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Is it likely the type of allergy causing allergic shiners could be a food allergy or a sinus or hayfever problem? My son has all year round?
Are my allergies causing my epicanthal folds as I have allergic shiners too are they permanent and Will they go away with medication.appear swollen?
Good resource below.: From Cleveland Clinic Read here: http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement/allergy/allergic-rhinitis/Get a more detailed answer ›
It may be helpful: It may help to reduce swelling and congestion in the nasal passages which is associated with allergies. Saline rinses and gently blowing your nose in a tissue may also help. Discuss the possible triggers of your symptoms with your physician and keep a log of exposure to triggers for your visit. For example, does exposure to a dog make your allergic symptoms worse> ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any advice for this fair skinned girl who suffers from horrible allergic shiners and eczema around her eyes? People always think I'm tired and sick
Anti-histamines: but things that shift fluids can also additionally help. Try sweats. Excercise or sauna. ...Read more
Antihistamines, nose sprays, and completing allergy shots are not getting rid of my allergic shiners. Need advice. ?
? Food allergies: Allergic shiners are commonly caused by food allergies. All the drugs & shots in the world won't help if you are eating foods you are allergic to. Standard allergy tests won't reliably detect. Try an elimination diet- avoid all dairy, gluten, eggs, corn, soy & almonds for 10 days, then add back one at a time. See http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=diet&dbid=7. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have dermatographia so no allergy skin tests blood tests neg to all usual environ. And foods. Yet have nasal congestion, hives, allergic shiners, reflux, fatigue in response to triggers. Next steps?
Allergic shiners: Those dark circles under the eyes are commonly called allergic shiners. They are due to back up of blood in the small blood vessels due to significant nasal congestion. It takes a while, but with treatment of the nasal congestion, the "allergic shiners' will gradually improve. Hive are usually treated with antihistamines and finding the cause of the hives so avoidance measures can be done. ...Read more