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flea allergy in humans

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Your allergist: First see your primary care doctor to determine if you have an allergy and then see an allergist to determine what you are allergic to.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Kimura
34 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Avoidance: Obviously avoidance if possible. Fleas and other insects cause a rash called papular urticaria. This can be quite uncomfortable with itching and ras ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Flea Allergy???: Treat the infestation by killing the fleas. Dust mite allergy is a separate topic.
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Dr. John Chiu
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56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See dermatologist?: Many cases of unexplained itching turns out to be from dry skin. Try avoiding scented or antibacterial soap and apply a moisturizer
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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Lilies are toxic to humans, cats, dogs, and goats. Eating the leaves leads to kidney damage and failure and some species like the "lily of the valley ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Inflammation/infecti: Mom must be examined to determine if this is an allergic reaction or infection. Cannot be answered online.
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Dr. Philip Miller
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7-10 days: Consult physician for stronger medication. OK to use OTC antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Zyrtec
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Humatrope allergy: Humatrope (human growth hormone) is a medication that has been used to treat growth failure due to lack of natural growth hormone, & with chronic ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Common???: One of the most common allergens (things humans are allergic to) are dust mites, cat and dog dander, and various pollens.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Absolutely: Most allergies wax and wane over time.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Kashkin
37 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Control but no cure: Identification and avoidance are still the gold standard of allergy control but not always possible. There are multiple options regarding treatment ... Read More
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