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Can I get a cat if allergic to it and take shots?

Can I get a cat if allergic to it and take shots?

Cat allergy shots: Immunotherapy or "shots" for cat allergy are usually only effective at preventing symptoms with brief exposures to cat, like visiting a friend with a cat. Having a cat in your house will usually overwhelm the effect of the "shots" and you will experience symptoms. Also, there is no such thing as a hypoallergenic cat. All cats have skin which produce dander which causes allergic symptoms. ...Read more

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What can I take to get a better. Allergic to ryegrass.

What can I take to get a better. Allergic to ryegrass.

Nasal steroid: Try an oral antihistamine plus a decongestant or the otc nasal steroid. If problem persists, see an allergist. ...Read more

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What happens when an allergic person takes penicillin?

What happens when an allergic person takes penicillin?

Varies: Some reactions are mild, such as hives alone. Others are more serious, with breathing problems and blood pressure drop. Some reactions (like some kinds of rashes) are not actually allergies, but different reactions that may or may not recur when you take the medicine. While it may be easier to just avoid penicillin, if it's important, you can find out if you have a "true" allergy by testing. ...Read more

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How can you know if you are allergic to medications before you take them?

How can you know if you are allergic to medications before you take them?

HArd to tell: Assuming one has never had a drug reaction in the past, everyone is at risk for reaction to any medication they take. If one has had a drug reaction in the past then they would be at increased risk to reacting to that drug in the future and should not take it. ...Read more

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My husband take allergic pillz did that effect on not concivng or on spermz?

Unlikely: Antihistamines can have some effects on the bladder with urinary retention and dribbling, but there is no data to show any effect on male sperm. ...Read more

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What are come home remedies or over-the-counter meds I can take for allergic reactions?

What are come home remedies or over-the-counter meds I can take for allergic reactions?

Allergic Rxns??: U need to describe ur allergic rxn! Is it just basic allergies or is it cough/swelling/shortness of breath, hives (eg. Anaphylaxis)?!?! you really need to be more specific before any medication recommendation should be provided. ...Read more

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Can I take one antihistaminic at moorning and another one at nigt? For alergic reactions.

Can I take one antihistaminic at moorning and another one at nigt? For alergic reactions.

Yes but...: Antihistamines can be taking twice a day safely if required but there are other treatments available. If by allergic reaction you are referring to seasonal allergies, the gold-standard therapy is daily nasal steroid sprays and/or antihistamine nasal sprays. Nasal saline rinses, avoidance measures, and if refractory to treatment, allergy shots can also be helpful. See an Allergist for more details. ...Read more

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What medications can I take if I am allergic to dogs, prior to visiting with family/friends that own pets?

What medications can I take if I am allergic to dogs, prior to visiting with family/friends that own pets?

Depends: Depends on your symptoms, but a good otc antihistamine like Cetirizine or fexofenadine is a good start for nasal symptoms. Using a prescription nasal steroid spray for a few days before and during the visit should work even better. If you're wheezing, ask your doctor. ...Read more

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I do not have any allergic reactions. Would it be okay to take this medicine, even though there's really nothing to cure or any histamine to block?

I do not have any allergic reactions. Would it be okay to take this medicine, even though there's really nothing to cure or any histamine to block?

What medicine?: Do you mean whether you should take an antihistamine when there is no allergic symptoms? If so, the answer is no since it would not do you any good and may make you drowsy instead. ...Read more

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What to take for arthritis if you're allergic to n-saids?

What to take for arthritis if you're allergic to n-saids?

See your doctor: They may be able to give you a steroid injection, topical cream or viscosupplementation to help alleviate your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can a cillian allergic person take keflex?

Usually: Recent studies have found that a majority of people who are allergic to penicillin can tolerate cephalosporin (of which Keflex is one) and particularly the 3rd generation one. However if you have had an anaphylactic reaction to penicillin, you should check with your allergist before you considering taking any cephalosporin. The risk is very low but it is better to be safe than sorry. ...Read more

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What meds can I take if I'm allergic to penicillin?

What meds can I take if I'm allergic to penicillin?

Many: You need to avoid penicillin and amoxicillin plus a few related drugs but other antibiotics can usually be tolerated. Cephalosporin cross-sensitivity is possible (as much as 10%) but I have rarely seen one in my practice. The cross-sensitivity in the newer generations of cephalosporin is even rarer. ...Read more

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What meds can I take if I'm allergic to penicillin?

What meds can I take if I'm allergic to penicillin?

Anything not PCN ok.: Actually the incidence of a true IgE mediated reaction to Penicillin is less than 1% of the population at large. Thankfully there are many alternatives to penicillin for treating susceptible organisms. The big question that occurs almost always is can a penicillin allergic pt be given a cephalosporin. The true incidence of real crossover sensitivity to "cephalo's" is anywhere from 0.5% to 10% ...Read more

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How long does an allergic reaction take to kick in?

How long does an allergic reaction take to kick in?

Usually fast: Most common allergic reactions to pollen, insect stings, foods, etc., are immediate hypersensitivity reactions, meaning they occur within seconds to minutes. But you can also have a late phase, a second-wave of reaction that occurs hours later. Contact allergies (poison ivy, nickel allergy, e.g.) and some medication allergies are delayed, and may take hours, days, or weeks. ...Read more

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I wish to know what to take for a allergic reaction?

