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Allergic To Sun
Allergy to meds: You can be allergic to topical agents for itching. ...Read more
Anything possible : In general, you can develop allergic reactions to anything that are normally unharmful at any time in your life. To determine if this is the case, a detailed history to gage temporal association and risk, plus examinations and supporting tests are needed. Your local allergist could help you with this. ...Read more
Yes: Allergy to the entire class of antibiotics called cephalosporins is indeed possible. That allergy would be the common part of the molecule shared by all cephalosporins and penicillins, the beta-lactam ring. ...Read more
Don't look for cause: Acne is unrelated to hygiene or lifestyle and only marginally to diet. Don't try to figure out the cause, but manage your illness until it self-cures with age. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in 2 weeks, get with your personal physician who can add prescription-strength rx. ...Read more
Yes (rare): Solar urticaria is hives triggered by the sun. This is very rare. More likely are photo-toxic or photo-allergic reactions due to medications that when the person is exposed to the sun trigger a rash. These are quite common and if confusing can be diagnosed by allergists or dermatologists. ...Read more
Stop using it: First stop using it. Wash it off completely. Topical hyrocortisone used very sparingly once or twice a day for a few days may help. If your symptoms persist please see your allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more
Can a severe allergic skin reaction including: dermatitis, hives, eodema, erythmaderma cause new sensitivities to other chemicals to begin?
I have heavy allergic to seafood. Is it possible to take antihistamine drug as profilaxis to minimize allergic reaction?
Stay away: I will stay way from seafood.Get a more detailed answer ›
If severe: Blue lips and nail beds suggests cyanosis, which could be signs of a severe allergic reaction. If this were the case, one would be severely ill with difficulty breathing and require immediate medical attention. If these were the only symptoms, further evaluation would be necessary to assess for another explanation. ...Read more
Suffer from allergic rhinitis.I'm having allergic reaction when smoke & drink gin.Is it possible to be allergic to gin?
LIsten to Yourself: How about you put on your doctor and thinking cap and read your question out loud to yourself. Can you body get any louder in trying to tell you that you are harming it? It is screaming at you. Stop smoking. Stop drinking. Pay attention when you body is trying to talk to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of allergic rash, raised skin do you get from allergic reaction to imodium (loperamide)? Is it hives-like?
Unsure: A physician will need to know more about the trigger, nature and severity of the reaction to begin to offer advice. Some severe reactions require immediate epinephrine injection via epipen whereas others can be managed through avoidance strategies or less potent suppressive or as needed medications. Good luck! ...Read more