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Can People Be Allergic To Wool Or Just Itch From It
If someone is allergic to benzocaine could they be allergic to all chemicals that starts with benz?
Feather allergy: Like many allergies, common symptoms of feather allergies include a runny nose, sneezing, congested sinuses, sore throat, and itchy, watery eyes. With feather allergies, the symptoms will most likely be most obvious during times of sleep and rest. Though many feather pillows are not designed to be allergy stimulants - encased in cloth -but this does not always work. ...Read more
Common: for sufferers of pollen allergy. You can imagine how pollen gets into the beeswax. Because pollen allergies are specific for a class of pollens, one can react variably depending on the beeswax lot. Best to avoid. If you also suffer from seasonal rhinitis, or hay fever, consult an Allergist for individualized recommendations. ...Read more
If you have allergies to different pollens is it likely you'll be allergic to orange pekoe and other types of tea since it's made from plants?
Component usually: Typically a person is allergic to an "epitope" which is a particular part of the protein of the substance that a person reacts to. For cow's milk, a person could be allergic to the whey, casein or both. For penicillin, usually the reaction is against the beta-lactam ring when it combines with a serum protein like albumin. For pollen, it is usually a specific protein in the pollen. ...Read more
I'm allergic to animal fur. Is there anything that I can do to get around this without anti histamines?
Yes: First rule in allergy is avoidance of allergen or triggering substance. If it is unavoidable then try medications such as oral antihistamines or topical nasal steroids. If you do not want to take medications or receive a sub-optimal response from their use, you can always opt for immunotherapy (allergy shots). ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Non latex bandages cause raised/red skin and lasts for a while after taking off. Can i be allergic to the adhesive or something else?
Urticaria: Can't see a picture of your rash to see if it has the typical wheal and flare of hives, sort of like a mosquito bite or TB skin test in appearance. Caused by allergies to many things, including latex and dyes. Also result from viral illnesses. Best to seek treatment. Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) every 6 hrs in the meantime. If throat swelling or shortness of breath, ER. http://www.dermnet.com/images/Urticaria-Acute ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I have an allergy to one antihistamine, is it more likely to also be allergic to another? Even though they r different chemicals?
What can I treat an allergic skin rash with? It must be allergic because I don't have a cold or fever?
Need specifics: What reaction do you mean? You need to provide details if you want an answer. ...Read more
Anyone: Anyone can develop allergy to cockroach. Cockroaches are one of the most prevalent insects on the planet. Most, if not everyone, has had enough exposure to develop allergy if they are an allergic individual. However, to have significant symptoms from cockroach allergy, a higher exposure is necessary. This would be common in multifamily dwellings, the inner city, or areas of poor sanitation. ...Read more
Is there anything other than Benadryl (diphenhydramine) that can help with widespread burning from an allergic reaction? It feels like it is burning and hot to the touch.
Could someone with a food allergy possibly breathe something they are allergic to and have a reaction with hives? My son is allergic to something so we have been avoiding a lot of the most common allergens but is still breaking out in hives.
Allergist: Finding the cause of recurrent hives is very elusive and in these cases an allergist is best qualified to do the investigation. The offending agent could be internal or external including temperature change, exercise, etc. While waiting for the allergist's appointment, the pediatrician may prescribe an antihistamine for symptom relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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