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Asthma Food Allergies
Is there a correlation between asthma, food allergies and hypochlorhydria? Older studies published in BMJ and Nature seem to suggest so?
Listeriosis is a dangerous infection caused by eating food contaminated with bacteria called Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes). Pregnant women, developing fetuses, newborns, and adults with weakened immune systems are at increased risk. The bacteria most often cause a gastrointestinal illness. In some cases, you can develop a blood infection (septicemia) or inflammation of the covering of the brain (meningitis). Infection in early pregnancy generally leads to miscarriage. The bacteria may cross the placenta and infect the developing baby. Infections in late pregnancy may lead to stillbirth or death of the infant within a few hours of birth. About half of infants infected at or ...Read more
With asthma, dust mite & food allergies, need I use 1) latex or organic wool/cotton mattress with or w/o allergen mattress cover & 2) organic bedding?
Are there any links between connective tissue diseases, aggressive osteoarthritis, food allergies, asthma or allergies? Which could be related?
What is the likelihood of being born with food allergies, asthma, and later on juvenile type 1 diabetes?
At times, have shallow breathing w/numbness/tingling all over and mental confusion;sometimes w/chest pain..No anxiety/food allergy/asthma. Any ideas?
Could be anxiety: These symptoms could easily be explained by limited symptom panic attacks, but you need a full evaluation with your physician to rule out other possible causes. Could also be from various types of substance use (you additionally list "type a medication" in your info, but i don't know what that is.) with the "irrational rage" and memory loss, would also recommend evaluation with a psychiatrist. ...Read more
No: unrelated, but a person can have both conditions independent of each other ...Read more
Seen several allergists, have multiple food allergies, can only tolerate 5 foods (others trigger asthma) chemical sensitivities. Suggestions?
Allergies : Pick one allergist and work on possible allergy shots or other treatments ...Read more
My child has asthma & use 2 pumps & take 2 pills, she has allergy & food allergies oranges, banans, & tomatoes. What can I do to get vitams she neec?
Clarify & re-ask.: It looks like this is an after thought. Where's the actual question? ...Read more
How can I find a better trained/more up-to-date allergist? I have asthma. Should I look into a pulmonologist? Could a pulmo. manage food allergies?
Check aaaai.org: You need to find another allergist if you don't feel comfortable with your current one. I doubt that most pulmonologists have had any training or interest in food allergy. Look in the aaaai.org website to find another allergist and cross- reference your findings with those online rating sites. You are frustrated but need to keep trying since there are many well-trained allergists around. ...Read more
I've got asthma, allergic rhinitis and multiple food allergies. Could it be possible that i'm also allergic to my husband's sperm? Is there a test?
Can asthma cause tension headache, anxiety and panic attacks at the same time? And what is the connection to food allergy? "chocolate cause headache"
Asthma symptoms: If asthma is not controlled and you continue to have difficulty breathing, it is a yes. Not able to breath well can cause anxiety, heart race or panic attack, and headache. Most of the time asthma is related to environmental allergies in the us. Having one allergic disease give to a risk of getting another one including food allergy. Chocolate, tea, coffee contain caffeine ; can cause headache. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ate spaghetti squash (w/olive oil, goat cheese, salt, pepper). Nose swollen inside, sinusdrainage, asthma. Allergic to squash?!? Other food allergies.
Food allergy: If you ate the squash and had an immediate reaction (minutes to 2hrs) that included hives, swelling, shortness of breath, wheeze, throat tightness, vomiting or passing out then I would be concerned for a food allergy reaction. Would make an appointment with an allergist to determine what could be the culprit foods. Bring list of ingredients eaten that meal to appointment. Avoid foods until seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swelling and hives in throat and where lips meet gums for 2 days. Never had food allergy, but I have bad allergies and asthma. How do I treat this?
Mgt/workup: These symptoms require further evaluation and treatment. If you are experiencing any problems breathing or swallowing, please go to your nearest Emergency Department. It may be a local or more systemic reaction. Asthmatics are at risk for more severe reactions. Virtual follow up appt available to review treatment options. ...Read more
20 asthma severe dust allergy pet fur feather some food allergy recurrent sinus upper respiratory infections pale low energy swollen glands nausea?
I have asthma and what test should I be doing to know what triggers me, is it dust , flowers or maybe I have allergy to some food.
Allergy asthma fighting foods I have a tons of allergies. I also have asthma. What types of food fight allergies and asthma?
Healthy diet: No specific foods fight asthma and allergies. Focus on eating a well balanced with plenty of fruits and vegetables. Some people with pollen allergy may experience itchy mouth or throat when eating raw fruits or vegetables. Usually the foods are tolerated if peeled or cooked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have seasonal allergy’s,rhino sinusitis,
Chronic sinusitis, environmental allergies ,chilfhood asthma told i now have teosinophilic asthma recommended give myself asthma shots. Im worried
Any suggestions ?
Foods avoid ?
Controller medications are used in conjunction with avoiding exposure to allergens. Your laboratory profile includes the total eosinophil count, responses of the immune system and an allergy report of possible triggers.
Ensure that ciliary function is normal, use nasal saline rinses and a nasal steroid spray.
Allergy immunotherapy may be recommended by your allergist. ...Read more
I am assuming mean the esophagus which is the muscular tube which delivers food from the mouth to the stomach. It lies behind the heart and lungs along the spine. The esophagus can tear after severe episode of vomiting. Also by injury either swallowing something sharp or caustic, and by blunt force trauma occasionally. It needs emergent medical attention to ...Read more
An allergy is an exagerated immune responce to a typically benign trigger. You can have allergic responces to many things like pollens, animal dander, foods, medications, among other things. Symptoms may be bothersome, but benign, or can be fatal. Not all reactions to exposures are allergies and if you think you may be allergic , i recommend being evaluated by ...Read more