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Have bit of swelling, itching, burning on gums, roof mouth and tongue from Oral Allergy Syndrome, could throat swell/close or anaphylactic reaction?

Have bit of swelling, itching, burning on gums, roof mouth and tongue from Oral
Allergy Syndrome, could throat swell/close or anaphylactic reaction?

Unlikely: Oral allergy syndrome per se is highly unlikely to cause any throat closure. However avoidance of the offending food or fruit is still the best treatment. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Rashes on the arms and throat swelling? Signs of allergic reactions?

Rashes on the arms and throat swelling?  Signs of allergic reactions?

Possibly: More information is needed to be sure. Should seek the evaluation of an ENT of allergist. ...Read more

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Would an allergic reaction on the lips blister?

Would an allergic reaction on the lips blister?

Blisters : Blisters on the lips speak more for a herpes simplex infection rather than an allergy. ...Read more

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Good morning can herpes cause lips to swell resembling an allergic reaction?

Good morning can herpes cause lips to swell resembling an allergic reaction?

Yes: and they can be very uncomfortable. See dentist or PCP asap for Rx for antiviral meds. This should shorten the duration and lessen the severity. Best to start meds when the first symptoms appear. ...Read more

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Swelling (bumps) on gums, roof mouth and tongue. Itch and burn. Occurs during allergy season. Can these be symptoms of Oral Allergy Syndrome?

Swelling (bumps) on gums, roof mouth and tongue. Itch and burn. Occurs during allergy season. Can these be symptoms of Oral Allergy Syndrome?

Yes: moderate to severe oral allergy syndrome can result in some oral swelling. severe cases can even cause anaphylaxis. it is always important to understand the combination of environmental and food sensitivities contributing to the symptoms and to find out if carrying epinephrine is advisable. ...Read more

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Are swollen lips always due to an allergic reaction?

Are swollen lips always due to an allergic reaction?

No: Swollen lips are not always secondary to an allergic reaction. This can occur after exposure to food allergy or another allergic trigger but it can also occur secondary to increased histamine release with no known cause. Other causes include underlying autoimmunity and inflammation. There are hereditary causes that also lead to swelling where a patient may not have associated itch. ...Read more

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During tonsil treatment new sore behind uvula and small white & red dots on left side of roof of mouth. Only left tonsil infected.Actually mono or reaction to meds like sjs blister? Chills nofever

During tonsil treatment new sore behind uvula and small white & red dots on left side of roof of mouth. Only left tonsil infected.Actually mono or reaction to meds like sjs blister? Chills nofever

Tonsil lesions: You might have a viral infection on top of the bacterial one. I suppose you have been on antibiotics for the tonsil infection. I would watch the mouth lesions and finish the antibiotic. Gargle with warm salt water and take Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. Good luck. ...Read more

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Swollen eye and mouth, think is an allergic reaction from (kinetic sand)?

Swollen eye and mouth, think is an allergic reaction from (kinetic sand)?

Angioneurotic edema: Swelling of the eyes and mouth is usually caused by an allergy to something taken internally. You should consult her doctor to try to figure out what she is allergic to. It is often difficult to know for sure what causes it. If she has noisy breathing or struggles when taking a breath, she should be taken to the ER. ...Read more

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Food allergy reaction on Thurs. Sore throat, lip swells, incr. congestion. On Sat, felt like gland in neck swollen, drainage continued. Still allergy?

Food allergy reaction on Thurs. Sore throat, lip swells, incr. congestion. On Sat, felt like gland in neck swollen, drainage continued. Still allergy?

No: possibly infection, please visit your doctor, first to check whether you have an upper respiratory infection, and to tell him about the food allergy you had, you want to something like Epipen (epinephrine) handy, and to know which foods to avoid, you might need as well evaluation by an allergist, good luck ...Read more

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My child has swollen lips and lumps on the iniside of his lips would this be an allergic reaction to amoxicillin?

My child has swollen lips and lumps on the iniside of his lips would this be an allergic reaction to amoxicillin?

Could be: If your child has such symptoms after using amoxicillin, probably it's allergy to antibiotic.It also could be allergy to another drugs you gave to child , or it could be even insect bites. ...Read more

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Small hard white bumps on upper eyelids. Itching under jaw and sides of face. Eyes swollen before, not now. No soreness. Possible allergic reaction?

Small hard white bumps on upper eyelids. Itching under jaw and sides of face.  Eyes swollen before, not now. No soreness. Possible allergic reaction?

