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Depends: Number one is removal of the precipitating allergen (cause of the hypersensitivity). Then, depending upon the severity, short courses of anti-inflammatory meds which may include steroids may be helpful. Supportive care may include other factors depending upon the cause and the degree of impairment. ...Read more
Experimental: Cellcept (mycophenolate) is a medication that has been used to treat interstitial lung diseases that are autoimmune in nature. While hypersensitivity pneumonitis is an interstitial lung disease, it is triggered by "extrinsic' triggers such as airborne mold, and other "organic" substances. There is not enough data to prove that CellCept would be helpful at this point in time. ...Read more
What is visceral hypersensitivity and its cause. Can it be the same as chronic continuous IBS pain? What are the latest treatment options available?
Close, but...: Visceral hypersensitivity is believed to be one mechanism thru which ibs manifests--but there are many, each representing a target for possible treatments. Effective therapeutic options include: receptor-mediators, various antidepressants, motility-acting agents, non-pharmacologic approaches, more. Distinction of ibs from organic pathology is critical. As to your "continous pain", don't you sleep? ...Read more
Is it possible for the tuberculous neck lymph node to enlarge during the fifth month of treatment due to hypersensitivity?
Possible but: There are other causes for node enlargement including treatment failure. See your doctor soon. ...Read more
Can TB spread in the body during treatment of 5 months.tb neck lymph nodes increasing in size .is it hypersensitivity?
Desensitization: Allergen desensitization does not work on all allergies--it is most effective with seasonal allergens, indoor allergens and insect bites.Insect bites from bees, red ants and wasps are treated with allergen desensitization.Allergen desensitization uses small amounts of the allergen the person is allergic to and injects the allergen into the individual's body. ...Read more
Can painkillers act as a treatment for people hypersensitive to touch? Do you think that would work?
Narcissism: The person believes s/he is special or unique -- more so than others. May also be preoccupied with fantasies of unlimited success and power. Feels entitled to special treatment and deference from others; is haughty and lacks empathy for others. Needs excessive admiration, and when this isn't forthcoming, may erupt in rage. May exploit others without concern for their needs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, there is help: Paranoia and social anxiety can be effectively treated with psychotherapy and/or medications. It's important for people to recognize that the problem with paranoia or hypersensitivity is the symptom itself. The real world issue that is being faced is not truly painful, evil, threatening, or terrible. Anxiety isn't fun. . . But that's where it stops. Treatment allows one to face the fear and win. ...Read more
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