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How come I get itchy after eating these foods?

How come I get itchy after eating these foods?

Food allergies: Milk, eggs, wheat, soybeans, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts ; peanuts cause 90 % of food allergic reactions. Up to 15 million americans suffer from food allergies ; need to avoid not only certain foods but any ingredient that contains proteins derived from them. In some cases, anaphylaxis can result. Itchy can represent a histaminic response instead of a true allergy however. ...Read more

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Foul smelling urine, started itchy after urination, sometimes burns to pee after eating spicy foods?

Foul smelling urine, started itchy after urination, sometimes burns to pee after eating spicy foods?

Get checked.: You may have a urinary tract infection. Or you could have a yeast infection. Get checked and find out, you may need antibiotics. If you have had unprotected sex, you may also have an std. Let a doc sort it out and treat appropriately. Avoid fragrances in soaps, creams, lubricants, detergent, any harsh soap, all fabric softeners, and generic pads/panty liners, too these can cause irritation. ...Read more

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For 5 days, mouth has irritation dark red dots. Mouth itchy for 15 min after eating (anything) discomfort persists afterwards;never had food allergies?

For 5 days, mouth has irritation dark red dots. Mouth itchy for 15 min after eating (anything) discomfort persists afterwards;never had food allergies?

Need doctors exam: There is no way to be certain what is occurring to cause your symptoms. A virus or a reaction to food or medicine or another irritant or allergen could be to blame. You should have a history and exam by a physician. Ent is a reasonable choice. Try to take a duary of what helps and what makes it worse. ...Read more

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Itchy flaky scalp and excessive hair loss after eating foods except (whole wheat) and the food allergies test (prick & rast) was negative. Why?

Itchy flaky scalp and excessive hair loss after eating foods except (whole wheat) and the food allergies test (prick & rast) was negative. Why?

Alopecia and allergy: It is unlikely that food allergy has anything to do with hair loss. Plus both prick and blood test for food are negative so you are unlikely to have ige mediated food allergy. Many things may cause hair loss including androgenic (male pattern) baldness, fungal infection, autoimmune disease like lupus, thyroid/pituitary dysfunction, iron-deficiency anemia... You should talk to your doctor again. ...Read more

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After eating within 5-10 mins. Itchy skin, runny nose, cyanosed, lightheaded, faint pulse, bp122/80, oxy sat 98%. Could this b sign of food allergy?

After eating within 5-10 mins. Itchy skin, runny nose, cyanosed, lightheaded, faint pulse, bp122/80, oxy sat 98%. Could this b sign of food allergy?

Possibly: If the bodily reaction is occurring consistently with only certain foods. The saturation and the blood pressure readings you have are normal. If it is happening with any eating or swallowing then need to think about some sort of gastrointestinal disorder. Further consultation with your GP may help here ...Read more

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Sudden cough, bumps on face and neck with itchiness after food. Allergic to dust mites.

Sudden cough, bumps on face and neck with itchiness after food. Allergic to dust mites.

Food allergy?: You might have had an allergic reaction to food. If you are highly allergic to dust mites, you have a higher odds of shrimp allergy. ...Read more

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I've been taking Aloe Vera juice and have itchy red eye lids sick stomach after food cold sores on lips dizziness and sick after exercise loose bowels?

I've been taking Aloe Vera juice and have itchy red eye lids sick stomach after food cold sores on lips dizziness and sick after exercise loose bowels?

All Juiced-Up Again?: Now THAT sounds like something I"D like to drink (when I want to get out of work, that is...).You know, often we attribute the most notable things as a proximate cause to our ills. Short of a Mac Truck hitting you, maybe also consider other things you've eaten or been exposed to. Of course if you just started with that Aloe, stop it and see what happens. And if you are getting worse get to a doctor ...Read more

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What could cause itchiness after eating a lot?

What could cause itchiness after eating a lot?

Allergy: Maybe a food allergy. See your doctor and try to keep a food login the foods you eat and the symptoms you have. ...Read more

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I have an itchy throat after eating cashews. Could this be an allergy?

