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Can You Be Allergic To Ice
Is it possible to be allergic to ice cream but not milk or cheese? I can drink milk &eat cheese but within 15 min after icecream I am in terrible pain
Other things: Do some home work make list of all ingedients and then give the list to your allergist, might be gum, dye, flavors and might be iintolerence. ...Read more
Is Monk fruit extract safe to consume? What about allergic reactions to it? I bought some ice cream that has it in it. Never had it and concerned
FDA GRAS since 2009: Monk fruit extract gained FDA approval in 2009 as "generally regarded as safe". Check out http://www. Shape. Com/healthy-eating/diet-tips/ask-diet-doctor-monk-fruit for more info. You'll never know you're allergic to something unless you try it (assuming it's different from some other allergen to which you are sensitive). Since monk fruit extract is relatively unique, you'll need to try it. ...Read more
Substitute: There are "ice creams" made with soy or rice milk. They are not exactly the same but do a reasonably good job in imitating the real thing. ...Read more
I just had sex w/man who owns cat. On his bed and I am highly allergic to cats. Both my labias are very swollen and puffy. Iced all night didn't work?
Every time I eat strawberry banana ice cream, I have diarrhea. Am I allergic to dairy? To the strawberry only? Is it allergy reaction? How bad?
Impossible to say: If you can eat other flavors of ice cream it is not a problem with diary. Have the issue evaluated or just select a different flavor. ...Read more
I'm getting my tonsillectomy done on may 1st I'm so scared for the anesthesia and pain. What can I do? Also ice cream is out of the pic I'm allergic to milk
Anesthesia for: Tonsillectomy is very straightforward. Have any questions for your anesthesiologist written down and ask them during your preop evaluation. If necessary, ask your ENT for a preop anxiolytic. Have a pain control strategy in place, with meds available, before you go to sleep. That will help you manage the pain lastly, if ice cream won't work, try sorbets or cold drinks. Good luck. ...Read more
My (R) shoulder is hurting. Its achy sharp pain and I can't lift my unless its hurting. I took 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) and ice it. I'm allergic to nsaids.
I'ce, rest, exercise: While Tylenol (acetaminophen) can treat pain, it does not treat inflammation. NSAIDs can but you say you are allergic. Fort try ice and rest and cuff and shoulder exercises. If no response consider getting evaluated by a musculoskeletal specialist who might consider a steroid shot ...Read more
I got stung by a yellow jacket yesterday and I am allergic. I took Benadryl (diphenhydramine) every 4 hours and put ice on it. It stung me above my elbow. The swollen h?
Likely ok: You have passed the danger period for anaphylaxis to the sting and can expect some local swelling for a few more days. If you do have anaphylaxis to a stinging insect, you need to consider getting tested by an allergist and obtain allergy shots to protect yourself. At the least, have adrenaline injectors available at all times. ...Read more
Bronchospasm? .....: The cough could be due to bronchospasm from an allergy to the foods mentioned. An allergy doctor may be needed to be certain of this diagnosis and for treatment. Avoid the foods that cause these symptoms until the diagnosis is made. If shortness of breath develops, seek emergent care in the er. ...Read more
Could I be allergic to fire and ice condoms if I have a rash on the inner lips of the vagina that is itching?
I get chest pains after I eat ice cream. I don not have any conditions with heart or blood. Nor am I allergic to it. I have asthma though.
Could my son be allergic to red dye my 6yr old son gets a rash on his mouth and chin when he eats or drinks anything red. We assumened it was strawberries and stopped givin them but I noticed its anyhing red. He had a cherry flav water ice tonite and got th
Look at red#40: Red # 40 is a common additive to foods and beverages in the US. It is banned in some European countries because of the frequency people have problems with it. Look at labels and you should see it listed in contents. It is in Big Red, Tropical Punch, most strawberry or pink lemonade, etc. ...Read more
Had a panic attack, when I was eating ice cream, and thought it was allergic reaction. Developed fear of allergy and swollen tongue. Have no allergies.
Rare: However have your doctor do a blood test to check for chemical imbalances. ...Read more
Eczema on face & stomach cramps come after eating kefir & ice cream. Cheese only cause constipation. Could I be allergic to dairy with diff symptoms?
Not an allergy: Stomach cramps suggest lactose intolerance (LI) which develops when the small intestine does not make enough lactase, the enzyme needed to digest the lactose found in dairy products. Symptoms include nausea, diarrhea, cramps, bloating & gas. Your icon suggests you are black; LI is much more common in those of African descent. Limit lactose containing foods and try lactase enzymes or drops. ...Read more
Could I be allergic to milk. Ibe always been scared to drink milk because gives me the worst. Stomach pain I love ice cream and it about kills me with pain when I eat it, my nose gets runny and I sneeze but the worst is my stomach pain?
