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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: It is not a problem for someone with an iodiine allergy to swim in the ocean, .

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Sushi roll: I am not sure what you mean by an iodine allergy. Is that being treated by your doctor? Why not wait till everything is OK before you start taking sus ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Boosters: Some immune boosters are thought to be vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin E, zinc(no more than 40 mgs per day), turmeric. Your pharmacist should verify th ... Read More
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Dr. Abdulsatar Aboobaker
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Vitamins: VitaminC, D, Bcomplex vitamins Zinc, are all considered immune boosters, before buying any immune boosters read the label or package insert to make s ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No such thing: called 'iodine allergy' , it is a reaction to high molecular weight radio contrast media material, which is not used routinely now-a-days. Kindly cons ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Acute urticaria: Texa (cetirizine) treatment is right as a first measure, but if it didn't work, your husband needs to be seen, as other medications may be needed, or ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
33 years experience Endocrinology
Iodide in salt: People with "iodine allergies" are actually allergic to iodine attached to large molecules, such as those used as contrast in imaging tests. They are ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Folate: Take folate, iron and calcium separately instead of a prenatal vitamin. Folate is most important since it protects from certain birth defects. in fact ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pre-medication: The newer low-molecular dye is much less likely to cause reaction than the older dye. You can also be premedicated prior to getting the dye procedure ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Radiologist: This is a question for the radiologist. Would an MRI without any contrast be helpful? Are you truly allergic to iodide as it's in salt and other subst ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Betadine: contains a small amount of iodine as it's active ingredient, and also contains several inactive ones.

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