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Is it normal to have a large bump on the site of the allergy injection

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean McGhee
Allergy and Immunology 23 years experience
Yes: Right after the shot there may be an itchy lump on the skin like a hive, anywhere from a pinpoint to a silver dollar size. This is usually normal, alt... Read More
Dr. Yoram Padeh
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Yes: Yes. This becomes more common as the strength of the shots increase. The "bumps" can range in size from a mosquito bite to a "golf-ball", and may or... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Insect bite: You may have scratched it to a point it got infected. Apply topical bacitracin and hydrocortisone to soothe the reaction
A female asked:
Dr. Shontae Buffington
Pediatrics 17 years experience
Yes, it is: If you have had an allergic reaction it is normal have those bumps. Its as if your taste buds went a little haywire. Give it a week or two to resolv... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: There are an assortment of normal "bumps" or papillae located in the tongue.The most prominent are located in a row near the back or root of the tongu... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Shulan
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Need exam: Unfortunately we cannot really diagnose and Treat on HealthTap, especially with rashes over the computer. See the Dr. for an examination of the bumps... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Please see: Please see an ophthalmologist to have your eyes checked because of the lesions at the corner of your eyes.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Unrelated: Not itching and thus unlikely to be from allergies. If they don't go away after 2 weeks or get worse , see your doctor since they do not appear to po... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
Allergy and Immunology 39 years experience
Possibly: Red bumps in the back of the throat or "cobblestoning" are lymphoid patches and is a normal response of the immune system probably to post nasal drip ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
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Allergic Rhinitis : Suggest Nasal corticosteroid as preventer eg Omnair , with daily non sedating antihistamine eg Telfast and if still persistent, can add montelukast in... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Probabely infection: It may be an infection like folliculitis which is like a boil in the nostril, you should have her checked by your pediatrician as she may need antibio... Read More

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