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Food Allergies And Asthma
No: unrelated, but a person can have both conditions independent of each other ...Read more
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
Are there any links between connective tissue diseases, aggressive osteoarthritis, food allergies, asthma or allergies? Which could be related?
What is the likelihood of being born with food allergies, asthma, and later on juvenile type 1 diabetes?
At times, have shallow breathing w/numbness/tingling all over and mental confusion;sometimes w/chest pain..No anxiety/food allergy/asthma. Any ideas?
Could be anxiety: These symptoms could easily be explained by limited symptom panic attacks, but you need a full evaluation with your physician to rule out other possible causes. Could also be from various types of substance use (you additionally list "type a medication" in your info, but i don't know what that is.) with the "irrational rage" and memory loss, would also recommend evaluation with a psychiatrist. ...Read more
Allergy asthma fighting foods I have a tons of allergies. I also have asthma. What types of food fight allergies and asthma?
Healthy diet: No specific foods fight asthma and allergies. Focus on eating a well balanced with plenty of fruits and vegetables. Some people with pollen allergy may experience itchy mouth or throat when eating raw fruits or vegetables. Usually the foods are tolerated if peeled or cooked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a correlation between asthma, food allergies and hypochlorhydria? Older studies published in BMJ and Nature seem to suggest so?
Seen several allergists, have multiple food allergies, can only tolerate 5 foods (others trigger asthma) chemical sensitivities. Suggestions?
Allergies : Pick one allergist and work on possible allergy shots or other treatments ...Read more
Clarify & re-ask.: It looks like this is an after thought. Where's the actual question? ...Read more
My child has asthma & use 2 pumps & take 2 pills, she has allergy & food allergies oranges, banans, & tomatoes. What can I do to get vitams she neec?
How can I find a better trained/more up-to-date allergist? I have asthma. Should I look into a pulmonologist? Could a pulmo. manage food allergies?
Check aaaai.org: You need to find another allergist if you don't feel comfortable with your current one. I doubt that most pulmonologists have had any training or interest in food allergy. Look in the aaaai.org website to find another allergist and cross- reference your findings with those online rating sites. You are frustrated but need to keep trying since there are many well-trained allergists around. ...Read more
I've got asthma, allergic rhinitis and multiple food allergies. Could it be possible that i'm also allergic to my husband's sperm? Is there a test?
Can asthma cause tension headache, anxiety and panic attacks at the same time? And what is the connection to food allergy? "chocolate cause headache"
Asthma symptoms: If asthma is not controlled and you continue to have difficulty breathing, it is a yes. Not able to breath well can cause anxiety, heart race or panic attack, and headache. Most of the time asthma is related to environmental allergies in the us. Having one allergic disease give to a risk of getting another one including food allergy. Chocolate, tea, coffee contain caffeine ; can cause headache. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With asthma, dust mite & food allergies, need I use 1) latex or organic wool/cotton mattress with or w/o allergen mattress cover & 2) organic bedding?
Ate spaghetti squash (w/olive oil, goat cheese, salt, pepper). Nose swollen inside, sinusdrainage, asthma. Allergic to squash?!? Other food allergies.
Food allergy: If you ate the squash and had an immediate reaction (minutes to 2hrs) that included hives, swelling, shortness of breath, wheeze, throat tightness, vomiting or passing out then I would be concerned for a food allergy reaction. Would make an appointment with an allergist to determine what could be the culprit foods. Bring list of ingredients eaten that meal to appointment. Avoid foods until seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swelling and hives in throat and where lips meet gums for 2 days. Never had food allergy, but I have bad allergies and asthma. How do I treat this?
Mgt/workup: These symptoms require further evaluation and treatment. If you are experiencing any problems breathing or swallowing, please go to your nearest Emergency Department. It may be a local or more systemic reaction. Asthmatics are at risk for more severe reactions. Virtual follow up appt available to review treatment options. ...Read more
20 asthma severe dust allergy pet fur feather some food allergy recurrent sinus upper respiratory infections pale low energy swollen glands nausea?
I have asthma and what test should I be doing to know what triggers me, is it dust , flowers or maybe I have allergy to some food.
I am terrified to introduce peanut butter to my 5 year old's diet. He has no food other allergies but he does have asthma and very sensitive skin. Is there any safe, suggested method for introducing foods? Can we get allergy tests first?
Yes: This issue is still being researched. If a child has other allergic conditions like asthma or eczema or if he has siblings with food allergy it is recommended in infants they be tested for peanut allergy and then peanut introduced at young age with thought that this will prevent allergy in future. However in a 5 year old there are no good recommendations for intro. See allergist for test and intro ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer