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I am allergic to White Lilies. My first contact was White Lily extract, not pollen. Does this mean that I should avoid all forms/colors of Lily?

I am allergic to White Lilies. My first contact was White Lily extract, not pollen. Does this mean that I should avoid all forms/colors of Lily?

Yes: The best treatment for allergy is avoidance. I presume that your reaction is an itchy skin rash from the contact. The color of the flower does not impact the allergen in the plant. ...Read more

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Are lilies dangerous to humans? Any contact allergy rashes to it?

Are lilies dangerous to humans?  Any contact allergy rashes to it?

Yes: Lilies are toxic to humans, cats, dogs, and goats. Eating the leaves leads to kidney damage and failure and some species like the "lily of the valley" can also cause cardiac problems. As for contact allergies, as long as you wash your hands after contact, i would think you are safe. ...Read more

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Can lilies cause shortness of breath and a tight chest?

Can lilies cause shortness of breath and a tight chest?

Allergies: Any flower that has a pollen or fragrance can cause an allergic reaction or asthma to select individuals. Of course, the best treatment is avoidance. You should discuss with your doctor these symptoms as you may need a form of asthma treatment. ...Read more

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After using 200 calla lilies in a wedding, my body is covered in a poison ivy type rash. is this possibly from the lilies . I am a florist and have?

After using 200 calla lilies in a wedding, my body is covered in a poison ivy type rash. is this possibly from the lilies . I am a florist and have?

Contact allergy: It is entirely possible to have developed a contact allergy to plant products. If the involvement is extensive, you may need a short course of oral cortisone For limited involvement, topical cortisone cream may be sufficient. Contact your doctor for a RX and start washing any item which might have touched the lilly with liquid detergent to avoid further exposure. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are lillies dangerous to humans?

Please tell me, are lillies dangerous to humans?

Yes, if eaten.: Keep small children away from lillies so that they don't try to taste or eat them. ...Read more

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Could exposure to lillies have caused my headache?

Could exposure to lillies have caused my headache?

Yes: Many patients with migraine have "osmophobic"headaches, that is, headaches triggered by strong or irritating odors. Almost all headaches triggered by odors are migraines. A neurologist can help if this is a frequent problem. ...Read more

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Lillies giving me a headache, what could be wrong?

Lillies giving me a headache, what could be wrong?

Allergic Rhinitis: Hi! it is possible that certain scents, and certainly certain plant pollens can cause or worsen allergic rhinitis. Runny nose, facial pain, headache, and sneezing are some of the symptoms. It is also possible for certain scents to trigger migraines. The best thing is to avoid lilies, if you can't discuss with your doctor. Take care, dr.H. ...Read more

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My friends says smells of lillies but when one else can. Why is this?

Unknown: Please ask your question again as I am unsure of what it is that you are wanting an answer to. ...Read more

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I feel sore when aorund lillies. Wtf is going on?

I feel sore when aorund lillies. Wtf is going on?

Possible allergies: Environmental/pollens allergies often show as runny nose, congestion, sneezing, itchy eyes, rashes, headaches, and some do feel achy. It is not too common having just achiness and not much else--as u did not mention such. But my guess is that your body is not in agreement with the scent of lillies- my advice would be to keep a good distance. Please refrain from use of foul language. Good luck. ...Read more

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What should I do if lillies make me dizzy when cut and in the house?

What should I do if lillies make me dizzy when cut and in the house?

Avoid exposure: Avoid touching and exposure to them and seek medical care if you do not feel well. Feel better. ...Read more

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What is going on with my vision when I am around cut lillites?

What is going on with my vision when I am around cut lillites?

IT DEPENDS : If you are referring to lillies, you may have an allergy. Avoid the flower and see your doctor. Have a great day! ...Read more

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What exactly is lily-liver?

What exactly is lily-liver?

Coward: Being lily livered a colloquial expresion for being coward, "lacking blood in the liver". ...Read more

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Is china lily soya sauce good for you?

Is china lily soya sauce good for you?

Not especially: Soy sauced tend to be loaded with salt which contributes to hypertension in some (not all) people. There's little magic in food choices. Health is more likely to come from a sensible, balanced diet, staying physically fit, and avoiding tobacco, illegal drugs, and excesses in alcohol use. ...Read more

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How bad is it if a toddler chewed on a calla lily?

How bad is it if a toddler chewed on  a calla lily?

See below: It is not toxic. Your toddler should be fine. Make sure it was not sprayed with any insecticides. If it was call your poison control center. ...Read more

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In aromatherapy what is lily of the valley supposed to do for you?

In aromatherapy what is lily of the valley supposed to do for you?

Relieve depression: Supposedly gives a sense of well being, comfort, decrease depression, improve disposition etc. It is poisonous if ingested. See breaking bad season 4 last episode. ...Read more

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How can you relieve a pollen / lily allergy?

How can you relieve a pollen / lily allergy?

Depends on Severity: The usual recommendation for patients with allergy to pollen is to dry some simple over the counter "anti-histamines." there are several now on the market which used to require a prescription. Allegra and zyrtec (cetirizine) are common anti-histamines. Read the label and consult your doctor. Not sure what you mean by "lily." are you allergic to only the plant and/or the flowers? ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a lily pollen allergy?

What are the symptoms of a lily pollen allergy?

Sneezing, runny nose: The most likely symptoms of allergy to lily pollen are sneezing, runny nose, nasal congestion and itchy eyes. Asthma could occur. Treatment would be similar to that for 'hay fever, ' with an antihistamine such as Claritin or allegra. ...Read more

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Does anyone know where I can buy blue lily of the nile extract locally and educate me on hw to use it?

Does anyone know where I can buy blue lily of the nile extract locally and educate me on hw to use it?

Garden flower: This beautiful plant is mentioned in the harry potter series; some people are allergic to its leaves and in folk medicine it's been used to speed labor. I could not find any scientific studies, though it is understandable why such a lovely family of flowers would generate interest in the "natural healing" community. I have no idea who's selling it; sorry. ...Read more

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I'm 7 months pregnant and can't stop eating white lily self rising flour. My baby moves a lot when I eat it but I'm trying to stop. Can the flour harm?

I'm 7 months pregnant and can't stop eating white lily self rising flour. My baby moves a lot when I eat it but I'm trying to stop. Can the flour harm?

PICA: It sounds like you have developed PICA - the urge to eat something not generally considered food. I am not aware of specific dangers of eating raw flour. It is important to let your doctor know that you are eating this though and PICA can be discussed in more detail. Try to find a similar food that healthier but still relieve the urge -- cereal, granola are ideas to try. ...Read more