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Brewers Yeast Allergy
Probably not: Manna would last only one day; by the next morning, "it became infested with maggots and stank." (exodus 16:20). .. Maybe moses changed his mind about keeping it around. Thus, I doubt you can still find it. (taken with additions from http://www. Straightdope. Com/columns/read/1402/followup-wasnt-manna-placed-in-the-ark-of-the-covenant). ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Test interpretation: Allergy testing should interpreted along with patient symptoms. Allergy test demonstrates 'hypersensitivity' or potential to develop allergic reactions. Skin testing incorporates immune mechanisms and tissue factors to the positivity of the blood specific ige testing. ...Read more
I have a yeast allergy, I am having a real problems finding what I can eat, anyone have a website?
Yes: The food allegy and anaphylaxis network is a very helpful resource for people with food allergies. The website is www. Foodallergy. Org. ...Read more
Not specifically.: Sometimes it is a cross-reactivity to allergy to another mold that may improve with immunotherapy. This would not be the typical case and you should not expect improvement. However, you may eat any product that does not use yeast in the making of it. That would include such breads as tortilla, pita, flatbread, biscuits, cornbread. ...Read more
Not necessarily: The species of yeast causing common yeast allergy is very different from the red yeast species. They are in different genera. That said, characterization of yeast species is fluid because the yeast phase of the mold is very different from the mycelial stage - two phases of the fungal life cycle. Best advice is to discuss this question with the allergist who tested you for yeast allergy. ...Read more
Yeast: Yes, that is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
I was just diagnosed with a yeast allergy, and I was wondering if there is anything I can get if thrush?
There are simple: Treatments available through your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Please see your GYN: For an exam and cultures.Get a more detailed answer ›
Vaginitis: You need to be seen and examined to establish the cause of this outbreak. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risks? ...Read more
I was wondering is it herpes a really bad yeast infection or latex allergies, should I be concerned?
Skin eruption: Would need far more information about what sort of lesions you are seeing. Best advice is to let a doctor see these and make a diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more
The last three days or so my clitoris is very itchy. Not a yeast infect. No changes to suggest allergy but have eaten more sugar than normal. Cause?
Sugar & yeast: Ingesting large amounts of sugar will increase the amount of sugar in the vaginal epithelium and vulva which can increase the risk of yeast infection therefore, the clitoral itching. First, decrease the sugar intake and see if the itching gets better. If not, see a MD and be examined for yeast vulvovaginits. ...Read more
Does a +2 on a skin allergy test mean that you should not eat anything with that item in it? The foods are milk, yeast, potato and rice
Whoa: If someone has told you to shun everything to which you have supposed skin sensitivity, please get a second opinion. I'm not an allergist, but food allergies are best determined by your clinical response to a particular food. Skin tests are adjuncts at best & often misleading. Nowadays, people are disrupting their lives and those of others by overly-restrictive diets from weak evidence like this. ...Read more
Sorry, not much...: If diagnosed with celiac diease, please read labels carefully and avoid all foods with wheat, barley, rye (includes breads). Explore the gluten-free aisles of your supermarket. Enjoy products made with rice, soy, oats and liberalize fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as lean meats. Consider blood testing for tissue transglutaminase antibody to assess whether your diet is truly free of gluten. ...Read more
I developed allergy to milk, tomatoes, yeast, house dust, house dust mites, paper dust, cockroach dust at the age of 16. Can they be outgrown?
Unlikely: You can be desensitized, but outgrowing allergies is not likely to happen. ...Read more
Allergy test came back highly allergic to all dairy, all wheat, gluten, all yeast, rice, eggs, some fish. Could anything else be wrong? Why so much?
Doubtful results: I wonder if you had your test with a board certified allergist, or was it a random blood test you had with another practitioner. It is unlikely for an adult to be allergic to all these items and I stronly doubt the accuracy of these results. I suggest you consult a board certified allergist to discuss your symptoms and determine the indication for specific testing. ...Read more