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Allergy (Definition)

An allergy is an exagerated immune responce to a typically benign trigger. You can have allergic responces to many things like pollens, animal dander, foods, medications, among other things. Symptoms may be bothersome, but benign, or can be fatal. Not all reactions to exposures are allergies and if you think you may be allergic , i recommend being evaluated by ...Read more


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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use diphenhydramine topical cream
once
Avoid the offending agent (s)
once
Find out if you are allergic to nickel, as nickel is often the cause of skin allergies
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How to over come the allergies that causes the blocked noses! ?

How to over come the allergies that causes the blocked noses! ?

Allergies: Take a non-sedating antihistamine like loratidine or cetrizine. If nasal steroid spray is available in your country, use that also. You may also try saline nasal irrigations like NetiPot. If these measures do not help you may need to be seen by primary care for further evaluation. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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2 yrs rhinitis symptoms. Tried steroid sprays, allergy meds, scans, reflux, the lot! One possibility: v.high IgE Total on allergy blood test. Ideas?

2 yrs rhinitis symptoms. Tried steroid sprays, allergy meds, scans, reflux, the lot! One possibility: v.high IgE Total on allergy blood test. Ideas?

Treatment: There are several potential causes for rhinitis. In this case, high IgE is suggestive of allergy to environmental triggers (but in no way clearly diagnostic). More information is needed in order to suggest a specific strategy (eg allergy shots or immunotherapy), but no matter the cause; rest assured that we have options. ...Read more

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My ECG reports right bundle branch block,left posterior fascicular block and bifascicular block. May I use oats,protein food, milk and dairy products?

My ECG reports right bundle branch block,left posterior fascicular block and bifascicular block. May I use oats,protein food, milk and dairy products?

Sure: Your EKG findings shouldn't affect your diet. As with anyone (regardless of what your EKG shows) it's important to eat a balanced diet with plenty of vegetables and whole grains. A moderate amount of low fat dairy products are fine too. ...Read more

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What does it mean to get an allergy shot?

What does it mean to get an allergy shot?

Allergy shots: You receive increasing doses of the allergen(s) to which you are allergic over time to alter the immune system to stop seeing the allergen as bad but rather as a normal reaction recognized by protective antibodies called igg. ...Read more

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Tsh 0.01, free t4, 1.34, tpo 113 . On 25 synthroid, (thyroxine) 5 cytomel. Doc not happy with tsh. Isn't TSH suppressed when taking t3? Hashimoto's by biopsy.

Tsh 0.01, free t4, 1.34, tpo 113 .  On 25 synthroid, (thyroxine) 5 cytomel.  Doc not happy with tsh.  Isn't TSH suppressed when taking t3?  Hashimoto's by biopsy.

Depends: Your TSH is suppressed. Consider finding a good integrative medicine doctor or an nd to help with the autoimmune process. They can suggest things to actually bring down the tpo level and help your body heal. For your best long term outcome, more needs to be done than just thyroid meds. ...Read more

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When healthtap doctor says, allergy shots could work for eczema, is that mean atopic dermatitis is also treatable? Are they similar terms?

When healthtap doctor says, allergy shots could work for eczema, is that mean atopic dermatitis is also treatable? Are they similar terms?

ATOPIC DERMATITIS: Atopic dermatitis is allergic in origin manifested by eczema or other itchy rashes located in the cubital and popliteal areas, recurrent in nature unless allergen is discovered. The allergy shots are given to desensitized the patient. ...Read more

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Can bioidentical progesterone, Biest, testosterone, Ativan, Prozac, allergy nasal sprays slow tracer from entering gallbladder during HIDA?

Can bioidentical progesterone, Biest, testosterone, Ativan, Prozac, allergy nasal sprays slow tracer from entering gallbladder during HIDA?

Not really: no most of the medicine you are taking could influence the liver but not the HIDA scan or stopping the gallbladder from filling most likely you have severe chronic cholecystitis or a stone blocking the gallbladder ...Read more

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How to treat blocked nose when i sleep that causes my eyes to be a little puffy? I don't have cold or allergies

How to treat blocked nose when i sleep that causes my eyes to be a little puffy? I don't have cold or allergies

Nasal congestion: You may have vasomotor rhintis or a dust mite allergy. A nasal spray can help. See an allerkgit and determine what is he issue ANS they can treat it accordingly. ...Read more

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Thyroperoxidase ab is <28, thyroglobulin is78, T4 free .73 T3 (liothyronine) free 2.99, ths 1.490. Does this indicate hoshimoto and why or how?

No: This does not indicate hashimotos thyroid disease. The most common cause of hypothyroidism is hashimotos and that might be a reason why your doctor suspected it. Current lab does not support that diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can my friend overcome his allergies to cats? Can he take allegra (fexofenadine) each morning to block the allergies?

How can my friend overcome his allergies to cats?  Can he take allegra (fexofenadine) each morning to block the allergies?

Yes: As with any allergy, otc antihistamines, claritin, zyrtec, or Allegra are good choices. If these do not provide adequate relief, discuss possible nasal steroid sprays with your doctor. ...Read more

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My Free T3 (liothyronine) is 4.71 and TSH 3rd generation 0.01 I already take bio-identical hormones, Armour Thyroid 90mg, cortisol 20mg for adrenals. what to do?

My Free T3 (liothyronine) is 4.71 and TSH 3rd generation
0.01  I already take bio-identical hormones, Armour Thyroid 90mg, cortisol 20mg for adrenals. what to do?

See Endocrinologist: I don't know why you are taking cortisol. If it is for "adrenal fatigue", that diagnosis is a fraud. Armour thyroid makes most people hyperthyroid, and your labs reflect that. Best you see a real endocrinologist who can help you sort out what you really need, versus what you've been sold. ...Read more

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Thyroid nodule: follicular lesion, T4 free is low, T3 (liothyronine) free is low, and TSH 3rd generation is now low. 60 mg of armour thyroid, 50 mcg levothyroid why?

Thyroid nodule: follicular lesion, T4 free is low, T3 (liothyronine) free is low, and TSH 3rd generation is now low. 60 mg of armour thyroid, 50 mcg levothyroid why?

Stop Armour: There is no way to check your levels or keep your thyroid in control in your current regimen. Armour thyroid is ground up pigs. Switch to brand name T4 only and get it regulated. Also, have repeat thyroid biopsy with afirma test and consider surgery to remove nodule depending upon lab and ultrasound. ...Read more

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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my allergies?

What's a simple, cheap treatment for my allergies?

Many: One of the best treatments is benadryl; however, this may make you tired. Other, less sedating, options are claritin, (loratadine) allegra, and zyrtec. ...Read more

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Atrial fibrillation, hashimotos, gluten sensitivity and autoantibodies for parietal cells + ATPase and Asialoganglioside autoantibodies. What is prob?

Atrial fibrillation, hashimotos, gluten sensitivity  and autoantibodies for parietal cells + ATPase and Asialoganglioside autoantibodies. What is prob?

A lot: You have at least two autoimmune disorders and potentially a couple more. This points to significant immune dysregulation. If you have joint symptoms also, consider consulting a rheumatologist as well. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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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Thyro Block (Definition)

Thyro-Block is a thyroid ...Read more