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swollen lips as an allergic reaction to peanut butter

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhukar Punja
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Medication: Antihistamines can be very helpful. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) works well but can cause sleepiness. Other antihistamines like zyrtec, Allegra and Clar ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Swollen Lips: Consider going to an er if the swelling is persisting since you might need an Epinephrine shot and high dose antihistamines.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
33 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Medication: Either an antihistamine or a steroid or both, depending on the severity of the reaction, can aid in reducing the swelling. Your physician needs to pre ... Read More
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Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
30 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Allergic reaction: Sounds like serious allergic reaction but to what? Can't say for sure that Amoxil (amoxicillin) is the culprit. In pediatric population, we are very l ... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: You gave us very little information. We don't know the age of your child, why he\she was given antibiotics, whether or not there are any other sympto ... Read More
Dr. Boris Ripa
36 years experience Pediatrics
Could be: If your child has such symptoms after using amoxicillin, probably it's allergy to antibiotic.It also could be allergy to another drugs you gave to chi ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
What type of allergy: Allergies can quickly become unsafe if you can't breath or your throat swells up. The lip may break out in a cold sore. Need more information If throa ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Davidson
18 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No, not always.: There are many different types of allergic reactions. Most of us think of immediate reactions to substances like foods. However, that is only one type ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Not allergy: Allergic reaction will fade away once the allergen is avoided or eliminated from the system, can't stay for three months unless you're continuously ex ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
Specializes in
Probably allergy : Is it happening for the first time? Check what you ate before. Antihistamine tablets or oral steroids might be indicated. See your doctor please
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Yes: These are signs of an allergic reaction, please see the Emergency Department. If you have an anti histamine, please take a dose and bring the medicati ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Avoid: Avoid both until you can find out which one is causing your problem given both are highly allergenic foods. You mentioned ige test was positive (to ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklin Allen
13 years experience Dentistry
Somewhat: Many allergens can make the lips swell, it is often difficult to determine what it is. It is called angioedema. Front line treatment is usually anti ... Read More
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