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Kato Allergy Signs
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
Egg allergy: Egg allergy can lead to a worsening of eczema, it can result in hives or swelling (angioedema) of the face, mouth or entire body. Symptoms can include vomiting and diarrhea. Egg anaphylaxis (severe reaction) is less common, but more serious. Egg allergy is more common in children than adults and the triggering protein is usually in the egg white vs the yolk. ...Read more
Possible: Yes, it is possible to have allergy to lettuce, but it is one of the more rare food allergies. Typical symptoms would be mouth itching or soreness, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, hives, itching or rarely in more severe cases trouble breathing, drop in blood pressure (shock), or death. You only need one or two of these symptoms to suspect an allergy. ...Read more
Blood in stool: Other forms of immunologic reaction to milk are cow's milk induced proctocolitis & enterocolitis (fpies). These typically begin in the newborn period and are often due to traces of cow's milk or soy present in breast milk. In proctocolitis the infant passes stool with streaks of red blood. In fpies vomiting & diarrhea begin 1-2 hours after feeding & may be accompanied by prostration and shock. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Food allergy symptom: In general, there are 3 ways food allergy can present. The most dramatic one that we often refer to is immediate reaction that can cause hives, nausea, vomiting, throat closing and can be life threatening. Other types of food allergy can be more subtle and present chronically like esophagitis, gastroenteritis, colitis (difficulty swallowing, abdo pain, bloody stool...) or eczema. ...Read more
Yes and No: If one continues to eat food that she is allergic to, then symptoms will continue and may become more severe. Example are eczema with worsening rash, eosinophilic esophagitis with food getting stuck or failure to thrive if chronic diarrhea continues. Food allergy is not a sign of an underlying disorder. However, symptoms after eating fatty food may mean gallbladder troubles for example. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My body is starting to itch all over unser my skin. Is tjis a sign kf allergies or something else?
Itch: It could be one of many things....Reaction to illness, medications, foods, clothing, detergents, etc....Best is to use a non-sedating antihistamine once to twice daily. ...Read more
Do i need to take 2 doses of the plan b pill? First pill was taken 9 hours after but not sure if i have to take another. No sign of allergy so far after 6 hours taking the pill.
Package insert: I’m not sure what type of plan B is available in Singapore. Check the package insert for the instructions for use. Plan B one step is taken as a single dose. Other versions of Plan B come in two doses taking 12 hours apart. The package insert should include the instructions for use on the particular brand that you purchased ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varied symptoms: The symptoms vary by affected area and type of allergy. Food allergies typically affect the skin (hives, itching). Environmental allergies typically affect the respiratory tract (nose - itching and congestion, throat - itching and mucus, lungs - tightness and mucus). Eyes (itching, redness and watering) and ears (itching) are also frequently involved. See an allergist for specific answers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nasal, eye, skin: Children will exhibit sneezing, itchy nose/eye, stuffy nose or cough with close exposures with pets. If licked by a cat or dog and allergy is present, a rash could develop at that site. The allergies could manifest as asthma with cough, wheezing or difficulty breathing. Typically a pattern will be seen, but if it is an indoor pet, the symptoms may be continuous. ...Read more
Maybe: Facial flushing may occur on consuming food one may be allergic to. Consuming food that immune system considers to be harmful, it fights off the foreign substance. As a result, cutaneous mast cells release histamines into the blood. This causes skin response and other allergy symptoms. Facial flushing might develop due to the release of histamines into the blood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you be resistant to spectrum b lactamae antibiotics and allergic? If resistant can that be sign of allergy?
Hi today I got my tetanus shot what are the 2018 side effects of the shot and whats signs you have a allergy to it?
Tetanus shot : A sore arm is the expected side effect. Any allergic to reaction would have occurred by now such as rash and difficult breathing and GI symptoms ...Read more
What is it when you get shard pain above temple on off for ten minutes at a time is it a sign of something bad? I have TMJ and allergies...
From mushroom allergy I have got signs of anaphylaxis, which is going away. I prefer not to use any medical intervention. Will it heal by itself?
What works most effectively to take at the first sign of allergies in order to stop the symptoms?
Antihistamines: For environmental allergies, taking an antihistamine tablet (such as claritin, (loratadine) allegra, zyrtec, etc) can be very helpful. The onset of symptom relief may be an hour or so. If the allergen can be identified (cat, dog, etc), then taking the antihistamines before allergen exposure is even better! ...Read more
Is it possible that a child suddenly shows signs of allergies for the first time, at almost 5 years of age?
YES: Allergies happen when your bodies immune system become "sensitized" to something "x" and develop antibodies to it. Over time your child has multiple exposures to x (years 1-4) and became sensitized. We are rarely if ever allergic to anything when born; but develop them over time (and exposure). So it would be quite normal to "suddenly" become allergic at age 5 even if they had it many previous. ...Read more
Milk allergy/intoler: Gas is more likely due to milk or lactose intolerance. A large glass of milk, buttermilk or even yogurt can cause gas or bloating and gurgling in the abdomen. Cheese, except aged cheese, can also cause intolerance. Allergic reactions can come faster and may include hives, nasal and chest symptoms soon after ingesting milk products. There is lot of confusion about this subject. ...Read more
Very rare: Allergic reactions to Ativan (lorazepam) and other benzodiazapines are quite rare. Hives or other skin eruptions sometimes occur, but seldom and may related to fillers in the tablet/capsule rather than to the medication itself. Side effects, especially at higher doses are more common and included drowsiness, slowed thinking, slurred speech--think effects of alcohol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Croup is a most often a viral illness that more severely affects younger children due to the size of their airways. It causes swelling below the vocal cords which then manifests itself physically with the signs of the croupy cough and occasionally inspiratory stridor (loud coarse breathing in). The larger the airway, the less chance of problems and there is no association with asthma/allergies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 11 month old was just stung by a hornet. There are no signs of allergy but he's really fussy now. ?
Of course!: I get fussy when i get stung by those things too. Clean the area with rubbing alcohol. Some say that applying meat tenderizer will neutralize the venom, but there's no real data, and it's probably too late for that anyway. He'll be fine - but if he shows any signs of allergy (like trouble breathing) call your doc or 911j. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Just tried alimentum with 7 week old. What signs to look for in the next day or two to test for allergy?
Confusing question: The alumentum consists of elemental proteins in a blended mix, a process that mimics digestion.The babies system cannot react to these like they would bovine or soy protein that are in their original state. You would expect the kid to settle down digestion in the 3-4 days it takes for the previous formula to exit the system. The powder form has some corn solids a kid can still have problems with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer