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I ate pineapple and now I have allergies on my face and in my mouth. Am I allergic to pineapple?

I ate pineapple and now I have allergies on my face and in my mouth. Am I allergic to pineapple?

Unusual: A true allergy to pineapple is highly unusual however pineapple can cause sores in the mouth. You will need to be more specific about the allergies on your face. ...Read more

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Allergic reaction to pineapple how long it lasts?

Allergic reaction to pineapple how long it lasts?

Hours: Nearly all food reactions subside in less than a day. ...Read more

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I've just eaten some pineapple today, my skin has started to go weird and more irritated. Could this be an allergic reaction?

I've just eaten some pineapple today, my skin has started to go weird and more irritated. Could this be an allergic reaction?

Pineapple: Depending what area of skin is involved, usually the skin around the mouth and your mouth can get itchy from pineapple. If you developed a rash from it, see an allergist and get tested for it. ...Read more

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What to do about the after effects of an allergic reaction to fresh pineapple?

What to do about the after effects of an allergic reaction to fresh pineapple?

Oral allergy: If your reaction is limited to the mouth, which is usually the case with pineapple, time will heal it. This is not a life threatening allergy, it is called oral allergy syndrome. Take an oral antihistamine 30 minutes before eating it in the future or avoid it. Cooked pineapple should be ok. ...Read more

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Could I have an allergic reaction after intercourse if my husband ate pineapple?

Could I have an allergic reaction after intercourse if my husband ate pineapple?

Unlikely: Are u allergic to pineapple or related fruits. Most food allergies are due to ingesting them. I think it is highly unlikely that u could develop a reaction to a food item via sexual intercourse, unless you ate some during act. Perhaps u came in contact with pineapple in his mouth while kissing, though I think this unlikely. Unless u are highly allergic to pineapple, I would look for other cause. ...Read more

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If I have an allergic reaction to mango and pineapple, should I worry about apples even though I've been ok with them my whole life?

If I have an allergic reaction to mango and pineapple, should I worry about apples even though I've been ok with them my whole life?

No: It is usually individuals from northern European heritage who have allergy issues with tropical fruits. Apples are not tropical fruits. ...Read more

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Some swelling of the tongue? Is it always a danger of allergic reaction?

Some swelling of the tongue? Is it always a danger of allergic reaction?

Most likely: There are several things that can cause swelling of the tongue, but the one that you must be concerned is an allergic reaction, whereby if the swelling progresses it can cut off the airways causing death. There are other factors such as hereditary angioedema, which need to be evaluated by a specialist in these conditions, such as a board certified allergist. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have an allergic reaction feeling like swelling on back of tongue?

Is it possible to have an allergic reaction feeling like swelling on back of tongue?

Yes: Allergic reactions to tongue and mouth usually arise from fresh fruits and vegetable. These foods contain substances similar to pollens. Mellons and apples are classic examples. ...Read more

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What causes bumps on your tongue? Could it be an allergic reaction or just too much salt?

Bumps on tongue: The top surface of the tongue has tiny bumps...These are the papillae of the tongue and are normal anatomy. Further back on the top and sides, you will see larger bumps. Theses are usually lingual tonsils. They too are normal tissue. Have your dentist look at what you are seeing to make sure these bumps are normal tissue and not anything more serious. Make the call and put your mind at ease. ...Read more

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I have white spots in my tongue like perfect circles. Is this an allergic reaction, should I be concerned?

I have white spots in my tongue like perfect circles. Is this an allergic reaction, should I be concerned?

Unlikely: What you describe is not typical of an allergic reaction. You should see a dentist to determine what you have and whether or not it requires treatment. ...Read more

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I have small bumps on the back of my tongue and are not painful. I am getting through a cold. Could this be related? Maybe an allergic reaction?

I have small bumps on the back of my tongue and are not painful. I am getting through a cold. Could this be related? Maybe an allergic reaction?

Could be: It can be related to a cold, or it may be the normal large bumps that can occur and you just noticed. There can be some other causes so you may want to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Have been taking macropen for 6 days and now have a fuzzy feeling on tongue. Is this possibly an allergic reaction. No rash or other signs/. Thank you?

Have been taking macropen for 6 days and now have a fuzzy feeling on tongue. Is this possibly an allergic reaction. No rash or other signs/. Thank you?

Fuzzy tongue: No that's a FUNGAL over growth on the tongue from knocking out all the bacterial commensals in the mouth from 6 days of PEN. If you have normal T cells and if the overgrowth not too bad you can do nothing AND as the bact come back the fungi will go down. You can also get ANY anti-fungal OTC vaginal supp and suck one a day for 5 days and that will nail it too. Next time take antifungal Rx simultan ...Read more

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Anytime I eat chilli, my gums start to itch and my tongue swells quite abit, could it be an allergic reaction?

Anytime I eat chilli, my gums start to itch and my tongue swells quite abit, could it be an allergic reaction?

Chili and allergy: Yes this could be a reaction to the chili or any of its ingredients. This could be serious or life threatening. Do not even touch chili from now on. Be very careful as the next exposure may be much worse then the previous ones. You should see an allergist, to discover the cause, see about getting an epi pen used for emergency treatment. ...Read more

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I have had 7 doses of amoxicillin in last 4 days. Today my tongue feels weird like numb/tingly. Side effect or allergic reaction? Or something else?

I have had 7 doses of amoxicillin in last 4 days. Today my tongue feels weird like numb/tingly. Side effect or allergic reaction? Or something else?

May be allergy: If this is an allergy to penicillin (amino penicillin is amoxacillin) and the tongue is involved, it could lead to angio-neurotic edema of the larynx. I would advise caution and stop the antibiotic and see an allergist to skin test you to rule out allergy to penicillin. ...Read more

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I am taking medicine for h.Pilori and I have red bumps on my tongue. I am really woried. Please help. I was wondering if this is an allergic reaction?

Maybe: Any medication can potentially cause an allergic reaction. Some medications are more likely than others. Generally an allergic reaction involving the mouth, tongue or throat will present with swelling and/or itching. On the far back of the tongue are papillae (taste buds) that can sometimes be mistaken as abnormal. A physician should be able to perform an exam and know the difference. ...Read more

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I've been having very strange reactions for two months now. The first episode looked like an allergic reaction to icecream - itchy tongue and mouth, c?

I've been having very strange reactions for two months now. The first episode looked like an allergic reaction to icecream - itchy tongue and mouth, c?

Stop: Stop eating anything you think you're allergic to. If you have a lip or tongue swelling or short of breath or wheezing seek immediate medical attention. Otherwise see a primary care physician or allergist just for diagnosis and treatment ...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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If I have silicone contacts and I touch the contact and then my tongue would I have a allergic reaction? I do havesilicone allergy if it's in my mouth

If I have silicone contacts and I touch the contact and then my tongue would I have a allergic reaction? I do havesilicone allergy if it's in my mouth

Rare: I suspect you are allergic to other substance instead of silicone. If you are indeed allergic to silicone, it is unlikely that you would tolerate the contact without intense eye itching and swelling. Thus the tongue reaction would be an impossible event. ...Read more

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A few months ago, I woke up with my tongue very sore. When I went to the dr I was told I had allergic reaction to something. Now it's back and it's painful to where it woke me up. There's tiny bumps and it's red. I can't eat or drink anything. If its alle

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Tongue: Most likely is canker sores which are round or oval spots with whitish/yellow center & red borders. Unlike cold sores, these are not contagious. The cause is unknown but they tend to run in families. Some develop them when they are stressed or tired, having menstrual cycle, injury from biting tongue, braces, food allergies, strong acidic foods or drinks such as orange juice, lack of iron in diet. ...Read more

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Can allergic reaction to fruit cause a pea-size lump inside my tongue? It's tender but not painful, slight swelling. What can I do?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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I have very small bumps on my lips & the top of my tongue is numb. Dr said it's not herpes what could it be? Could it be an allergic reaction

I have very small bumps on my lips & the top of my tongue is numb. Dr said it's not herpes what could it be? Could it be an allergic reaction

Not allergy: Check with your doctor or your dentist re. These issues. Having numbness in the tongue may indicate swelling or a nerve issue. Either requires a direct examination or even a biopsy ...Read more

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I'm currently using a prescription mouthwash due to dry socket. My tongue itches and taste buds are inflamed. Could it be an allergic reaction?

I'm currently using a prescription mouthwash due to dry socket. My tongue itches and taste buds are inflamed. Could it be an allergic reaction?

Better Safe/Sorry: If you think it may be an allergic reaction, simply do not use it again. It is not worth trying again to find out. You can substitute warm salt water in its place. Be sure to mention this to the dentist who prescribed it for future reference. ...Read more

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About a week ago I had an allergic reaction to kiwi ever since then I have a dry taste in my mouth spicy foods now burn and now have bumps on tongue?

Possible: If the allergic inflammation was severe, it may affect your oral tissue for a few days. I suspect that this problem will likely go away in another week after the tissue has a chance to heal. If the problem lasts more than 2 weeks, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Birth control pills and swollen tongue. Is it the birth control even though I have taken only one so far, or an allergic reaction?

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

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Is it normal for geographic tongue to feel itchy, irritated and dry when it starts up? My ears also itch inside and eczema. Is this allergic reaction?

Is it normal for geographic tongue to feel itchy, irritated and dry when it starts up? My ears also itch inside and eczema. Is this allergic reaction?

It's Episodic: The physical signs of geographic tongue tend to come & go over time. However, the condition never goes away completely. There can be extended periods when you don't really see or notice anything, but that doesn't mean it's gone. For the vast majority of people, there aren't any serious symptoms--the tongue just looks a bit weird. It's not an allergic reaction, but it can be itchy or sensitive. ...Read more

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