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Is wasp spray an organophosphate?

Is wasp spray an organophosphate?

It depends.: The patient involved here would need to secure a material safety data sheet for the particular product. The container may have a list of ingredients often listed on the can, but the material safety data sheet is better. ...Read more

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Does zertec work.Like benedryl for bee stings?

Does zertec work.Like benedryl for bee stings?

Slower : In the long run the zyrtec (cetirizine) will help with itching and has the benefit of once daily dosing.However, it will take 4-6 hours to reach its effect level while benedryl can get there within an hour or so. For an acute sting, the benedryl may be the way to go with a zyrtec (cetirizine) followup, as the benedryl will be out of the system in about 4 hours. ...Read more

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Does aloe vera nose spray help allergies?

Does aloe vera nose spray help allergies?

No: Aloe vera spray may help sooth an irritated nose but does not have any primary anti-allergy effects. ...Read more

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Does nasal spray contains mercury ?

Does nasal spray contains mercury ?

Which nasal sprays : Do u mean? Otc ones? Nasal steroids? The live virus influenza vaccine that is a nasal spray does not contain thimerosol (mercury). Thimerosol is used in multi-dose vial of injectable vaccine to prevent contamination & growth of bacteria or fungi. Apparently some nasal decongestants do contain thimerosol. ...Read more

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Does anti wasp soap spray work?

Does anti wasp soap spray work?

It is reported to: An anti-wasp spray can be made from a well mixed concoction of 1 part liquid dish washing soap ; 3 parts of water. This can be sprayed on wasps or their nests with either spray bottle or a hose end sprayer. Be aware however, that there is the possibility of being stung. Wear protective covering over face, eyes, body ; ensure that family members, pets ; neighbors are protected. ...Read more

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I've dust-mite allergy.Should I bother about outdoor environment? or, only indoor environment?Do Veramyst and patanase help with dust-mite allergy?

I've dust-mite allergy.Should I bother about outdoor environment? or, only indoor environment?Do Veramyst and patanase help with dust-mite allergy?

Work on indoors: There are several things you can do indoors to decrease allergy symptoms from dust mites. Air filters, avoiding open shelves, get rid of carpeting, damp dusting, wear a mask while cleaning, avoid stuffed animals and other items in your bedroom that collect dust, and use an allergy cover on your pillow and mattress. Nasal steroids and nasal antihistamines do help. Outdoor environ is hard to control ...Read more

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How can scorpion venom compare to bee sting venom?

How can  scorpion venom compare to bee sting venom?

Type of Scorpion: That totally depends on the type of scorpion. Most of the scorpions in the us aren't too bad - but the bark scorpion is. Some scorpions outside of the us are very venomous. A single bee's venous isn't bad unless you are allergic to it. ...Read more

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Has anyone used astelin nasal spray?

Has anyone used astelin nasal spray?

Yes: I prescribe it to my patients quite often. I recommend it for patients that have allergic rhinitis and/or nasal congestion - often in conjunction with a nasal steroid spray. Together, they can work quite well for nasal symptoms of rhinitis. ...Read more

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Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for a wheel bug sting?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for a wheel bug sting?

If you have: Developed a wheel due to a bug bite that itches - use of benaryl is fine. ...Read more

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Is lidocaine nasal spray still made?

Is lidocaine nasal spray still made?

By compounding: I do not think it is commercially available but can be produced by a custom compounding pharmacy if your physician feels it is an appropriate drug for you. ...Read more

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Can i still take bee pollen or eat raw local honey if i'm allergic to bee stings?

Can i still take bee pollen or eat raw local honey if i'm allergic to bee stings?

Venom: Your deadly allergy is to the venom from a bee sting. That does not mean that you would be allergic to bee pollen or honey. If you are concerned about food allergies, an allergist would be the medical professional to see. ...Read more

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Can spray tans cause allergies?

Can spray tans cause allergies?

They could: Spray tans contain various chemicals which could cause allergic rashes if you are sensitive to those chemicals. The rash may take a day or two to appear. ...Read more

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How long can i use beclomethasone nasal spray for allergic rhinitis?

How long can i use beclomethasone nasal spray for allergic rhinitis?

As long as needed : Nasal steroids are designed for use daily for people with year round allergies and can be used daily during allergy seasons, if preferred. Studies have shown no significant adverse effects from long term use, other than nasal irritation, dryness , and nosebleeds in some cases. You should see an ENT allergist or general allergist for options if you have severe allergies. ...Read more

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How does bee venom immunotherapy work?

How does bee venom immunotherapy work?

Makes you immune: After seeing an allergist and being tested...They will make a vaccine from the specif bee causing the allergy( yellow jacket was p etc).Each time you get a shot your immune system begins to develop new cells that make you "resistant" to future stings...You develop immunity..Just like after you get a tetanus shot. ...Read more

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Can i mix dayquil and antiallergic nasal spray?

Can i mix dayquil and antiallergic nasal spray?

Allergy meds: If your antiallergic nasal spray is afrin or a similar medication, do not use it more than 3 days, you will get rebound congestion from it. You can mix dayquill with it, but again note the time limitation. ...Read more

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Bad allergies.Claritin, Zyrtec, chlor tabs, and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) no help.Little relief from allegra. Can't use nasal spray or Saline. Any suggestions?

Bad allergies.Claritin, Zyrtec, chlor tabs, and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) no help.Little relief from allegra. Can't use nasal spray or Saline. Any suggestions?

Keep taking..: The allegra (fexofenadine) regularly, not on as needed basis, and see your doctor, you may need prescription medications. Environmental control is important too, i.e. Avoid triggers of your allergies, cats, dogs, smokers, etc.. Better if you can see an allergist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more