I have an itchy throat after eating cashews. Could this be an allergy?

Yes.: A dermatologist can skin test you to be sure (safely). Nut allergies can become deadly! ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have an itchy nose after eating?

What does it mean if I have an itchy nose after eating?

Histaminic reaction?: Doubt food allergy. Milk, eggs, wheat, soybeans, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts ; peanuts cause 90 % of food allergic reactions. Up to 15 million americans suffer from food allergies ; need to avoid not only certain foods but any ingredient that contains proteins derived from them. In some cases, anaphylaxis can result. See http://www. Boston. Com/lifestyle/health/blog/nutrition/2013/11. ...Read more

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I have itchy anal area, it becomes inflamed and weeps, after eating, I treat it with haemeriod cream and zinc, but it re occurs off ten please help?

I have itchy anal area, it becomes inflamed and weeps, after eating, I treat it with haemeriod cream and zinc, but it re occurs off ten please help?

See a doctor: Need to have it looked. Hemorrhoids are the most likely cause and may need to be treated. Other possibility include fissure infections and cancer. ...Read more

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My ear get itchy n watery after eating chicken. Am I allergic to it?

My ear get itchy n watery after eating chicken. Am I allergic to it?

Possibly: Chicken allergy is under-diagnosed or under reported. Typically a food allergy will present with skin symptoms (hives, swelling, itching), GI symptoms (abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea), or worse eczema, not ear itching. If symptoms occur with ingestion consistently, this suggests a possible cause. An allergist can perform skin testing to chicken and other poultry to assess for food allergy. ...Read more

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Hi I was wondering my RAST test came back negative but I was wondering why are my lips itchy after eating salmon?

Hi I was wondering my RAST test came back negative but I was wondering why are my lips itchy after eating salmon?

Less sensitive: RAST test is no longer used but may be confused with ImmunoCap IgE. Make sure that the test obtained was not IgG to salmon. Blood test is usually less sensitive than skin prick test and there may also be lab errors. It appears that you are allergic to salmon and the test just failed to confirm it. Options: Repeat the blood test for IgE, get a skin test for salmon or see an allergist, ...Read more

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I think I may be allergic to Celery I have been when I was a kid. I got itchy after eating veg soup but can drink V8 with celery juice what's the diff?

I think I may be allergic to Celery I have been when I was a kid. I got itchy after eating veg soup but can drink V8 with celery juice what's the diff?

Re think: It is possible that you may have had something else in the soup that may have caused the itching. It may have other things that you may have had in that day. Just because you had itching doesn't mean that you have allergies. I would recommend you keep diary of all the things that you may have come in contact on the day you have another spell in the future which may help determine the culprit ...Read more

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After eating fried chips fried small sized cod and small sized chicken sausages fried in oil. Theses big red itchy bumps just popped up on my skin.

After eating fried chips fried small sized cod and small sized chicken sausages fried in oil. Theses big red itchy bumps just popped up on my skin.

Allergic reaction: You are probably allergic to something in the food you ate. Check to see which of the foods you ate for the first time or that you have reacted to in the past. Delete this from your diet. If the reaction gets worse of you notice any other symptoms, seek immediate medical care. ...Read more

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What can be done for itchy skin rash and stomachache after eating peanut butter?

What can be done for itchy skin rash and stomachache after eating peanut butter?

Avoid peanuts: Avoid foods that have peanuts. Use an antihistamine to see if this helps and try a Tums (calcium carbonate) for your stomach. It should resolve by the next day. ...Read more

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I break out in pin point hives. ..stingy and itchy on my face esp. Forehead after eating sugar or choc. Why? Lotion or meds to help the hives. Ideas

I break out in pin point hives. ..stingy and itchy on my face esp. Forehead after eating sugar or choc. Why? Lotion or meds to help the hives. Ideas

Cholinergic urticar: The size of these hives suggests cholinergic urticaria. This type of hive usually occurs with heat, exercise. You should ask your physicians to have you see an allergist and/or dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I think I have diabetes. I'm normal weight, I get hot and sweaty after eating, it runs in the family, eye problems, always itchy. Do I??

