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I Am Allergic To Shellfish What Can I Take For Calcium
I am allergic to shellfish and need to take a calcium supplement. What kind of supplement is safe for me?
If I was allegic to shellfish when I was younger can I try n eat a shrimp now that am a adult and see what happens and if I am still can I take benadr?
I ve to use omeprazole, does it blocks absorption of calcium? ; or just reduces it? How many mg calcium I shd take to combat effect if dairy allergic?
Family Practice: 1200 mg ca with 1000mg vit d per day you can have your dr measure your levels to determine how much your body needs. ...Read more
What should he do? My husband had a cat scan this morning about 7 am. He is allergic to shellfish, so they had him take benedryl a half an hour before the scan. He went to work and around 4 pm he started feeling really warm. He came home and I noticed he
The: The dye used for the ct scan is inorganic and should not cross react because of the shellfish allergy. That does not preclude that he is having or had a reaction to the dye. The doctor who ordered the study and all his physicians should be informed of what happened. He should be seen by an allergist who could better define by the history what is going on. ...Read more
Hard to say: It is usually a matter of organic (seafood) vs inorganic (supplement) forms of the vitamins/minerals in question, so can often take a MVI (multivitamin) w/o problem. Would suggest start w/small size bottle in case do have reaction. Also, can check labels for one that does not supplement iodiine. ...Read more
I have heavy allergic to seafood. Is it possible to take antihistamine drug as profilaxis to minimize allergic reaction?
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Which type of vitamins should I take for my age, women's one a day? Allergic to seafood, will vitamins with fish oil have cause an allergic reaction?
Shellfish Allergy: First step is to determine what reaction you have when eating shellfish. Typical allergic reaction involves hives, swelling, throat tightness, wheeze, vomiting, or passing out within minutes to 2hrs after food ingestion. If this sounds like something you experienced then see an allergy for skin or blood testing to confirm. If positive you will need to avoid all shellfish and carry epinephrine. ...Read more
Finned fish: Most people who are shellfish allergic can eat finned fish (salmon, tuna, cod, etc) without a problem. You may be able to eat mollusks (clams, squid, octopus). For both, you should check with your doctor, as some testing can be helpful to make these recommendations specifically for you, and specific recommendations vary depending on how severe your reaction was and your test results. ...Read more
I am allergic to shellfish and the doctors told me I am allergic to the iodine in shellfish. Is it ok to eat salmon?
What is an alternative to iodine used in CT with contrast? Say, someone is allergic to shellfish....What is an alternative contrast to use?
Reaction to contrast: Contrast media reactions are often described as allergy but in truth are not allergy. The high concentration of the contrast can shock cells called basophils into releasing their granules filled with histamine. This causes the same reaction as the histamine release due to allergy. Shellfish allergy has nothing to do with iodine or contrast. Low osmolality contrast & premedication helps. ...Read more
There was an ankle problem so I did x-ray. The X-ray was normal but doctor said it show less of calcium. What should I take for calcium intake?
I am allergic to shellfish. I just took keflex. I took singulair, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) claritin, Pepcid ac, my ventoltor, I am about to use my epipen.?
Go ahead.: When having a severe allergic reaction Epinephrine is the only medication that can help you immediately with oll your symptoms. Asthma rescue inhalers will only help with your lung symptoms if it gets there. Any swelling in the throat will prevent it from getting there.. H-1 (benadryl (diphenhydramine) and claritin) and h-2 (pepcid) antihistamines and singulair will take up to1hour to work. ...Read more
CALCIUM + VIT D: The daily calcium requirement is between 1000 - 1200 mg. You can easily find calcium supplements of 400, 500 and 600 mg and taking 2 a day will help you meet your requirements. Calcium carbonate is the best absorbed, but remember to take it along or in combination with vit d 600-1000 iu/day. ...Read more
Yes, supplement: In addition to a well-balanced diet, calcium may be supplemented. 600-1200mg/day of calcium is appropriate. In addition, many women are deficient in vitamin d. 200-400iu of vitamin d, in addition to prenatal vitamin supplementation, should suffice. Your obstetrician may screen for vitamin d deficiency by doing certain bloodwork. There are many brands that combine calcium and vitamin d together. ...Read more
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