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Coconut Oil Allergy Symptoms
Should not: If you have a true coconut allergy, you should avoid the oil too. ...Read more
Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more
Could oil cause allergy to my 1 mnth old son. He has red rashes all over his body. Please suggest what to use for massage. tried coconut n olive oil?
No proof: It works well as a hair conditioner and as a skin moisturizer. It contains lauric acid which is antimicrobial. It is used in some cultures for wound care & for viruses. There are many other conditions that it is puported to treat that have not been scientifically demonstrated at this time (to include allergies). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coconut allergy (IgE blood test +).Had trouble breathing after using shampoo & body wash. Is this just random asthma symptom or could it be allergy?
If you used a: product with coconut oil in it, that could be an allergy. There also could be a reaction to tree nuts in someone with a coconut allergy. So look at the ingredients of the products you are using carefully. If you're not sure about something, you can ask your allergist/primary care doctor. ...Read more
Itching all over on and off, don't think it's allergy. No other symptoms. Moisturise with oil so not dry skin. Mouth and throat gritty when itch is on?
Pls explain about mgd caused by alergy.(symptom, treatment). Eyemd said that i've mgd caused by alergy, n there's oil out of the blister on eyelids.Help?
Meibomian glands: Are located with the eyelids. They produce one of the layers of the tear film. The openings of these glands are located just behind where the lashes come out the eyelids. Mgd, or meibomian gland dysfunction occurs when the glands get plugged or their secretions get too thick. This can affect the tear film and cause dry eye symptoms. Omega-3 fatty acids, taken by mouth, can help these symptoms. ...Read more
coconut makes tongue numb/swell, mouth itch, and throat feels narrow. Plus feel hot. do the benefits outweigh risks for coconut oil? Safe if allergy?
More Details: Not sure what you mean by this? If you can tolerate coconut with no immediate symptoms (minutes-2hrs) like hives, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, vomiting, etc. then you are not likely allergic. Other more chronic symptoms could be unrelated or secondary to food intolerance. See Allergist for further workup if concerned. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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