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How To Tell If Baby Is Allergic To Antibiotics
How can you tell if your baby is allergic to antibiotics? Is it possible to get an allergic reaction after 7 days of using it?
History & exam fit: Allergic reaction to meds usually involves typical itchy rash (measles like or hives). From first exposure to onset of reaction usually 7-10 days and on second exposure within minutes to hours. Get baby to experienced allergist who can examine baby and get detailed history. Except for penicillin there is no reliable skin testing for meds so history, exam are key. Take clear close-up pics of rash. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Food allergy: Allergy to these two foods is rare in my experience; they are well tolerated as first foods by the vast majority of infants older than 6 months. Symptoms of allergy could include vomiting, crampy diarrhea and occasionally a flare -up of pre-existing eczema. Anemia and failure to gain weight/height could indicate coeliac syndrome. ...Read more
How can I tell if my baby is allergic to cows milk formula he's had a cough and phlegm since changing it to a non allergy formula?
Skin test: The easiest way to tell if your baby is allergic to milk is to have your child skin tested by an allergist. You will have an answer in 15 minutes. To rely on their response to milk can often be confusing. ...Read more
Why do my wrists itch so much? Had a baby 12 days ago c section. Have had unusual allergic reactions to anticoagulant and antibiotic eye ointment
Itching: Your itching is related to your allergic reactions., even 12 days ago. Should go away with time. Allergist might help. ...Read more
How can I tell when my 6 month old baby has fluid in his ear after he's had an ear infection and taken all antibiotics as he keeps pulling at ear how?
See below: It is not too uncommon that infant continues pulling at ear even after ear infection subsides. As long as infant remains afebrile and playful, "wait and watch" approach for 2 weeks is reasonable. The fluid accumulated in middle ear as a part of ear infection takes 2-4 weeks to clear up after acute inflammation subsides. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Suggestive symptoms: An allergy to formula (usually the milk or soy component) presents with characteristic symptoms. Usually these include rash/hives or worsening eczema, swelling of lips/tongue/eyelid/face, cough/wheezing, vomiting/diarrhea. Not all patients experience all of these symptoms. Fussiness or colic is usually not secondary to a formula allergy. Skin or blood allergy tests can help diagnose an allergy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Keep a diary: You need to keep track of what he or she eat or what is exposed to. ...Read more
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