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What is the definition or description of: Dolobid allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Dolobid allergy?

Dolobid allergy: Dolobid (Diflunisal) is an nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see:
http://www. Rxlist. Com/dolobid-drug. Htm ...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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What is the definition or description of: Diflunisal allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Diflunisal allergy?

Side Effects: I am assuming you mean side effects. A person can have an allergy to all anti inflammatories including Didlunisal which could cause hives, edema, breathing difficulties. Side effects can include cardiac issues, stomach pain, skin rash, bleeding, back pain, and headache, indigestion and multiple other issues ...Read more

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How dolobid works for you and also side effects?

How dolobid works for you and also side effects?

I don't use it: It is a non Aspirin antiinflammatory related to Aspirin but not to steroid. Usually few problems and useful for mild arthritis, it is a prescription. ...Read more

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Is dolobid safe for a recovering opiate dependency?

Is dolobid safe for a recovering opiate dependency?

Yes: Dolobid is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (nsaid), so is not related to opioids. It sounds like "dilaudid" which is an opioid. Do be carefulas every drug has side effects and may not be right for everyone. Caution with nsaids if you have stomach issues or kidney problems for example. ...Read more

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My husband has a horrible toothache and he took dolobid 500 mg last pill how long after should he wait to take a percocet that was newly prescribed?

Tooth pain: Wallaby, if your husband can take any inflammatories, such as motrin, advil (ibuprofen) (anything in the Ibuprofen family), it can help with the tooth ache. He can take it in addition to Dolobid or percocet. The typical recorded dosage of Ibuprofen is 600mg every 6hrs. ...Read more

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Is dolobid a steroid?

Is dolobid a steroid?

No: It is actually in the class of medications called salicylates; the same class as aspirin. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take diflunisal (dolobid) and lipo 6 black ultra concentrate?

Is it safe to take diflunisal (dolobid) and lipo 6 black ultra concentrate?

What for?: Dolobid is safe for mild arthritis pain. The other stuff who knows? Is it even inspected by the pa department of agriculture, if not beware, other imported agents have been sold and had stuff like cortisone, butazolidine whenb analyzed ina lab. ...Read more

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Could I take diflunisal (dolobid) along with lipo 6 black ultra concentrate?

Could I take diflunisal (dolobid) along with lipo 6 black ultra concentrate?

What for?: Dolobid is safe for mild arthritis pain. The other stuff who knows? Is it even inspected by the pa department of agriculture, if not beware, other imported agents have been sold and had stuff like cortisone, butazolidine whenb analyzed ina lab. ...Read more

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Need to know if I can take diflunisal (dolobid) along with lipo 6 black ultra concentrate?

Need to know if I can take diflunisal (dolobid) along with lipo 6 black ultra concentrate?

Yes: Yes you can but why would you ever want to take lipo 9 when there is absolutely no evidence that it does anything? ...Read more

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Can I take dolobid after a tooth extraction?

Can I take dolobid after a tooth extraction?

Post extraction: Talk to your dentist about your need for pain medications following your extraction. For a simple extraction OTC medications like ibuprophen work well. You should never take a prescription medication that is not prescribed for you for a specific reason. This can be very dangerous. ...Read more

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Enteric coated aspirin or dolobid easy on the kidneys?

Enteric coated aspirin or dolobid easy on the kidneys?

No difference: Enteric coated medications are coated to limit stomach upset. The effect on the kidneys is unaffected by enteric coating.
If you take the medication, i.e.aspirin, as recommended you should be safe vis a vis effect on the kidneys. In the absence of pre existing renal disease, only an overdose is risky. ...Read more

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Oral surgery under local anesthetic, prescribed dolobid but no pain relief acheived. What else can she take to help with the dolobid.?

Oral surgery under local anesthetic, prescribed dolobid but no pain relief acheived. What else can she take to help with the dolobid.?

Add acetaminophen: If she doesn't have any allergies to tylenol, then she can add tylenol for additional pain relief. Also icing the sore area 20 minutes at a time will help reduce swelling and pain also. Dolobid is an NSAID so never take another NSAID with it (ibuprofen, aleve etc). Turmeric capsules can also help relieve pain and can be safely added to Dolobid. See dentist if pain worsens (or at least call) ...Read more

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I just went to the ER about 6 hours ago for a broken molar. I'm in terrible pain and they prescribed Dolobid. It isn't helping at all. What can I do?

I just went to the ER about 6 hours ago for a broken molar. I'm in terrible pain and they prescribed Dolobid. It isn't helping at all. What can I do?

