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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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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