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Can A Person Be Allergic To Their Own Sweat
Yes: Individuals with cholinergic urticaria. Hives come about because of stimulation of sweating induced by a rise in body temperature, usually from exercise or emotional stress, and occasionally with sour or peppery foods or alcohol. Some patients when skin tested with their own sweat have a positive skin test. For the article, go to: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/7520273. ...Read more
Unlikely: Theoretically possible, but highly unlikely.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not very close: Pet allergens tend to be airborne so one does not have to be very close to the animal to have symptoms. In fact, the animal may be out of the house and one can still have symptoms. ...Read more
Can a person be unable to leave antidepressive prescriptions or there's always a high medical when a person can be able to live properly without them?
Can get off of them: I think you're asking if people can ever get off of an antidepressant after starting them and the answer is, yes. Some people are able to ween them with their doctor's help and do not feel the need to retake them especially after a certain period in their life has passed. Others may need them longer term. You should always ask your physician prior to stopping one, however. ...Read more
Are chiggers contagious? As in can they be transmitted from person to person, I'm already on antibiotics & a cream to remove them
Not really: Your body will be tolerant to its own sweat . However sweat is also a bit of a culture medium and in the wrong circumstances may collect bacteria or toxins that can cause a reaction. If you think this is a problem then take a shower quickly after anything which makes you sweat. ...Read more
Can someone be more affected by bed bugs then others who live in the same house? Can you have a worse reaction to them than other people?
Yes: Two factors - one is a person's allergic response to the bedbug bite - that can vary quite a bit from person to person. The other would be the # of bedbugs each person is exposed to - there may be one bed in the house that is more heavily infested. ...Read more
Can a person be truly allergic to benadryl (diphenhydramine)? (not to the die but the drug itself) if so can desensitization work?
Diphenhydramine: allergy to the active component can occur, very rare though, desensitazation can be performed but why? desensitazation is resorted to for any any drug if it is the only drug available to treat certain condition and no available alternatives, which isn't the case with diphenhydramine, get a second opinion, take care ...Read more
It'd be possible that a person with cerebral palsy start to walk on their own if they pratice alot?
Possibly: CP is a broad collection of movement disorders. Each case is unique & outcomes are variable. Early and agressive therapy and medical management of associated problems can provide a chance of upright mobility later. At some point the affected kid may let go of trying to move like others & decide s/he is too slow that way & a wheel chair or other assistive device makes life better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If some if the mono virus stay in your body forever. How will it effect the person relationship with their partner? Will they be able to kiss again?
Things to ponder: Many have mono as kids and become immune for life. Essentially all adults eventually test positive for prior EB virus mono antibodies which verify their immunity. In short, although you may shed virus off & on, your partner is or will become immune, so it doesn't matter if you do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a person with ADHD be addicted to their own prescribes medicine ? And if so what would they take to control their ADHD ?
Addiction Stim. rare: If therre are indication of that this is a danger expescially in dependent prone personnel with abuse of etoh and other substance. Consider using an alter methylphenidate or amphetamine sulfate----consider strattera (atomoxetine) or consider us of tricyc le agen t. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: The condition of being allergic is certainly an inherited property. Often, that tendancy is greater in children whose biological mother has allergies. However, specific allergy is generally not thought to be inherited. That is, a parent can be allergic to food, and their children allergic to pollen or insect stings. ...Read more
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