Lactos intolerance: Sounds like a good case for lactose intolerance. Some people lack the enzyme that breaks down milk sugar. This causes intestinal cramping, bloating, diarrhea when milk or milk products are ingested. Treatment is to avoid milk products or to take a replacement enzyme along with any ingested milk product. Sold over the counter at grocery and pharmacy as lact aid (lactase). ...Read more
My left eye is swollen and itchy. I tried puting ice and cortizone (hydrocortisone). It seem like allergic reaction. What medication can I take. And what can it be.
Dermatologist: It's impossible to advise someone over the internet as the possibilities are endless. Ask your PCP or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Get allergy tested: Allergy can present with many symptoms including: skin rashes (eczema or hives) runny or stuffy nose (heyfever or sinusitis) or trouble breathing or coughing (asthma). If these symptoms intefere with your life then going to an allergist to get tested and developing a plan to deal with the allergies and their symptoms. ...Read more
Yes and No: Allergies to specific triggers, like peanuts, shrimp, dust mites, etc., are not inherited from one generation to the next. However, the general state of "being allergic" (atopy) can be hereditary, so children of parents with asthma or seasonal allergies may have increased risk to develop those or other allergic conditions. See an allergist for more information. ...Read more
Allergic symptoms: Humans can be allergic to one or more allergens produced by cats. The most common of these allergens are secreted by the cat's sebaceous glands and expressed in saliva. An allergic reaction is a histamine reaction that is usually characterized by coughing, wheezing, chest tightening, itching, nasal congestion, rash, watering eyes, . ...Read more
Not at all: Because there are many different immune mechanisms (the specifics aren't important in this setting) that cause "allergic" reactions, you can have immediate reactions on the order of seconds all the way to weeks out (like in the case of some drug rashes). It really depends on the type of allergic reaction you are referring too. ...Read more
A range of symptoms: Allergic reactions can be non life threatening and only include hives and itching, or can include multiple organ systems and present with swelling, throat tightening, cough, wheeze, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and light-headedness. See an allergist for definitive allergy testing. ...Read more
Mosquito Bites: When the mosquito bite, it injects some saliva to prevent blood clotting while it feeds. The bump you get after is swollen or itchy, and is a reaction to the injected proteins. This reaction is "allergic" like. The more you are exposed to the mosquito proteins, the more likely for some to have larger, more swollen, and more itchy bumps. These have more allergic component. No bump, no allergy. ...Read more
Possibly: I have been unable to find reports of allergic reactions to eas advantedge. However, the products contains several proteins, including milk and soy (see product details on eas website. These proteins and a few other ingredients are known potential allergens, so the possibility of allergic reactions exists. ...Read more
Depends: We need a few more details. A small sniff of cat fur might just give you a sneeze. But a spoonful of peanut butter could send you to the ER. Some codeine cough syrup might make your nose itch, but continuing on a sulfa antibiotic while ignoring early Stevens Johnson Syndrome might land you in the burn unit in renal failure. I've see all of these. Details matter. ...Read more
Need More Info: There are many different types of allergic reactions. Because of this more information is needed to answer your question. Did you mean a reaction to a food, drug, or cosmetic? How about a hay fever type reaction? Or, did you have a reaction and are wondering if the reaction is allergic? You could also have allergic reactions to insect stings. Please provide more information. ...Read more
Could be: Any food can cause an allergy in a person. If you have symptoms every time you eat it, then you might be allergic or intolerant of the substance. If your symptoms go away when you don't eat it, that tells you that the particular food (quince in your case) is the culprit. ...Read more
Ice baths are good for penguins, polar bears, seals, and certain fish! Just kidding!
Ice baths are good for cooling the body when it is very hot. They are seldom used in hospitals- there are cooling blankets that can do this, which do not make a watery mess. Sometimes, for a fever for example, cooling the body prevents damage from an excessive temperature. ...Read more
No: This is a old superstition. People who crave ice may be iron deficient -- I always doubted this old teaching until I discovered myself wanting ice chips and went on to find i'd iron-depleted myself with overfrequent blood bank deposits. Don't overdo it, and thanks for asking. ...Read more
As a concept?: Fashion aside, yes you can be allergic to some of the less expensive metals used. Look for posts made from surgical/stainless steel, silver or gold. Avoid nickel, as the most common cheaper metal used that is notorious for allergy / sensitivity reactions. ...Read more
Yes: Weed allergy is very common. The most common weed is usually ragweed which is found in abundance is most of the U.S. Except southern california. Weeds usually pollinate in the late summer (mid-august) until the first frost. An allergist can assist in identifying weed allergy and developing a treatment plan. ...Read more