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What are signs and symptoms to the allergic reaction to barium

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Palumbo
22 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Varies: Immediate reactions to a food can include hives, feelings of throat tightening and itching, shortness of breath, flushing of the skin and overwhelm f ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Variable: There is a broad range of symptoms, usual ones being visual problems, numbness, tingling and weakness. You may consult this site for more information ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience in Neurology
Symptoms can be: Vague: painful blindness, odd sensations of the body, weakness, bowel/bladder changes, etc. However, i could make an endless list of other medical di ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Allergic Rxn: I wouldn't recommend the xanax (alprazolam) beforehand. Ask your doctor about this, though. Reactions to barium are extremely uncommon. Nothing to wor ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Barium: Barium rarely causes allergic reactions,but can be very constipating. Usually an additive in the barium helps avoid constipation. Perhaps you can ask ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Prawns: The same as with shrimp. It can make hives, a rash or swelling. It may activate asthma or cause an allergic response in the eyes or nose.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Typical symptoms: Regardless of the drug triggering an allergic reaction the allergic reaction consists of some or all of these symptoms: hives, rash, itchy & swollen o ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sounds like: you have had laryngeal irritation from ACID REFLUX and you are taking Protonix (pantoprazole) for these symptoms! This is not "really" an allergy and ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
This is a tough one: Even if the barium swallow confirms reflux it doesn't confirm that its the cause of your any voice problems. It is reasonable to treat both post nasa ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Postnasal drips from nasal allergy or sinusitis can induce throat symptoms and a cough but then a barium swallow may not entirely rule out the presenc ... Read More
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