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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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Would a nebulizer have helped me during my asthma attack as a result of an allergic reaction to taking aspirin?

Would a nebulizer have helped me during my asthma attack as a result of an allergic reaction to taking aspirin?

Yes, likely: Asthma attacks triggered by Aspirin can be severe and life threatening. Albuterol administered by a nebulizer or through an inhaler (with good inhaler technique) can help with bronchospasm (cough, wheezing, chest tightness). It is imperative to avoid all Aspirin products and nsaids like ibuprofen. Some medications like montelukast can be especially helpful for Aspirin allergic patients. ...Read more

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If you have an allergic reaction to baby aspirin, if i think that is what is causing my shortness of breath when will allergic reaction show?

If you have an allergic reaction to baby aspirin,  if i think that is what is causing my shortness of breath  when will allergic reaction show?

Allergic reaction.: My computer crashed - so i don't know if went through before when i answered this question. The shortness of breath you get each time you take baby Aspirin is an allergic reaction (until proven otherwise). I would stop taking it because your sensitivity can increase each time you take. D/w your physician or an allergist. ...Read more

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Aspirin i haven't taken aspirin in over 40 years , i wasn't allergic to it but would like to take it now. I am 65. I am assuming if i didn't have an allergic reaction when young, i won't now?

Aspirin i haven't taken aspirin in over 40 years , i wasn't allergic to it but would like to take it now.  I am 65.  I am assuming  if i didn't have an allergic reaction when young, i won't now?

In short, most likel: There are no real good clinical tests, (e.g. In vitro), and the best test is a challenge to the drug, oral, in a controlled setting, e.g. Doctor's office. But you prob dont have one since your history indicates that you never had a reaction. ...Read more

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I have itchy white bumps on my tongue due to an allergic reaction however now they seem to have fluid in them that taste like aspirin ?

I have itchy white bumps on my tongue due to an allergic reaction however now they seem to have fluid in them that taste like aspirin ?

Thrush: It is hard to say without seeing them but white spots on the tongue could be a fungal infection called thrush. It could effect your taste sensation. See your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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Aspirin allergy or triggered allergic reaction due to anything besides Bayer aspirin?

Aspirin allergy or triggered allergic reaction due to anything besides Bayer aspirin?

? Other ingredients: if you're fine with one brand (Bayer) then stay with it if you have to have it regularly for whatever reason, other formulations might have other inactive ingredients that might cause true allergy (rare) or adverse side effects interpreted as allergy to the formulation, if in doubt see an allergist/immunologist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

Allergic reactions are sensitivities to substances, called allergens, that come into contact with the skin, nose, eyes, respiratory tract, and gastrointestinal tract. They can be inhaled into the ...Read more


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