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Allergic Reaction Swollen Tongue
Shouldn't prednisone be prescribed in titrated doses? I am 76 years old. Last week i was taken to the ER with an acute allergic reaction (hives, swollen tongue, etc.). The physician prescribed prednisone 40 mg q. D. X 4. A nurse told me that prednisone
Workup and Mgt: Usually a short course of prednisone does not need to be titrated, unless you have a medical condition that necessitates this. I would suggest that you have an Epi Pen at home and with you, with instructions for its use. In addition, it is important to know what triggered this reaction and to avoid the triggers. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Birth control pills and swollen tongue. Is it the birth control even though I have taken only one so far, or an allergic reaction?
Maybe: A swollen tongue usually is indicative of some type of allergic reaction. If you experienced the swelling just after taking the pill you may be allergic to an ingredient in the pill. Or you may have been exposed to some other allergen in something you ate. Either way an allergic reaction that causes your tongue to swell can be dangerous and you should see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Hello. No allergies what so ever.. Im afraid of tongue swelling. Is this just fear? Never experienced swollen tongue, or allergic reactions to food!
I have never had a swollen tongue. And I have no allergies. But for no reason i'm afraid of getting a swollen tongue. What is it ? Anxiety?
If you have no tongue disease, and no allergies at all. Then its not possible to get a swollen tongue? Afraid it will swell, and that i die. Anxiety?
Illness Anxiety D/O: It sounds like you could be dealing with Hypochondriasis, which is now termed "Illness Anxiety Disorder" in the new DSM V. Anxiety focuses on fears of having or acquiring a serious illness, although symptoms may not be present or are mild in intensity. There is high anxiety about health, and preoccupation with the risk of developing a condition is disproportionate to actual risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have health anxiety. Never experienced swollen tongue. I'm afraid of swollen tongue. How likely is this to occur? Have no allergies (food, etc) fear?
Trust your DR : Trust yourself and above all, trust god! try not to focus on yourself and your health but on other activities like exercise, engaging in sports , helping others especially those in need. Comparing yourself with other people who are crippled , amputees, intubated , comatose etc, consider yourself so fortunate and blessed. May god bless you :))). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If your afraid of food allergies, and tongue swelling, and have don't have allergies, and have never experienced swollen tongue. Is it a phobia then?
Food allergy: While many people have adverse reactions to foods, only about 2-3% of adults have true food allergies where tongue swelling may occur. Other symptoms that are more common than tongue swelling is mouth itching, mild lip swelling, hives and GI symptoms. It's important to enjoy food, if you experience symptoms an allergist can help identify if there is an allergy or not. ...Read more
I have health anxiety. Never gotten swollen tongue. I'm afraid of tongue swelling. How likely is this to occur? No food allergies, or other allergies!
I had an adverse reaction to bactrium. I started getting flu like symptoms, visibly swollen lymph nodes in neck thatmoved to hives and swollen tongue. I am still gettingintermittent hives/swollen tongue, 9 days after the last pill.Is it normal?
Evaluate: airway swelling can be quite dangerous. Please stop wearing your appliance and call your Dentist immediately. Swelling may be due to mechanical irritation or, more rarely, an allergic reaction. Differential diagnosis is required. Please call your Dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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