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Dr. John Chiu
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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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Can all food allergies with anaphylaxis have a symptom of drooling or is it specific to one food allergy?

Can all food allergies with anaphylaxis have a symptom of drooling or is it specific to one food allergy?

No: It can occur with any severe food allergy reaction and indicate trouble swallowing due to swelling of the throat. Anaphylaxis is serious and life threatening and requires emergency treatment. Patients should not delay using an Epinephrine auto injector and calling 911. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea considered to be a symptom of gluten allergies?

Is diarrhea considered to be a symptom of gluten allergies?

Yes: Diarrhea can be a symptom of gluten-sensitive enteropathy (celiac disease), but this is not a true allergy. In celiac disease, gluten (which is a component of wheat protein) causes damage to the lining of the small intestine, resulting in diarrhea, flatulence, bloating, vitamin- and iron-deficiency, anemia, and other problems. Some celiac patients do not have diarrhea. A blood test can diagnose it. ...Read more

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What is the prevalence of food allergies and is it easy to identify the symptoms of a food allergy?

What is the prevalence of food allergies and is it easy to identify the symptoms of a food allergy?

See an allergist: 3-5% of children have food allergies 1-3% of adults have allergies, you need to see an allergist to determine what you are allergic to and what you need to avoid. Symptoms include hives, swelling of the skin, cramping and diarrhea, shortness of breath, wheezing, and in extreme cases anaphylaxis. ...Read more

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Is spitting up blood a sign of food poisoning for infants?

Is spitting up blood a sign of food poisoning for infants?

Concern: Spitting up blood is not normal. Your child should be seen immediately by your pediatrician or a hospital er to determine cause and provide rx. Please go now. I cannot emphasize this enough, please go now. ...Read more

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What's the symptoms of a food intolerance in a toddler?

What's the symptoms of a food intolerance in a toddler?

Food intolerance: Symptoms may differ but typically would manifest in poor weight gain and growth pattern, or actual weight loss, diarrhea, being tired, less active, abdominal discomfort, skin rashes, frequent infections due to poor absorption of essential nutrients and many more depending on the food and missing nutrients. ...Read more

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There's a burning in throat from drinking green kale smoothie. Is this an allergic reaction?

There's a burning in throat from drinking green kale smoothie. Is this an allergic reaction?

Foodborne illness: The CDC says that green leafy vegetables are one of the most common causes of foodborne illness. Be sure to wash your kale very well. What else was in there? In any case, if you have severe burning and pain, I would absolutely recommend you get seen and get a physical exam and possible treatment to make sure you are safe. Even bring leftover kale with you if you have any. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could a chronically runny nose be a symptom of a food allergy?

Could a chronically runny nose be a symptom of a food allergy?

No: The most common cause of a chronic runny nose(rhinorrhea) is allergic, particularly an allergy to house dust mites. Other allergic and non allergic causes of rhinitis can cause rhinorrhea, see: http://bit.ly/1ThwQY2 Uncommon causes of persistent runny nose include *leakage of cerebrospinal fluid(CSF Rhinorrhea). CSF rhinorrhea can result from skull or nasal fractures, cranial surgery and tumors. ...Read more

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Is having a sour acidic taste/smell in my throat another symptom of gerd? If not what is it?

Is having a sour acidic taste/smell in my throat another symptom of gerd? If not what is it?

Sour throat: Hello, as i see your medical history, you have serious gi/gerd disease. The sour throat is most probably related to you disorder. If you are having symptoms of gerd even though you are taking 20 mg of omeprazole, you need to see your doctor for medical re-evaluation. A change in meds, a low acid diet and GI referral may be in order. ...Read more

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What is the cause of vomit smelling stool?

What is the cause of vomit smelling stool?

Fecal smelling vomit: See your doctor or go to the er asap to rule out the possibility of a partial or complete bowel obstruction. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is food allergies?

What sort of disorder is food allergies?

Food allergies: Food allergies are immunologic reactions to food proteins mediated by ige. Symptoms can consist of oropharyngeal itchiness, swelling of lips, hives, vomiting and even anaphylaxis. ...Read more

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Is vomiting a symptom of cll?

Is vomiting a symptom of cll?

Not usually: Cll is often a disease without symptoms. Most people are diagnosed with an elevated blood count. Nausea can be seen when the disease is very advanced. If a patient with cll has vomiting they need a complete revaluation. ...Read more

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Is sour breath a symptom of something serious ?

Is sour breath a symptom of something serious ?

Breath: Interestingly, foul breath or "sour" breath can signify other disease processes. Obviously, dental hygiene would be considered, but also sinus infections, throat infections, liver disease, kidney disease, and even diabetic issues can cause changes in breath. If you have other symptoms i.e. Fever, fatigue, diminished urine output or yellow tinge to your skin or whites of your eyes, see your docto. ...Read more

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Why is vomiting a natural symptom of appendicitis?

Why is vomiting a natural symptom of appendicitis?

Great question: It has to do with the way we perceive pain from our intestinal tract. Our skin senses pain in a very precise way to help us avoid hazards. The intestines send pain signals in a different way to the brain and in severe cases can cause the nausea and vomiting you described. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
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Food Allergy (Definition)

An immune system reaction that occurs soon after eating a certain food. This often results in ...Read more