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My daughter is allergic to eggs misquito and bee.What kind shampoo n conditioner can I use for her?

Shampoo: Hard to find mosquitos and bees in shampoos, but eggs need to be watched out for, look at the label before purchasing it. ...Read more

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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Can my newborn be allergic to my deoderant?

Can my newborn be allergic to my deoderant?

Possibly: If you have suspicions, i would avoid using it and see if your child's symptoms improve. ...Read more

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What can I do if i had an allergic reaction to hair dye?

What can I do if i had an allergic reaction to hair dye?

Put health before: perception of beauty. Listen to your body . Avoid any future use of that product. ...Read more

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How can an allergic reaction only affect my nose?

How can an allergic reaction only affect my nose?

Size matters...: Often an allergic reaction is limited to the local site of exposure -- in the case of airborne pollens, dander, etc., this may be the nasal tissue. This is because anything larger than 10 microns (like pollen grains) will get caught in nose and that is where you are most likely to develop symptoms. ...Read more

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I had paint in my face and I washed it off with a product containing methylparaben...can this affect my seborrheic dermatitis or beard growth?

I had paint in my face and I washed it off with a product containing methylparaben...can this affect my seborrheic dermatitis  or beard growth?

You're fine: This is a very common product, produced in nature, used by insects to signal each other and so-forth, and is famously non-toxic so far as anybody's been able to show. Of course, since it's in cosmetics, there are folks making stuff up about it being dangerous. You should stop reading internet "scare" stuff. If it were risky, some scientist would have made his/her reputation proving it. ...Read more

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Is my baby allergic to peanut butter? How can I tell?

Is my baby allergic to peanut butter?  How can I tell?

You can't always: I don't recommend testing by having him handle or eat some. Family history of food allergy increases the risk, but doesn't mean definitely thebaby will be allergic. There are blood tests, and definitely for those under about 2 years old, skin tests done by a reputable allergist that can help identify food allergy. Reactions to accidental contact might help. Electrodermal, etc testing won't help. ...Read more

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I'm planning a baby with my wife but taking some steroids like winstrol and oxyandrolone will it effect to baby in any way?

I'm planning a baby with my wife but taking some steroids like winstrol and oxyandrolone will it effect to baby in any way?

No: Your sperms won't carry these. I wish all three of you the best. I'm very glad you're pursuing fitness. Since you're in a stable and loving relationship, why not switch to natural bodybuilding? Most women prefer it. You'll be more mellow -- being a dad-to-be will be tough enough. And the whole experience of being an athletic family will be more wholesome. The kid will be lucky. ...Read more

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How come i had an allergic reaction to johnson's baby wipes?

How come i had an allergic reaction to johnson's baby wipes?

Contact dermatitis: Any product that comes in contact with the skin can cause a reaction known as contact dermatitis. The most common products include those with fragrances and artificial colors. If one brand causes a reaction, then try a different brand, preferably one without fragrance or color added. ...Read more

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Breastfeeding, is it safe to dye my hair? Are there any side affects that could harm my bby thru breastmilk?

Breastfeeding, is it safe to dye my hair? Are there any side affects that could harm my bby thru breastmilk?

Dyeing one's hair: It is safe to dye your hair. A minimal amout of dye may be absorbed in the skin but is of no consequence as long as you are nit esting ir drinkink the dye. ...Read more

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I'm 30 weeks pregnant and I want to use Roll-A-Tex Texture Additive. That contains crystalline silica will this cause birth defects for my baby?

I'm 30 weeks pregnant and I want to use Roll-A-Tex Texture Additive. That contains crystalline silica will this cause birth defects for my baby?

No: if used with proper ventilation there should be no problems. Birth defects are usually caused during the first trimester. It will have no untoward effects. ...Read more

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My immune system has change since a staph infection. My skin is really irritating in some areas, what can I use for my skin to calm the irritation?

Irritated skin: Hi there. Sometimes staph can secrete what is called a superantigen which can activate the immune system or possibly it is just that abnormal skin takes time to teal and you should take care of the skin by using moisturizers ...Read more

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My baby has a latex allergy to the bottle nipples, what to do?

My baby has a latex allergy to the bottle nipples, what to do?

See an allergist: You should bring your child to see a local allergist to confirm the diagnosis or just need to get a non-latex bottle nipples. Dermatitis around the mouth and face can be misinterpreted as bottle nipple allergy. ...Read more

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It does affect to the baby if i use peeling oil on my legs only because im breastfeeding?

It does affect to the baby if i use peeling oil on my legs only because im breastfeeding?

General rules in BF: Only meds that enter your blood in some quantity can affect the milk. Topical meds/lotions/oils do not. Of the meds you ingest, some will enter the milk and some not, each must be assessed individually. ...Read more

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My mother has vitiligo and it is increasing. Can she take glutathione to stop it from spreading? Will it have adverse reactions?

My mother has vitiligo and it is increasing. Can she take glutathione to stop it from spreading? Will it have adverse reactions?

Unlikely to work: Vitiligo is considered an autoimmune disorder. If the underlying disorder is treated , perhaps it would stop it from spreading as well. There is really no truly effective treatment although UVB-NB phototherapy has been effective on some cases. ...Read more

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What is a safe acne cleanser to use during pregnancy that won't hurt my unborn baby?

What is a safe acne cleanser to use during pregnancy that won't hurt my unborn baby?

Topical washes: Topical washes like those containing hydrogen peroxide are safe. Basically want to avoid anything with Retin-A or trentoin. Most of the topical washes are all safe. Best of luck with pregnancy. ...Read more

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How could my actions affect how my child reacts to a tragedy in the city?

How could my actions affect how my child reacts to a tragedy in the city?

Directly: Children look to adults/parents for cues and clues on how to react. They need to understand at their level what is going on. Do not suppress your reaction as it is honest and real. However, provide your child with age- appropriate cues and answer questions honestly. They know when something is tragic as well and they need to feel safe. (i hope other mds will expand this response.). ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

A sensitivity to substances called allergens that come into contact with the skin, nose, eyes, respiratory tract, or gastrointestinal tract. They can be breathed into the ...Read more