I think I have diabetes. I'm normal weight, I get hot and sweaty after eating, it runs in the family, eye problems, always itchy. Do I??

Best way to figure: Out is to go to your doctor for testing. Otherwise some of the most common symptoms are drinking too much, peeing too much, eating too much. ...Read more

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What causes itchy throat like on the top of the roof after eating just felt itchy/scratchy at the moment what can I do to reduce itchiness?

What causes itchy throat like on the top of the roof after eating just felt itchy/scratchy at the moment what can I do to reduce itchiness?

Post nasal drip: Postnasal drip is caused by secretions from your sinuses and nasal passages, irritating the throat. However, thrush or a simple yeast / bacterial infection is another possibility, An exam by your primary doctor is recommended.
Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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For a week I've had a quite itchy and dry traveling rash on my face/neck. It started at the corners/inside my mouth after eating old cheese. Cure?

For a week I've had a quite itchy and dry traveling rash on my face/neck. It started at the corners/inside my mouth after eating old cheese. Cure?

Penicillin mold?: Penicillin mold has been known to grow on cheese. See a physician to make sure that the rash is not a penicillin allergy rash. Take some of the old cheese with you. ...Read more

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Itchy watery eyes after eating power bars or protein shakes?

Itchy watery eyes after eating power bars or protein shakes?

Allergies: Looks like you're allergic to one of the ingredients in the power bars. Try different brand or different formulation. Do not keep eating the bars that are causing the symptoms. ...Read more

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Burning pain in back and right side after eating itchy skin muscle loss weight loss?

Burning pain in back and right side after eating itchy skin muscle loss weight loss?

OK. ....: I presume you have given us a list of symptoms & I'll insert some commas! Hearing about itchy skin, muscle loss & weight loss all make me think of potential liver disease. It's possible the liver or gall bladder would be involved with right sided pain after eating. In any event, this requires physician evaluation to carefully sort through these multiple symptoms. Make an appointment today! ...Read more

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After eating cashews, my tongue became very itchy, I had little red spots on my tongue an I felt a burning feeling. Could this be an allergic reaction?

After eating cashews, my tongue became very itchy, I had little red spots on my tongue an I felt a burning feeling. Could this be an allergic reaction?

Cashew: The cashew family is called anacardiaceae. Poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac are all members of this family. Cells within the two layers of the cashew nut's hull secrete an allergenic resin. Cashew nut shell oil has 12 allergens and cross react with poison ivy, and mango skin and ginko biloba. So the answer is yes. ...Read more

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I have an itchy throat after eating cashews, what could be wrong? What are the chances of it itchy due to nut allergy?

I have an itchy throat after eating cashews, what could be wrong? What are the chances of it itchy due to nut allergy?

Extremely high risk: Itchy throat is highly suggestive of a food allergy, and the next exposure could lead to worse symptoms (swollen throat and inability to breathe). So, definitely eat no more nuts of any kind until tested for allergy. If your are having symptoms now, get medical help if you feel swelling in the throat or tongue. This is an appropriate use of an er if necessary. ...Read more

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I have an itchy throat after eating a mango. The fruit started tasting bitter. Breathing fine. Should I just wait and see?

I have an itchy throat after eating a mango. The fruit started tasting bitter. Breathing fine. Should I just wait and see?

Ok to wait: You likely have what is called Oral Allergy Syndrome which rarely leads to anaphylaxis. As long as you are not fainting or choking, you will likely be ok ...Read more

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Very Itchy and tingly hands and feet, no rash or redness. Have no history of allergies. Started 3 days ago. Usually starts after eating. Why is this?

Very Itchy and tingly hands and feet, no rash or redness. Have no history of allergies. Started 3 days ago. Usually starts after eating. Why is this?

Need more info: Chances are that you have an allergy to something you are eating. It could be anything and sometimes hard to just guess the answer. The best thing to do is ask your family physician to recommend a referral to an allergist who will do testing to find the answer ...Read more