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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Several symptoms: True allergic reactions to peanuts usually occur within a few minutes of ingestion (occasionally after 1-2 hours) and may include hives, shortness of ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Zantac: If you are having an allergic reaction to peanuts.. You need to be in the er (period). Peanuts are highly allogenic and a reaction could be fatal. Tre ... Read More
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Dr. Mahaveer Mukkamalla
Specializes in Family Medicine
Epi pen: Usually it depends on what kind of allergy you have, if you had anaphylaxis which involves breathing trouble, wheezing or throat swelling you have to ... Read More
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Epi, antihistamines: If there is a history of anaphylaxis (facial or throat swelling, or collapse within an hr or 2 after ingestion) immediate medical attention is lifesav ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Peanut allergy: It isn't clear from your question whether you do get a reaction when you eat peanuts! Positive history for peanuts reactions ranging from mild to seve ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Josa
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Avoid: Have you ever had a reaction to peanut? If not why were you tested? With peanut allergy anaphylaxis can occur and the severity can not be predicated ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Rosenblum
28 years experience Family Medicine
What dust?: What kind of a room are you talking about. There shouldn't be dust in the air after the surfaces are cleaned, unless you're in a peanut butter factory ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
A dietitian, not a: physician, most likely. Histamine= a hormone made internally (not in food) & induces itching/capillary-dilatation/redness/edema; i.e. allergic res ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Maybe: What was the allergic reaction? Shortness of breath while shoveling snow could be a side effect (no offense) but being out of shape (i am too), but al ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
If severe: Blue lips and nail beds suggests cyanosis, which could be signs of a severe allergic reaction. If this were the case, one would be severely ill with ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe not: This sounds more like indigestion/intolerance than an allergic reaction. The entrance to the stomach is located just behind the heart & acid backw ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Norvell
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: The guidelines that are published for evaluation and treatment of food allergies do not recommend testing without a prior reaction/symptoms after eati ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Green
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Childhood allergies: Food allergies starting in childhood most often include eggs, milk, wheat, peanut, nuts and sometimes fish and shellfish. Adults are ore likely to bec ... Read More
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