoms dog-related allergy. Following Dr. Delrosario's view-avoidance is really d ... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Steroid inhaler: Talk to your doctor about steroid inhalers. You should also talk to him or her about getting allergy shots on a regular basis.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Need to be seen: Either allergies or recurrent problems with sinus drainage may still be problems. You need to see your ENT doctor. If he/she cannot resolve the issu ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not usually: in some instances, antihistamines and inhibit bladder emptying with back up of urine and kidney dysfunction. This can be serious, but it is rare and g ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Anti histamines: You can take either an antihistamine or H2 blocker (or both immediately following using an epipen (epinephrine). It may help stop a worsening alle ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably not: This appears to be a contact allergy or irritant reaction and as such an antihistamine would not likely do anything. Avoidance of the contact agent an ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: and also nasal rinse with normal saline.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Day or so: Medications that last for 4 hours or so are probably completely gone with a day or so.
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