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Doctor insights on: How Many Celestamine Tablets Do You Take For Skin Allergy

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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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How long does it take for skin allergy on lip to go away?

How long does it take for skin allergy on lip to go away?

Varies: Depending upon the type of allergic reaction resolution time may vary. For example, a food allergy reaction would resolve relatively quickly. However, an allergic contact dermatitis reaction may take days to weeks to resolve. ...Read more

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My 2 yr old had just drank about 15-20 mls of cetrizine, she hasbeen prescribed by paedratrician yo take for a skin allergy.?

My 2 yr old had just drank about 15-20 mls of cetrizine, she hasbeen prescribed by paedratrician yo take for a skin allergy.?

Observation: Her behavior may change. Make sure she is drinking lots of fluids. Call your local poison control with her weight to determine any other specific management. Hold her prescribed dose for 1-2 days. All the best. ...Read more

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How long can a 2-year old, weight 8.9 kg take citrizine for skin allergy?

How long can a 2-year old, weight 8.9 kg take citrizine for skin allergy?

Avoidance/allergens: Using perfume free detergent and fabric softeners, avoiding common allergens such as pet dander and dust may help to diminish the symptoms of atopic dermatitis. Keeping the skin well moisturized and using perfume free, alcohol free skin products and developing a skin care regimen with your physician is also important in the management of atopic dermatitis. ...Read more

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It's almost 1month that i hav skin allergy, I take already loratidine and put calamine lotion but still I suffer from itchiness what cream should aply?

It's almost 1month that i hav skin allergy, I take already loratidine and put calamine lotion but still I suffer from itchiness what cream should aply?

Steroid cream: Depending on what area of the body is affected, topical steroids of different potencies can be used for the rash. Most important is to find the offending cause. Consult an allergist and get guidance on your triggers. ...Read more

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My doctor told me not to take my Allegra (fexofenadine) and Zyrtec 5 days before my skin allergy test but my symptoms are really severe. Should I just take my meds?

My doctor told me not to take my Allegra (fexofenadine) and Zyrtec 5 days before my skin allergy test but my symptoms are really severe. Should I just take my meds?

Talk to Allergist: If it is not possible for you to stop antihistamines before your allergy appointment there are blood tests that can be drawn instead. Skin testing is more sensitive so it is preferred by myself and most allergists. I would call their office and discuss your issues so you don't show up on antihistamines and have to reschedule. ...Read more

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Is it possible to develop a skin allergy late in life?

Is it possible to develop a skin allergy late in life?

Skin allergy: Contact dermatitis can occur at any age and can come after years of exposure to a chemical. Allergy to fragrances, detergents, soaps, make-up etc. Are commonly noted after long periods of symptom-free tolerances. Dermatologists have been trained to use patch testing to identify chemical allergy. ...Read more

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Skin allergy medicine pls?

Skin allergy medicine pls?

You can try: Oral antihistamines or topical steroids, both of which are over the counter. ...Read more

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Can you have a skin allergy to semen?

Can you have a skin allergy to semen?

Semen allergy: Yes you can have various allergic reactions to a partner's semen. The reactions can range from local irritation to generalized anaphylaxis. The reactions are to a component found in the plasma not the sperm. The international expert is jonathan bernstein, md. See www.Seminalplasmaallergy. Org. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get skin allergy tests?

Does it hurt to get skin allergy tests?

Not really: Allergy skin tests currently are performed using sterile, plastic, applicators (not needles) that just puncture the skin at a mild depth. No blood. Typically, 8 tests can be placed in 2 seconds using multitest device and the answer is available in 15-20 minutes. The new multi-test PC (pain control) has even less uncomfortable feeling; my experience is that it works great for children and adults. ...Read more

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What is the main reason of skin allergy?

What is the main reason of skin allergy?

Allergen: An allergy regardless of its location (internally or externally) is caused by an allergen... Something that causes the allergic response. ...Read more

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I might have skin allergy to water, what to do?

I might have skin allergy to water, what to do?

Aquagenic hives: Hives induced by skin contact to water is very rare and included under the category of physical urticarias. A dermatologist or allergist can assist in confirming the diagnosis or finding an alternative explanation for the symptoms. ...Read more

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What could lead to a skin allergy that occurs every summer seasons?

What could lead to a skin allergy that occurs every summer seasons?