Sounds like it: History smells of allergy but not sure how the bumps look like. If they are just itchy trial of benadryl (diphenhydramine) and immediate check up at the emergency room if worsening symptoms develop such as difficulty swallowing, shortness of breath, chest pain. ...Read more

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Swollen and red uvula that touches my tongue. Some difficulty swallowing. Infection?

Swollen and red uvula that touches my tongue. Some difficulty swallowing. Infection?

Sounds like: An inflammation that would probably benefit by being looked at by your physician or ent. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have itchy throat and mouth. Is this an allergic reaction?

Likely Yes: Itchy throat and mouth are very common symptoms when you are allergic to something. Most commonly- a food item such as fresh fruits or vegetables. Is it occurring all the time? Or just when you eat certain things? Also, do you have seasonal allergies? Seasonal allergies sometimes present that way as well- along with nasal congestion etc. ...Read more

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Sore throat, swollen glands, swollen roof of mouth and under tongue and sores on tongue. What could it be?

Sore throat, swollen glands, swollen roof of mouth and under tongue and sores on tongue. What could it be?

Perhaps: Strep throat, mononucleosis, or other viruses. For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. ...Read more

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Red bumps on roof of mouth and sore throat, is this from an sti?

Red bumps on roof of mouth and sore throat, is this from an sti?

See Doctor: If by sti you mean a sexually transmitted infection like syphilis the answer is yes. However there are other things than can cause red lesions and a sore throat. Consult a dentist and a physician as soon as possible especially if you suspect having a sexally transmitted infection, get tested for HIV infection also. Avoid all sexual contact until ok by doctor. ...Read more

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Various fruits make my mouth itch. Is this an allergic reaction?

Various fruits make my mouth itch. Is this an allergic reaction?

Pollen Food Allergy: This is a fairly common allergic reaction to fresh fruits and also some fresh vegetables. Heat labile proteins in fresh fruits/vege share similarities with specific pollens. The vast majority of these reactions are mild and limited to the mouth. If the foods are cooked, no reaction will occur. ...Read more

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Allergic reaction? Mostly around the lip line. Bumps, itchy, swelling and red. I think its my girlfriends chapstick.

Allergic reaction? Mostly around the lip line. Bumps, itchy, swelling and red. I think its my girlfriends chapstick.

Possibly: Symptoms you describe may be consistant with an allergic reaction. I recommend discontinuing use of the chapstick. If it is an allergy, symptoms should resolve in a few days at the latest. If it persists, i recommend having the rash evaluated by your doctor. Remember, not all reactions are allergic reactions. Have it checked out to be sure. ...Read more

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I noticed parts around my mouth got swollen and kinda hurt. Only thing i ate was brazil nuts. Is it a possible allergic reaction that i had?

I noticed parts around my mouth got swollen and kinda hurt. Only thing i ate was brazil nuts. Is it a possible allergic reaction that i had?

Possible but: In the absence of itching, allergy is less likely. If you must eat brazil nut again in the future, consider consulting an allergist who can confirm or disprove this link for you. ...Read more

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Why does my mouth burn and feel swollen ? I know it's not an allergic reaction

Why does my mouth burn and feel swollen ? I know it's not an allergic reaction

Irritation?: Allergic reaction is usually associated with itching When it burns, it points more to an irritant (very hot beverage, toothpaste-esp with whitening agent, mouth wash etc) If the problem persists, see your dentist. I presume that it does not involve your tongue. ...Read more

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Swollen eye and mouth, think is an allergic reaction from (kinetic sand)?

Angioneurotic edema: Swelling of the eyes and mouth is usually caused by an allergy to something taken internally. You should consult her doctor to try to figure out what she is allergic to. It is often difficult to know for sure what causes it. If she has noisy breathing or struggles when taking a breath, she should be taken to the ER. ...Read more

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Bottom lip is swollen for no reason. Might this be an allergic reaction to something in my house?

Bottom lip is swollen for no reason. Might this be an allergic reaction to something in my house?

Lip swelling: Can be causes from food or drug allergy or anything your ingested, such as supplements, vitamins, otc agents and can also be caused by an inherited disease or other immune disroders, see an allergist to help you identify the cause. ...Read more

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How can I ease a swollen lip after an allergic reaction?

How can I ease a swollen lip after an allergic reaction?

