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How do you know if your alergic?

How do you know if your alergic?

Get allergy tested: Allergy can present with many symptoms including: skin rashes (eczema or hives) runny or stuffy nose (heyfever or sinusitis) or trouble breathing or coughing (asthma). If these symptoms intefere with your life then going to an allergist to get tested and developing a plan to deal with the allergies and their symptoms. ...Read more

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Could you be alergic to something and have a small reaction?

Could you be alergic to something and have a small reaction?

Depends: We need a few more details. A small sniff of cat fur might just give you a sneeze. But a spoonful of peanut butter could send you to the ER. Some codeine cough syrup might make your nose itch, but continuing on a sulfa antibiotic while ignoring early Stevens Johnson Syndrome might land you in the burn unit in renal failure. I've see all of these. Details matter. ...Read more

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What happens if I were to have an alergic reaction, when would i?

What happens if I were to have an alergic reaction, when would i?

Need More Info: There are many different types of allergic reactions. Because of this more information is needed to answer your question. Did you mean a reaction to a food, drug, or cosmetic? How about a hay fever type reaction? Or, did you have a reaction and are wondering if the reaction is allergic? You could also have allergic reactions to insect stings. Please provide more information. ...Read more

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Who knows about onchocerciasis?

Who knows about onchocerciasis?

I wish more did: Onchocerciasis is a dread disease in which worms bearing bacteria cause blindness and spotty skin lesions. In some communities, all adults are blind and they are led by children. Robert mcnamara, remorseful architect of the vietnam war, did more than anyone else to control this dread illness, but it remains a serious problem in much of the tropics. ...Read more

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Who knows about achondroplasia?

Who knows about achondroplasia?

Dwarfism: About 1 in 20, 000 births. Genetic defect causes poor bone growth. Affected persons have a large head with small bones in the mid face. The arms and legs are short, but the trunk is long. Intelligence is usually normal, but walking is often delayed. They can have problems with the spinal cord being compressed. They can have children, but there is a high risk >50% of passing the defect to offspring. ...Read more

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Who knows cost of a consultation with rd?

Depends: Depends on person, area of country, and other variables. Talk with other people in your area to find one that is good and reasonably priced. Just because its expensive doesn't mean its good...And just because it is cheap doesn't necessarily mean its bad advice. New grads/those trying to build a practise tend to be cheaper to build the volume. ...Read more

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What to do if I am highly alergic to codeine and opaites.?

What to do if I am highly alergic to codeine and opaites.?

Ensure It's Allergy: Codeine and opiates can cause non-allergic itching or hives. In fact before allergists could use histamine as a positive control for allergy testing they used codeine as a substitute because if you poke it into the skin, it creates a red itchy bump. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Baby understands no?

What is the definition or description of: Baby understands no?

No: A baby starts understanding the meaning of the word NO commonly after 9 months. May start responding to it but stopping what they are doing around 12-15 months. These milestones can vary a little in age. ...Read more

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Anyone knows any exercises to have a bigger and more ferm bootay?

Anyone knows any exercises to have a bigger and more ferm bootay?

Squats: The muscles you want to target are the gluteus muscles. Squats and leg presses are effective. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my friends daughter is alergic to the sun?

What do you suggest if my friends daughter is alergic to the sun?

Avoidance: Solar dermatitis or solar urticaria are usually treated by avoidance of sun exposure. This can be accomplished with clothes which cover the skin, high quality high SPF sunscreen, or staying indoors. I would suggest further consultation with an allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What should one to for a toddler who is having an alergic reaction?

What should one to for a toddler who is having an alergic reaction?

See a dr.: See the dr. Allergic reactions occur in different ways. Some are justy mild skin manifestations, others are life threatening. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to suddenly get an alergic reation to penicillin?

Are there any ways to suddenly get an alergic reation to penicillin?

YES: Allergic reaction may come and go at different stage of your life. Contributing factors are local environmental factors, stress, and diets. ...Read more

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Who knows what a "t.E.N.S" machine is & where to get one that is safe?

Who knows what a "t.E.N.S" machine is & where to get one that is safe?

Safe: The tens is adjusted by a hand held controller which usually contains the batteries. You may need a little trial and error. Our office uses the national company emsi which has sales reps that will personally instruct the patient. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is there any way anybody knows on how to get clear skin?

Can you tell me is there any way anybody knows on how to get clear skin?

Your best bet: Is to see the dermatologist who can determine your specific skin issues and treatments for them. ...Read more

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Anyone knows if the segawa dystonia can show up at the first year of age?

Anyone knows if the segawa dystonia can show up at the first year of age?

Possibly: Segawa syndrome, also known as dopa-responsive dystonia (drd) usually has symptom onset around age 6 but there have been case reports of it occurring in the first year (as well as much later). It is usually described as autosomal dominant with incomplete penetrance and variable expressivity among family members. Autosomal recessive types also exist. Discuss your concerns with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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When no doctors answer my question, does it mean none of them knows the answer?

When no doctors answer my question, does it mean none of them knows the answer?

Not always: It could that the question is vague or confusing and the doctors don't understand. Rephrase your question clearly and briefly. We will attempt to answer. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Why is it a good idea to make sure my child knows the difference between day and night?

Why is it a good idea to make sure my child knows the difference between day and night?

Getting some Zzzzzz: Trying to get a beby to sleep at night can be challenging. It is imprtant for a baby to start learning the day/night signals early on. In a nutshell, during the day your home should be a bright, stimulating place where the baby is driven to learn and everybody interacts with him or her. Night time is quiet, not bright and not interactive, in other words, to boring to stay awake. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about aspergers syndrome or knows people with it or knows about it well?

Can you tell me about aspergers syndrome or knows people with it or knows about it well?

Long topic: I will need to refer you to a website:www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov asperger syndrome is often considered a high functioning form of autism. It can lead to difficulty interacting socially, repeat behaviors, and clumsiness. ...Read more

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What may cause someone to become alergic to fresh fruit, but not frozed or cooked fruit?

What may cause someone to become alergic to fresh fruit, but not frozed or cooked fruit?

Pesticides: I wonder if what they are really allergic to is the pesticides that have been used on it. It could also be the gas that they use to ripen it. Try organic fruit and see if you get the same reaction. ...Read more