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What is the immediate and ongoing treatment for chocolate allergy please

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Malpass
32 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
Bad Luck!: Food allergies occur when the body's immune system recognizes a substance as being "foreign" to the body and potentially harmful. It then "attacks" th ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Trust the history: What actually happens when you eat a food you suspect you are allergic to is more sensitive and more specific than is the blood test. I think the alle ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Several: The most effective treatment for seasonal pollen allergies is prescription nasal steroid sprays such as qnasl, flonase, nasonex, (mometasone) etc. Ot ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience in Pediatrics
Sort of: There are experimental treatments, but nothing that is widely available. Avoidance is the mainstay of treatment at this time.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No one treatment: Diabetes and allergies are not related, so you need to be treated for both, with different medications, but avoid receiving systemic steroids for the ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Many: One of the best treatments is benadryl; however, this may make you tired. Other, less sedating, options are claritin, (loratadine) allegra, and zyrte ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Aviod: You must see an allergist and find crossreactive foods , must carry an epi pen, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) avoid tree nuts, read i ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Confusing question: Rubbing alcohol can certainly be helpful in getting any adhesive residue off the skin of anyone who is sensitive to that residue. As far as any benefi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See an Allergist: Allergies, especially seasonal and food allergies, are strongly associated with eczema. Until you see an allergist, best things are to keep the little ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Heller
31 years experience in Orthodontics
Latex Allergy: Latex sensitivity can cause redness and swelling inside the cheeks. Usually this is not painful but may have a tingling or itchy feeling. It is always ... Read More
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