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Can cortisone allergy shots cause male or female infertility?

Can cortisone allergy shots cause male or female infertility?

No: Cortisone injections do not cause infertility, but they can cause a variety of other effects that have negative health consequences, including bone loss, weight gain, increased blood pressure and blood sugar. This is why their use should be limited as much as possible. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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


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What causes both male and female infertility ?

What causes both male and female infertility ?

Several: Male factors include testicular injury, infection, congenital anomalies, mumps, torsion. Women can present with chromosomal anomalies, tubal factor from infection or prior surgery, polycystic ovary, endometriosis, ovarian dysfunction, unexplained infertility & lack of sexual frequency. ...Read more

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Do allergy shots cause body weight changes?

Do allergy shots cause body weight changes?

No: Some older allegy medicines increase appetite. In fact Cyproheptadine has been used to help underweight kids. Allergy shots dont do this at all. ...Read more

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Will all allergy shots cause permanent divots on my arms?

Will all allergy shots cause permanent divots on my arms?

No: On rare occasions patients on immunotherapy develops little hard lumps under the skin. These are probably granulomas. I say probably because we don't biopsy them. They resolve spontaneously in a few months and possibly contribute to a better response to allergy shots. I've never seen a divot from an allergy injection. ...Read more

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How to find good naturopathic and Ayurvedic treatment of male and female infertility?

How to find good naturopathic and Ayurvedic treatment of male and female infertility?

As your doc: If you have a good, board certified reproductive endocrinology/infertility specialist, he/she often will work with or recommend naturopaths who also treat infertility. For example, i refer to a board certified acupuncturist in my area (www.Acubaby.Com) and she's amazing! ...Read more

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Can allergy shots cause birth defects ?my wife and I plan to have try for a kid she concerned about it.its me that may need them .about to get testing

Can allergy shots cause birth defects ?my wife and I plan to have try for a kid she concerned about it.its me that may need them .about to get testing

No evidence: Since the allergens used in the extracts are "natural" , they are not known to cause birth defect. Allergy shots should not be started when a woman is pregnant- not because of birth defect but because of the potential for an anaphylactic reaction. There is no restriction for the father. ...Read more

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Re: allergy shots, are sublingual allergens available? Is it covered by insurance? Pros/cons? I live in ny, female, 34.

Yes: Some allergists and ents are offering them, but it is considered to be "off label, " which means that they are not fda approved. It is cash only, no insurance. Proper dosing is still being researched, but so far it appears that very high doses are required. A lot of what i see is low dose therapy, which probably will not work very well. Shots appear to be more effective. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies cause asthmatic symptoms? Will allergy shots help?

Can seasonal allergies cause asthmatic symptoms? Will allergy shots help?

Yes to both: Pollens and outdoor molds can cause both nasal symptoms and asthma. Immunotherapy or allergy shots have been demonstrated to help both conditions. Controlling nasal symptoms can help with the asthma. ...Read more

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What should I do to clear an allergy rash caused by allergy shots?

What should I do to clear an allergy rash caused by allergy shots?

Allergic rash: Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 50mg every 6 hours for a day then as needed. You should inform your allergist asap of your reaction so that they can adjust your dosage. Be sure to stay at least 20 minutes in the allergy office after receiving shots. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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Female Infertility (Definition)

Female infertility is the inability to get pregnant after trying for at least a year. Common causes include hormonal issues, or infections and surgeries ...Read more