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Can allergies to mold and dust cause burping?

Can allergies to mold and dust cause burping?

No: Mold and dust are airborne allergens, with the usual symptoms being runny nose, stuffy nose, mild cough, and itching in the nose and/or eyes. People whose have asthma symptoms can get more wheezing and coughing when the air has mold or dust. Burping is not a respiratory symptom, but instead is from air escaping up from the stomach. Burping is not caused by airborne allergens. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Does dust allergies cause sinusitis? Can sinusitis be caused by allergy to dust?

Does dust allergies cause sinusitis?         Can sinusitis be caused by allergy to dust?

Yes: Sinuses have tiny openings into the nasal cavity allowing air exchange. When the nasal cavities are "congested" either from allergies (any cause), or a prolonged cold, these openings are blocked. The oxygen in the sinuses then slowly disappear and thus allows excessive growth of bacteria and consequently may cause sinus infections. ...Read more

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Can a pollen allergy cause you to choke?

Possibly: Allergy to pollen can cause postnasal drainage, which cold make you feel like you are going to choke. This type of symptom is uncommon, however, compared to the cardinal symptoms of allergic rhinitis (runny nose, sneeze, itchy nose/eyes, nasal congestion). ...Read more

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Hi I have an allergy to dust mites can that cause hearing problems eg. Muffled also can it cause headaches and fatigue thanks?

Hi I have an allergy to dust mites can that cause hearing problems eg. Muffled
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Yes: Dust mite allergy causes chronic nasal congestion which may lead to eutachian tube dysfunction and muffled hearing. Once you treat the underlying congestion, the hearing should return to normal. Headaches are also resulting from nasal congestion and fatigue is reported in all allergy sufferers. You should see an allergist to help you with your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies cause your ears to itch?

Can seasonal allergies cause your ears to itch?

Yes: They can definitely cause the sensation of itching in your eustacian tubes between your ears and throat. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause you to be lightheaded?

Can allergies cause you to be lightheaded?

Probably not: Usual symptoms of allergies are sneezing, itching, stuffy nose, runny nose and occasional cough. These symptoms can impair sleep and lead to fatigue. Lightheaded would not be a typical symptom of allergy unless a person is having a severe allergic (anaphylactic) reaction with low blood pressure, but there would be many other symptoms--hives, wheezing, etc. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause you to be drowsy?

Can allergies cause you to be drowsy?

Yes: Even though allergies primarily affect the nose, eye, ears and throat, it is common for persons to experience sleep problems, irritability and fatigue. Another good reason to treat allergies! it really can affect one's quality of life! ...Read more

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What would cause an allergic reaction on the lips? Can pollen seasonal allergies cause this?

Allergy: Allergic reactions in the lips can be caused by pollen, but it can also be caused by foods, lip balm or other exposures you may be allergic to. If you are having frequent symptoms, then allergy testing should be considered. ...Read more

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Can black mold cause rhinitis and allergic reaction? And what type of illness/symptoms could this induce?

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Can black mold cause rhinitis and allergic reaction? And what type of illness/symptoms could this induce?

Many: If you are allergic, asthma, rhinitis, conjunctivitis , and rarely hives may develop. If you have an impaired immune system, you may have invasive fungal disease. Some may develop allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis (with aspergillus being more common) manifested usually as steroid-resistant asthma. Others hypersensitivity pneumonitis which when prolonged may cause permanent lung damage. ...Read more

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Can hornet/insect bites cause temporary allergies? Can any docs explain?

Can hornet/insect bites cause temporary allergies? Can any docs explain?

Depends whatyou mean: Hornet/insect bites can cause itching, hives, localized swelling all the way up to systemic reactions (anaphylaxis). If you mean can they cause nose or eye symptoms this would be indicative of a more systemic reaction (wheezing, swelling etc.). Any suspected systemic reaction should be treated immediately with Epinephrine followed by calling 911. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause dizzyness?

Can allergies cause dizzyness?

Yes possible: but first see your doctor to rule out other serious problems for dizziness before you visit allergy specialist . ...Read more

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Can recent bronchitis cause allergies to go hay wire?

Can recent bronchitis cause allergies to go hay wire?

Possible: Bronchitis is typically a viral infection. Most viral infections can 'interact', for lack of a better word, with one's allergies and may increase symtpoms. ...Read more

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Can nut allergies cause a person to become lightheaded?

Can nut allergies cause a person to become lightheaded?

In severe reactions: In severe allergic reactions called anaphylaxis, a drop in blood pressure can lead to feeling lightheaded. A feeling of light-headed that is more persistent is not likely to be related to food allergies. ...Read more

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Can allergies to pollen cause your throat to close?

Can allergies to pollen cause your throat to close?

Yes: Severely allergic individuals can experience throat discomfort from pollen. Throat closing sensations can occur when mucus build up in your throat. If you are having a hard time breathing of course go to the er. Pollen allergy can cause anaphylaxis but that is rare. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause sinus infections and migraines?

Can allergies cause sinus infections and migraines?

Stuffy nose: With chronic sinus congestion, pressure changes in sinuses causes severe headaches sometimes. Relieve allergic rhinitis, clean out sinuses, do those nasal irrigations, take your allergy medicines, and your headaches will subside. Go on a plane or dive with sinus congestion and you will be in trouble from the change in pressure. ...Read more

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What can cause crab allergies?

What can cause crab allergies?

Depends: Crab allergy is a shellfish allergy and can develop at any time during adulthood. Why some adults can consume crabs their entire life without any problems and others can go on to develop symptoms is unknown. Shellfish allergy is a common adult allergen and symptoms can vary from one accidental exposure to the next so avoidance once symptoms develop is the best way to manage. ...Read more

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Wanted to know if allergies cause sinus infections and migraines?

Wanted to know if allergies cause sinus infections and migraines?

Indirectly: Allergies aren't the cause of sinus infection and migraines, per say. However, allergies can be a trigger for some people with migraines. Allergies can also contribute to sinus infections. The inflammation caused by allergies can be a set up for migraines. ...Read more

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Can pollens cause a sinus infection?

Secondarily: If you have an allergy which produces swelling in your nostrils this may block drainage from the frontal and maxillary sinuses and this may result in sinus infection. ...Read more

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Spinning Sensation (Definition)

Vertigo is a clinical finding where one is standing still but feels like the room is in motion, spinning around him. Vertigo is ...Read more


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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more