I wish to know what to take for a allergic reaction?

Treating allergies: A true allergic reaction that is not severe will respond to antihistaines. More severe reaction require more sophistacted treatment from an md or do. Avoiding what causes the allergy is always the first step. ...Read more

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If I am allergic to penicillin, can I take tazocin?

Piperacillin/tazobac: This compound contains a penicillin derivative and if you have a documented allergy to penicillin you should never ever take this drug. ...Read more

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What to take for an allergic reaction to unknown food?

What to take for an allergic reaction to unknown food?

Allergies: It depends on the symptoms? Go to the er if they are bad or you had a previous history of a bad reaction. Don't take a chance. For a mild skin reaction take antihistamines. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an allergic reaction appear?

How long does it take for an allergic reaction appear?

Depends: Immedite type reactions can occur I minutes.
Contact allergies can take several days to show itself.
Some drugs reactions can appears as long as 2 weeks after stopping the antibiotic and can persist for up to 6 months.
Some sensitivities will not show at the first exposure, will show only with subsequent exposures. ...Read more

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How much time would it take for an allergic reaction to happen?

Timing/allergic rxn: An allergic reaction due to an ingestion (food, medications) can occur within minutes up to approximately 6 hrs. Reactions to skin contacts (poison Ivy, chemicals, etc) can occur 24-96 hours after exposure. ...Read more

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Can there be any medican I can take for being allergic to pet dander?

Can there be any medican I can take for being allergic to pet dander?

Antihistamine: You can take an antihistamine, such as allegra, zyrtec or claritin (loratadine). If you live with a pet, I suggest you consult a board certified allergist to discuss long term treatment options. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to choke from an allergic reaction?

Please tell me how long it takes for to choke from an allergic reaction?

Quickly: Allergic reactions can occur quickly and are potentially life threatening. Call 911 if having severe symptoms or rapidly increasing symptoms. ...Read more

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What will happen if you take one cefprozil (cefzil) and you are allergic?

What will happen if you take one cefprozil (cefzil) and you are allergic?

It depends: Are you allergic to cepfrozil? If you are, it depends on what kind of a reaction you had in the past. If it was a late small rash, another exposure may be just a somewhat worse rash. If you had a severe allergic reaction, the next may be life-threatening. Without knowing what kind of a reaction you had, I can't be more specific. ...Read more

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What will happen if you take one cefprozil (cefzil) and you are allergic?

What will happen if you take one cefprozil (cefzil) and you are allergic?

Don't do it: Too many possibilities here. Depends on the type of allergies - don't fool around. Blistering, mucous membrane reactions can get started and are very difficult to control, even life threatening. Go see an allergiest who can guide you through, and have testing that can help eliminate possible problems. ...Read more

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About how long does it take a rash due to allergic reactions to cats to heal?

About how long does it take a rash due to allergic reactions to cats to heal?

Hours to days: If the rash you have is from a recent and brief exposure, if you have some topical benedryl cream, it should resolve relatively quickly. If you have had prolonged exposure, you might need to add a topical steroid for relief. This might take a couple of days. Finally, if the rash is infected, see your doctor as that might not heal on its own. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take for an allergic reaction to clear up?

Can someone tell me how long will it take for an allergic reaction to clear up?

Depends: Most food allergic reactions will subside in 1-2 days depending on treatment. Poison ivy contact dermatitis allergic reaction can sometimes take a few weeks. Most drug allergic reactions improve after a few days depending on how fast the body "metabolizes" the drug and it stays in the system. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a medication if I'm allergic to one of the inactive ingredients?

No, see Allergist: If you have a history of an immediate reaction to one of the inactive ingredients in a medication then I would avoid, taking an equally efficacious alternative that lacks this specific ingredient. If there are no alternative medications, and you absolutely require it, see an allergist in order to determine your risk for ingesting this product in the future. ...Read more

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How long would it take for allergic reaction to take place and how long would it last?

How long would it take for allergic reaction to take place and how long would it last?

Variable: All I can say is variable. Once someone has developed an allergy to something a reaction will take place fairly quickly after exposure. As long as you continue to be exposed the reaction will continue. Once you stop exposure then the reaction will often slowly ramp down but may require steroids (topical or systemic). ...Read more

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If im taking amoxicillion and my boyfriends allergic what precautions do I need to take?

If im taking amoxicillion and my boyfriends allergic what precautions do I need to take?

You're fine: Unless he is exquisitely, ultrasensitive (as some folks can be to penicillin), this should not be a problem. If he's the kind of person who gets sick just from being around penicillin, he already knows how to protect himself. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what you suggest if I'm allergic to fruit can I take pills make from fruit?

Can you tell me what you suggest if I'm allergic to fruit can I take pills make from fruit?

Fruit allergy: Generally fresh fruit allergy is from oral allergy, which is limited to the mouth is cross reacts eith pollen allergy to trees and weeds. Pills from fruits are processed and should not cause reactions. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to show signs of an allergic reaction from medication?

Please tell me how long it takes for to show signs of an allergic reaction from medication?

Varies: Most allergic reactions to medication occur after 1 or 2 doses but sometimes it can take a week or more to develop. ...Read more