Dolobid?: A broken molar sounds pretty painful. Dolobid is an NSAID similar to Ibuprogen and other cox-1/2 inhibitors. Not sure what the does would be. A broken molar in my opinion sounds like a case for Norco or Vicodin. Any case I do not know the fully history. If you have normal liver and kidneys. You might want to try Ibuprofen 600-800mg + 500-1000mg of Tylenol (acetaminophen). Be surprised is dolobid alone is enoug ...Read more

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Why do some children have allergies?

Why do some children have allergies?

Exposure + Genes: One needs both a genetic component and "exposure" to a said allergen to develop an allergy. There is a growing support over the past 20 years, that growing up in an environment which is "too clean" can also lead to development of allergies down the road. Either way, allergies are on the rise. ...Read more

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How are children tested for allergies?

How are children tested for allergies?

See below: They are tested the same as everyone else. They can have skin testing performed by an allergist, or blood work ordered by their primary care provider. ...Read more

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I have an allergy to nuts and I was wondering if my children would also be allergic?

I have an allergy to nuts and I was wondering if my children would also be allergic?

Nut allergy: Maybe. Your children may have inherited genes from you that make them more likely to develop an allergy, but they do not inherit a specific allergy to a food e.g. Nuts. The children have to be exposed to food proteins in the diet, before an allergy can develop. Once one develops an allergy then they are always allergic and need proper medical attention to prevent severe problems. ...Read more

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How do docs test children for indoor & outdoor allergies?

How do docs test children for indoor & outdoor allergies?

Allergy tests: There are several types of testing. Some involve certain types of blood tests. Another method is to do a series of skin tests done by pricking the skin and applying different allergens. Other tests are provocative tests that can involve challanging the patient with allergic materials. Testing should be done by doctors specializing in allergy to obtain the best results. ...Read more

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What testing is there for? Children and food allergies?

What testing is there for? Children and food allergies?

Skin & blood tests: Prick testing with allergenic extracts or fresh foods can help confirm allergy, as can blood tests for specific ige antibodies (rast-type tests). However, both types of testing can produce false positive results, and confirmation with food challenges may be needed. ...Read more

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Can a parents allergies be passed on to their children?

Can a parents allergies be passed on to their children?

Not exactly: The ability to react to certain proteins in an allergic way is passed on from parents to their children, but a specific allergy is not. So if a mom is allergic to pollen and the dad is allergic to fire ants, their child may develop allergies but it may be to a food instead. If 1 parent has allergies, the child is 50% likely to develop allergies, but it's a 75% chance if both parents are allergic. ...Read more

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What kind of allergy medicine is best for children under 3 years old, with bad allergy probelms?

What kind of allergy medicine is best for children under 3 years old, with bad allergy probelms?

Antihistamine: Zyrtec and Claritin (loratadine) are approved for age 6m and older. But speak with your doctor before giving this medication to your child. ...Read more

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Where can I find a statistic for the number of children who died from allergies causing anaphylaxis in the u.S.?

Where can I find a statistic for the number of children who died from allergies causing anaphylaxis in the u.S.?

Only overall numbers: The incidence of anaphylaxis in children is unknown. Estimates of anaphylactic deaths (from drugs, foods, insect stings, and latex) in the us are 0.002 percent annually (2 per 100, 000): 500 fatalities from penicillin anaphylaxis; 40 fatalities from bee stings; 125-150 from food anaphylaxis. ...Read more

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My husband has nut and fish allergies. I have 4 children, 2 without allergies should I get rest of kids tested before giving them these foods?

My husband has nut and fish allergies. I have 4 children, 2 without allergies should I get rest of kids tested before giving them these foods?

Food testing: Food allergies can be frightening but there is no reason to test the children if they have not had reactions. Always be cautious when introducing a new food to an allergic child. ...Read more

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I give my 17mnth old 1/2 teaspoon of children's zyrtec (cetirizine) for allergies but some days it's not enough. Can I increase the dose or try something differ t?

I give my 17mnth old 1/2 teaspoon of children's zyrtec (cetirizine) for allergies but some days it's not enough. Can I increase the dose or try something differ t?

Do not increase: A 17 month old should not have allergies to inhaled items like dust or pollen. Zyrtec (cetirizine) could cause drowsiness and I would avoid long term use of zyrtec (cetirizine) in your child. If your child has a runny or stuffy nose that is unresponsive to zyrtec (cetirizine) then see your doctor to make sure there isn't an infection brewing. ...Read more

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Do children grow out of allergies?

Do children grow out of allergies?

Yes: Not all of the food allergies are created equal. Food allergies like dairy, egg, wheat tend to be outgrown. Tree nut and peanut are less likely (although recent studies suggest that 20-30% outgrow the peanut allergy). Environmental allergies tend to "grow on you" with time. Note: the allergy test may remain positive despite the child having outgrown the allergy. Consult with an allergist. ...Read more

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How are children tested for allergies these days?