Numerous: There are many reasons to have skin rashes in the summer. See your doctor or a dermatologist or allergist to determine the cause and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Skin allergy test was negative for everything including histaine, what does this mean?

Discuss w your doc: You should come back and discuss it with your allergist or the person who did skin test on you. Many things can affect skin test quality including medications that might interfere with skin testing, technique, devices, testing extract quality, and how well-trained the staff or the interpretators are, ect. ...Read more

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Hi I'm suffering with dust and skin allergy, is there any effective medication in the market?

Dust allergy: Dust allergies can cause nasal symptoms and skin allergy known as eczema. You can consult a board certified allergist, they can advise on a dust mite avoidance measures to implement in your bedroom such as hepa filters, and dust mite covers for your bed and you can ultimately get desensitized to dust with allergy shots. ...Read more

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I have skin allergy for almost 2 months and I have also a cough. Is this cough is a complication to my skin allergy?

Unlikely: Cough can be due to so many things and it is very difficult to either confirm or deny that the cough is not related to the "skin allergy.". ...Read more

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Is it normal to have positive reactions to all environmental skin allergy tests then 6-7 years later have all negative reactions? Both as an adult

Is it normal to have positive reactions to all environmental skin allergy tests then 6-7 years later have all negative reactions?  Both as an adult

Disappearing allergy: Although allergies will diminish with age it is unusual for skin tests to change dramatically over time. Sometimes allergy immunotherapy can reduce sensitivity a little. Another possible explanation is that you were taking medication that blocked your more recent tests. You might consider another opinion from an allergist certified by the american board of allergy and immunology. ...Read more

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Skin allergy testing. Can there be false negatives?

Yes: The tests can have both false positive and false negative results. There are many factors that can influence the results such as the antigens, host factors, timing and medications. The results need to be interpreted in the context of the history. ...Read more

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My father has a skin allergy for ten years how can we help him?

My father has a skin allergy for ten years how can we help him?

Have him tested by: Allergist for environmental and food allergies, so you can find out the offending agent(s), and have him avoid exposure. This will help. Also, make sure you aren't using any harsh detergents (synthetics), or fabric softeners are used that his linen, or his pajamas, and clothes may have been exposed to, or he will continue to have contact with more irritants on his pillow at night. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is skin allergy related to anemia?

Can you tell me is skin allergy related to anemia?

No: Neither will cause the other both are common and a precise cause should be sought for each. ...Read more

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Dermographism, are skin allergy testing not accurate?

Dermographism, are skin allergy testing not accurate?

Limited use: Skin testing for allergy is of limited usefulness even when a person does not have dermatographism. The history is the key; skin testing can be confirmatory. Especially, don't conclude that you must severely limit what you do and eat, and where you go, based on skin testing. It's just one piece of information that helps guide decisions. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a skin irritation or skin allergy to down feathers?

Is it possible to have a skin irritation or skin allergy to down feathers?

Feather allergy: Like many allergies, common symptoms of feather allergies include a runny nose, sneezing, congested sinuses, sore throat, and itchy, watery eyes. With feather allergies, the symptoms will most likely be most obvious during times of sleep and rest. Though many feather pillows are not designed to be allergy stimulants — encased in cloth -but this does not always work. ...Read more

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How to get rid of skin allergy... My skin is red and highly itchy?

How to get rid of skin allergy... My skin is red and highly itchy?

Allergy: You need to be placed on an anti-histamine to be taken by mouth. The next thing is to figure out what produced this. ...Read more

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I have skin allergy which is now spreading on my breast. Is this dangerous to my breasts?

I have skin allergy which is now spreading on my breast. Is this dangerous to my breasts?

Skin: This may be a dermatologic condition only. However, one type of breast cancer is called inflammatory & would have skin changes on the breast. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What is skin allergy?

What is skin allergy?

Itchy skin?: This could mean a lot of things such eczema, hives, angioedema, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis and a host of other dermatologic conditions related to an allergic reaction. It could signify a reaction to a medication that causes patient to be itchy or have hives or swelling. ...Read more

Celestamine (Definition)

Betamethasone is a steroid that is given in 2 injections 24 hours apart when there is a strong possibility of preterm delivery. It is given between 24 and 34 weeks. It helps mature the lungs of the baby to decrease the risks of prematurity. ...Read more