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Allergic Reaction On Penis
I recently applied hydrocortisone to possible staph reaction or allergic reaction on penis and it seems to have made it worse now urination hurts?
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
See answer: Allergic or sensitization reactions to various chemicals (soaps, fragrances, lubricants, condoms, spermicidals, preservatives, fragrances, etc) on genital region not uncommon. May present as rash, reddened area, itchy, weeping, etc. Treatment: eliminate use of irritant, keep clean with mild soap and water, avoid antibiotic ointments, and apply otc 1-2% Hydrocortisone cream twice a day. ...Read more
My penis irches from the inside after ejaculation only. I v never had sex and Its not an allergic reaction What medicine do you recommed?
No medication: First we have to know what's causing this itching. It will help to consult a Urologist. I assume if you never had sex then you must be masturbating. Could excessive pressure cause this? I do not know. No one can give you a medication without understanding and explaining the cause. ...Read more
Had an allergic reaction now I have what looks like a allergy spot on my penis head. How do I know it's not herpes?
I used shampoo as soap now have a red bump on my penis and it hurts when touched and is sensitive. Did I get allergic reaction?
It's unlikely: Typically, an allergic reaction involves a larger area than just one bump. The bump could be a folliculiltis (inflammation of the hair follicle), a viral process (like a wart or molluscum) or some other process like an angioma (blood vessel growth). If it doesn't go away, you may need a medical evaluation or biopsy- see a urologist or dermatologist. ...Read more
My bf got red pin point bumps on the head of his penis. Is it an allergic reaction the the condom or is it an std?
Asked and answered: It is not an STD. None would show up this quickly and he wore a condom. Your question has been accurately answered! ...Read more
Doctor told me I had an allergic reaction to gold bond powder on my penis. I was given an oral steroid today. How long should I wait to have sex?
Penile pimples: Could be normal but they should be examined to know for sure ...Read more
Dear doctor I have some allergies in my penis how can I reduce or solve this problem please help md?
Symptoms?: Are you referring to any itchy rash somewhere on your penis? If so, consider latex allergy if you using a latex condom or an allergy to an ingredient in a product used by your sexual partner. I am more concerned about your throat swelling issue and believe it is time for you to consult an allergist. ...Read more
I have a latex allergy on my penis and I want to know if fordyce spots and latex allergies happen within each other. Don't itch. Don't burn. Justthere?
Got an alergic reaction on my lips first then a little bit on my face then my penis itching what's the causes and any remedies, thanks in advance.
ALLERGIES: Benedryl can help this. The genitals are a common place for allergic reactions to show. ...Read more
2days after my aboration my vag became swollen n felt like it was on fire could that be an allergic reaction to the pad I was using or yeast section?
Need to be seen: Given the symptoms and your history, you need to be examined for better management ...Read more
How would I know if I am havin an allergic reaction to buffalo fly bites? I have quiet a few bites on my head n neck n drivin me insane
Insect: If systemic sxs are present after bitt. Otherwise more of a toxic reaction. ...Read more
Allergic Reaction?: Not sure what you mean by allergic reaction. If you are referring to anaphylaxis then epinephrine is the treatment of choice, call 911. Allergic rhinitis is treated with OTC antihistamines, daily intranasal steroid or antihistamine sprays, saline rinses, etc. Allergy shots also an option. Avoidance of triggers is important but see an Allergist first to determine exactly what you are allergic to. ...Read more
Why allergists exist: Finding & treating the cause of allergic reactions is the main function of an allergist. A solid understanding of the immune system is required, so that immunology goes hand in hand. Timing, prevalence of various causes, location, description, examination, associated factors, family history and finally testing enables allergists to identify the culprit, if one is present; treatment is pt-centered. ...Read more
Inflammatory rxn: An allergic reaction is the body's defense against an agent it considers harmful or toxic to the body. Most allergic reactions start with food allergies that are undiagnosed and "rev up" the immune system leading to multiple other reactions to environmental items as in mcs. First firgure out what's wrong with the gut and fix it and the immune system will settle down and others will lessen/go away. ...Read more
Allergic reactions often causes itching but the symptoms are greatly organ-dependent.
*Nose- congestion, runny nose, sneezing
*Eyes- itching, redness, tearing
*chest-wheezing, shortness of breath, and coughing.
Other conditions include hives from food, itchy mouth and throat from certain fruits, and rarely anaphylaxis.
Contact skin allergy is yet another but the mechanism is different. ...Read more
Immunologic: An allergic reaction is the body's immunologic response to a substance (typically a protein) that it determines is "foreign." the body's th2 type of t cells interacts with b cells that produce ige antibodies. When ige antibodies that are present on mast cells subsequently encounter the allergen, the mast cell releases histamine and other chemical mediators that lead to the symptoms of allergy. ...Read more
Symptoms: If the allergy is to a food or ingested medication, the typical symptoms are vomiting, diarrhea and rash (hives, itching). If trigger was airborne like pollen or pet dander, then itching (nose, skin, eyes), sneezing, runny nose and cough. Asthma symptoms can be from an allergy. An allergist can assist in identifying is symptoms are from an allergy and determine specifically which allergen. ...Read more
You mean marijuana?: A rule of thumb is that anything that has pharmacologic effects also has side effects and can precipitate allergic reactions. This is obviously more common for certain compounds than for others, but is theoretically possible for any compound. That being said, I've never seen or read about a true allergic reaction to marijuana. ...Read more
Allergy: If you seek the opinion of an allergist you may be able to elucidate the mystery ...Read more
Discuss: Discuss with a physician or care-giver practiced in recognizing allergic reaction. True immune mediated allergy is often confused with pharmacological side effects from medication or non-allergic food intolerance. Also, there are some typical patterns for rash associated with allergy, but many types of rash that are non-allergic. ...Read more
No: Rosacea is an inherited condition characterized by extra sensitive skin, flushing, dilated blood vessels, inflammatory bumps that mimic acne, and enlarging bumpy nose. Common triggers are chronic sun exposure, caffeine, alcohol, and increase in core temperature, etc...The inflammatory reaction of rosacea is not histamine driven as it is in an allergic reaction. ...Read more