How are children tested for allergies these days?

Allergy testing: Usually encompasses skin and/or serum (blood) test which are consistent with the child's clinical history. ...Read more

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How often should children be tested for allergies?

How often should children be tested for allergies?

It depends: It really depends on the age of the child, and whether you're talking about food or environmental allergies. I generally will skin test children over age 2 for environmental allergies, while many younger kids need food testing. In terms of frequency, children with environmental allergies may benefit from repeat testing after 2 years, as their allergies can change as they get older. ...Read more

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Why is it that so many children have allergies nowadays?

Why is it that so many children have allergies nowadays?

Hygiene hypothesis: The immune system has two opposing arms, one makes protective antibodies against bacteria and viruses, the other makes allergic antibody. One theory is that early antibiotic use disrupts the gut flora which tips the scale away from fighting infection and more toward making allergic antibodies. Clean environments might be at fault as well, farm kids don't get allergies as much as city kids. ...Read more

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How do you confirm children's allergies from? Different foods?

How do you confirm children's allergies from? Different foods?

Skin testing: The easiest way to determine whether or not a child is allergic to certain foods is skin testing. Blood testing might also be considered. The gold standard (best) test for food allergy is an oral food challenge (should be done under supervision of a qualified allergist). ...Read more

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Does a cough come with allergies in children?

Sometimes: But not all the time. Nasal allergies are not a frequent cause of a really bad persistent cough. In a child with allergies and a really bad cough (assuming no fever) I would be concerned about a reactive airway/asthma type condition. If the child also had eczema I would be even more concerned. ...Read more

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How can I prevent my children from getting allergies?

Breastfeed!: Breastfeeding is shown to be protective for children with a strong family history of allergies. If unable to breast feed, try a hypoallergenic formula such as "nutramigen" or "alimentum". Try to avoid introducing baby foods until 4-6 months of age; once you do, introduce them slowly. Interestingly, exposure to dogs & cats appears to reduce the risk of becoming allergic to those household pets! ...Read more

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What are common signs of allergies towards animals in young children?

What are common signs of allergies towards animals in young children?

Nasal, eye, skin: Children will exhibit sneezing, itchy nose/eye, stuffy nose or cough with close exposures with pets. If licked by a cat or dog and allergy is present, a rash could develop at that site. The allergies could manifest as asthma with cough, wheezing or difficulty breathing. Typically a pattern will be seen, but if it is an indoor pet, the symptoms may be continuous. ...Read more

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Does testing for food allergies in children painful?

No: The pain is minimal with skin testing, similar testing can be done with a blood test which requires some blood being withdrawn with a needle. ...Read more

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Is an h2 histamine blocker ok for children for allergies.?

Is an h2 histamine blocker ok for children for allergies.?

Doesn't help much: H2 histamine blocking drugs are safe for children with allergies to take, but they are of limited value in treating allergies. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of delayed reaction allergies in young children?

What are symptoms of delayed reaction allergies in young children?

Delayed reaction: Symptoms do not appear for hours or even days. Poison ivy and similar plants cause some of the best-known delayed hypersensitivity reactions. When a person first touches the plant, no reaction occurs for the first 24 to 48 hours.

Read more: http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/253484-types-of-delayed-reaction-allergies/#ixzz2vcsli9lf. ...Read more

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What kind of allergy medicine is best for children under 3 with severe allergy problems?

Several choices: For anaphylaxis, self injectable Epinephrine is recommended. Antihistamines available include: Allegra suspension down to 2 years old, Clarinex syrup down to 6 months old, Claritin syrup down to 2 years old, xyzal (levocetirizine) syrup down to 6 months old, zyrtec syrup down to 2 years old; palgic syrup down to 1 year old. Also, singulair is approved down to 6 months old. For severe allergies, see allergist! ...Read more

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Does exposing small children to peanuts earlier in life make them more likely to develop allergies?

Does exposing small children to peanuts earlier in life make them more likely to develop allergies?

Probably not: There is no good evidence that withholding peanuts from a child's diet reduces their risk of developing peanut allergy. In fact, there is some evidence that introducing them early on may give a greater likelihood of tolerance. ...Read more

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Could incorporating locally grown honey into my children's diet, help with their seasonal allergies?

Not at all: It is a common misconception that eating local honey helps allergies. Local honey contains pollen from local flowers. People generally have little exposure to and aren't allergic to flower pollen (except florists). Wind pollinated trees, grasses and weeds which release huge amounts of pollen cause most allergies. Eating pollen has no effect on allergies though holding pollen under the tongue may. ...Read more

Dolobid Allergy (Definition)

Dolobid (Diflunisal) is an nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: ...Read more


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Diflunisal (Definition)

Diflunisal is a salicylate-based agent which is a ...Read more