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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Don't worry: Take to pediatrician for check up. Then you will find out if you need to see a dermatologist also.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Tired rhinitis: Many of these symptoms are consistent with a nasal or respiratory allergy. I would check it out with a doctor knowledgeable in allergic conditions. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Try this link...: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/eczema/treatment-11/eczema-diet
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
You don't.: First of all, food allergy is not the only cause of eczema, by a long shot, despite what you read on the web. Assuming your baby does have a food alle ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Eczema & foods: Cow's milk, chicken eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and gluten. Any food that one is allergic to will worsen eczema. Other factors that produce the sa ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
That depends..: ...Entirely on the person. Eczema is an allergy related condition. Whatever the individual person is sensitive to could potentially aggravate it. C ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many: Any topical products can trigger dermatitis, lip balm, gloss, lipstick and facial products. Eczema can also affect the area if other skin lesions are ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Many: Milk, wheat, soy are common causes if there is a food trigger. Ige allergy testing can help identify food allergies so those foods can be limited.Oral ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience Rheumatology
Depends: Some people have food sensitivities to tomatoes. The only way to know for sure if a certain type of food increases your joint pain is to eliminate it ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Perfumes, colors: The biggest culprits are the added scents or perfumes and the cord used mainly as marketing tools. Watch out for " new and improved". This often mean ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Eczema and Food: The most common foods that are related to allergies and eczema are wheat, eggs, soy, milk, peanuts and fish.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Fox
Dr. James Fox answered
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Potassium sorbate: Sorbic acid can cross-react with potassium sorbate. It is a rare cause of contact dermatitis (a rash) or contact urticarial (hives).
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Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Mouldy strawberries: You are right, that some moulds can trigger asthma or breathing problems in sensitive people. Consuming mouldy foods could have consequences as well- ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Oils can cause various reactions of the skin dependent on a patients sensitivity to them.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Not necessarily: It sounds like these acidic and irritating foods may be just irritating your airways. This doesn't necessarily mean that you're allergic to them, alth ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Do your homework: This is something you will need to look up yourself. Compare the ingredients in the detergents and try to find out what tide did not have that the oth ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Vazquez
24 years experience Pediatrics
No evidence for that: Whole grain breads can be a rich source of important complex carbs that our bodies need to stay healthy. However, if you are gluten sensitive, you may ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
No: Cornmeal would not effect tomato allergies.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends....: Your cough is likely caused by bronchospasm related to food allergy. You should avoid any food which causes these symptoms. You could see an allergist ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Google search it!: This is easy information to find in books, magazines and in Google.com. But in general, all fruits and also all vegetables contain ample amounts of fi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Matos
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
It happens, : It is not very common only because not too many people use it. I only see those that have problems with tea tree oil. Among all the causes of contac ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Contact dermatitis: Products containing balsam of peru can cause contact dermatitis which is very similar in appearance to eczema. The best approach is to avoid using all ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Crab: Shellfish are likely to cause dramatic reactions including anaphylaxis, but among the food items mentioned above, eggs, wheat, and dairy (cheese) are ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Maybe: A host of studies of diet and acne have produced little in the way of consistent findings; a link to dairy is weak but stronger than chocolate. You ne ... Read More

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