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Bottle Brush Allergy
Tongue is white but I can brush some off and it comes right back..looks like its more from my sputum? I have been taking allergy pills daily lately.
Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more
My daughter (4yrs old) has bad breath, brushes everyday 2-3times and flosses, no cavities. Why and what can be done? Could it be from allergies?
Tonsils: Yes. Her bad breath may be caused by allergies that produce post-nasal drip. She may also have enlarged tonsils that trap bacteria in our mouths or food particles. I would visit your pediatrician and question whether a consultation with an ENT would be a good idea. I think that it would! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How serious can nut and salmon allergies be? If I have these foods and then brush my teeth, is it possible for me to kiss a guy with these allergies?
Food allergies: Some people are extremely sensitive and even being in the same room with these foods can trigger allergic reactions. Talk to,the guy and ask how sensitive he is. But for the most part it would be safe to refrain from eating these food when you are with him. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Brushed my tounge, with a tooth brush, and i brushed it abit 2 hard. Can that make my tounge swell ? Have no allergies at all. Afraid to die. Anxiety?
Can swell.: If you brush too hard your tongue can swell a bit. If your tongue is swelling a great bit something else is wrong. ...Read more
Leave area: To protect your nose and lungs you need to buy a type of mask called a respirator. You can get this special kind of mask that looks like a bug at a place that is like Lowes or Home Depot. A regular mask will not protect. You should get the kind of goggles that people use when they are working around chemical fumes also available at places already mentioned. The only safe thing to do is leave the area particularly if you have problems with your long or with your heart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can my nickel/silver allergy be the cause of my gums swelling around my braces, despite how often I brush my teeth/floss?
SS Band allergy?: It's more likely physical irritation and plaque accumulation although some individual may have a soft tissue reaction to foreign materials such as stainless steel bands. This should be discussed with your Orthodontist who can determine what's going on in your particular case and make suggestions and\or modifications if necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have burning/itching in both inner corners of eyes under eye also feels like brush burn. Nothing visable. Have been using prescription allergy/steroid drop?
Are there any reports of allergy or anaphylaxis to bottled waters, flavored waters, or mineral waters?
I'm taking montelukas for allergies but it only helps somewhat at night since that's when I take it according to the prescription bottle. ?
What should I feed a toddler with milk allergies that is very picky and just wants his bottle of soy formula?
Finger foods: Offer small servings of finger foods- crackers, pieces of fruit or veggies, pieces of meat, rice/noodles/potatoes- that your child can pick up and feed himself. Stop the bottle- if your child is over 1 year old, it can damage the teeth. Give milk in a cup at meal times and water at other times. Many kids are picky at this age- don't make it a battle- just offer healthy choices. ...Read more
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