Medication: Either an antihistamine or a steroid or both, depending on the severity of the reaction, can aid in reducing the swelling. Your physician needs to prescribe these meds. ...Read more

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I kissed a guy Friday at noon and then Saturday afternoon my lip is swollen on the left side and has bumps. Is it Herpes or an allergic reaction?

I kissed a guy Friday at noon and then Saturday afternoon my lip is swollen on the left side and has bumps. Is it Herpes or an allergic reaction?

Allergic to a kiss?: A picture would certainly help us here please, since there are thousands of reasons for lip swelling. Sorry, but it would be inaccurate at best to hazard a guess as to your cause at this point. ...Read more

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I have developed a very swollen bottom lip. Not sure if allergic reaction or bite. I have taken Tellerge 180 mg over an hour ago? No change. Can I take Celestamine as well? What else can I do to reduce swelling. It is quite painful.

I have developed a very swollen bottom lip.  Not sure if allergic reaction or bite.  I have taken Tellerge 180 mg over an hour ago?  No change.  Can I take Celestamine as well?  What else can I do to reduce swelling.  It is quite painful.

Angioedema: The commonest cause of swelling of the lip in the absence of trauma or infection is an allergic reaction. You have already taken an antihistamine. Celestamine contains antihistamine but also has a cortisone like substance which may be helpful. Applying a cold compress may also help. Angioedema usually subsides within 24 hours. If you have associated throat or breathing problems go to emergency roo ...Read more

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I threw up around 4am as a result of an allergic reaction , and now when i swallow my tonsils are swollen and flemmy. What can I do?

I threw up around 4am as a result of an allergic reaction , and now when i swallow my tonsils are swollen and flemmy. What can I do?

Pls see a doctor: your throat is swollen, possibly due to the allergic reaction or less likely due to to vomiting, please see a doctor for evaluation, meanwhile take an antihistaminic, but make sure someone drives you to the doctor, good luck ...Read more

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How to treat red swollen bump on only left vagina lip? Think it's from shaving or had allergic reaction to tub cleaner

How to treat red swollen bump on only left vagina lip? Think it's from shaving or had allergic reaction to tub cleaner

Red swollen bump: Could be folliculitis or bartholin's cyst. Would be wise not to self treat it. I suggest you see a doctor for this. ...Read more

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Birth control pills and swollen tongue. Is it the birth control even though I have taken only one so far, or an allergic reaction?

Maybe: A swollen tongue usually is indicative of some type of allergic reaction. If you experienced the swelling just after taking the pill you may be allergic to an ingredient in the pill. Or you may have been exposed to some other allergen in something you ate. Either way an allergic reaction that causes your tongue to swell can be dangerous and you should see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Got bit by deer fly on head 5 days ago , now I have a head ache my eye is swollen and tender; allergic reaction?

Got bit by deer fly on head 5 days ago , now I have a head ache my eye is swollen and tender;  allergic reaction?

See MD: Please see your MD. Infection versus reaction. You may need steroids/Benadryl and or antibiotics. You definitely need a full history and physical to ensure your safety. ...Read more

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Have really bad pollen allergies. Get swollen itchy bumpy red lips, tongue and mouth when I eat random fruits. Could this turn into a severe reaction?

Be cautious: could just be oral allergy syndrome or might progress, avoid eating those fruits that cause you problems, and better check with an allergist, good luck ...Read more

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I developed 30+ food allergies in 1 year. Reactions include difficulty breathing, pounding heart, swollen tongue, coughing fit, etc. I was healthy until i developed allergies. What could be going on?

Common: Unfortunately food allergies are quite common. If you develop many of them, i recommend you see an allergist to make sure you don't have an underlying condition like lupus and also to treat you for hypersensitivy syndromes and to teach you what to avoid. ...Read more

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Terrible PND swollen left tonsil slight sore throat . Hx allergies. Also back mouth and throat seem irritated. Biopsy near tonsil showed inflamation?

Terrible PND swollen left  tonsil slight sore throat . Hx allergies. Also back mouth and throat seem irritated. Biopsy near tonsil showed inflamation?

R/O CRYPT TRAPPING: Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have throat cultured to rule out strep. and a full panel of blood work. Empiric antibiotics Also ENT CONSULT The firm external sensation may be a secondary enlarged lymph node. Gerd can also cause similar SX and can respond to ZANTAC OR NEXIUM (esomeprazole). ...Read more

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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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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

A sensitivity to substances called allergens that come into contact with the skin, nose, eyes, respiratory tract, or gastrointestinal tract. They can be breathed into the ...Read more