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Is there a way to treat a wheat and corn allergy?

Is there a way to treat a wheat and corn allergy?

Avoidance: Avoiding the foods to which you are allergic is still the best treatment. Studies are underway with oral desensitization, but this technique is not ready yet for generalized use. Sometimes a food challenge in a doctor's office can confirm if you are truly allergic to these foods. Allergy tests for foods often produce false positive reactions. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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Corn Allergy (Definition)

A corn allergy is an exaggerated immune response due to exposure to corn protein. The reaction can present with typical symptoms of hives, respiratory symptoms (cough, wheeze, shortness of breath), GI symptoms (abdominal pain, vomiting), swelling, loss of consciousness, and can be fatal. Symptoms typically present within minutes to a couple hours ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: corn allergy?

What is the definition or description of: corn allergy?

Coorn Allergy: A corn allergy is an exaggerated immune response due to exposure to corn protein. The reaction can present with typical symptoms of hives, respiratory symptoms (cough, wheeze, shortness of breath), GI symptoms (abdominal pain, vomiting), swelling, loss of consciousness, and can be fatal. Symptoms typically present within minutes to a couple hours after ingestion or contact. ...Read more

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If corn allergy has produced GI symptoms will an allergy test confirm or will it not likely show up? And is it worth it to do an allergy test?

If corn allergy has produced GI symptoms will an allergy test confirm or will it not likely show up? And is it worth it to do an allergy test?

Go to an allergist: Allergy to corn is no common, but can be severe. The tests for allergy to corn are not reliable. If an allergy specialist feels it is required the only proof of corn allergy would be in oral challenge. But this should be performed under the guidance of an allergist trained in doing food challenges. ...Read more

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How to test for gmo corn allergy?

How to test for gmo corn allergy?

Cannot: You cannot test for allergy to GMO corn versus regular corn. Testing can only tell if you are allergic to corn in general. ...Read more

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Is having corn pollen allergy the same as a corn allergy?

Is having corn pollen allergy the same as a corn allergy?

Not exactly: They are both corn related and those with corn allergy may react to corn pollen with runny nose and or asthma. If the corn pollen allergy is moderate to severe, it is best to avoid corn. Www. About. Com has a good article on this subject. ...Read more

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Is a corn pollen allergy the exact same as a corn allergy?

Is a corn pollen allergy the exact same as a corn allergy?

Pollen allergy OR: No, corn pollen is not the same as the vegetable corn. This comes up with nut trees too, like pecan pollen vs pecan nuts, walnut tree pollen vs walnuts. The allergens in the pollens are not the same as the allergens in the "fruits" the plant produces. We have different skin tests for each and can show you how your responses differ. ...Read more

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What method should I use to remove corns?

What method should I use to remove corns?

Find the cause....: I would seek the care of an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon. The cause of corns can be anything from poorly fitting shoes to something more serious. Many times corns will become smaller or even disappear if their cause is corrected. An orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon in your area can be found at aofas. Org. ...Read more

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I'm curious. What symptoms go along with corns?

Rough hard bump: Usually appears as a rough thick hard bump, can be tender. Tends to occur on tops or sides of toes, bottom of feet in areas where there's rubbing or friction or weight-bearing. ...Read more

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What's a good way to cure corns at home, effectively!?

Corns: To get rid of corns at home effectively, might want to use a pomous stone and apply urea cream. That is the safest and most effective way to treat corns. ...Read more

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How can I treat and prevent corns?

How can I treat and prevent corns?

Corns: Corns/calluses form from friction against the skin, but also moisture is needed. On top of changing shoes and socks, try moisture control by using spray deodorant on your feet. This helps decrease moisture. Also file them down daily in the shower or use Vicks vapor rub to soften them up. Lastly, off-load the areas to take pressure off and prevent reformation. Hope this helps! Good lucks! ...Read more

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How can I quickly cure calusses and corns?

How can I quickly cure calusses and corns?

Several ways: Having them flied or trimmed by podiatrist will relieve symptoms. Determining cause and eliminating this will help to prevent problem from constantly recurring. Change of shoes, orthotics, paddings or surgical correction of deformity are ways that may address these causes. ...Read more

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What is kissing corns and if so how do you remove them?

A corn: Is a buildup of dead skin. Kissing corns are when you have this on adjacent toes so a corn on one toe matches up with acorn on the opposing digit. The corns can be trimmed or pared away but will likely grow back once the person puts their shoes back on. Shaving down the underlying bony prominence is how to get rid of this. This is not done by you, rather by a foot doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of corns?

A podiatrist: Can debride them for you conservatively and discuss with you a more permenant solution. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of corns?

Stretching: Corns are caused by rubbing from shoes or surrounding digits. Contractures of the digits are the most likely cause. Wearing wider, deeper shoes help as well as open toed shoes. However to reduce the formation of corns, aggressive stretching of the tendons to the toes will help reduce the contractures and therefore the formation of corns. Supportive inserts may help to reduce contractures also. ...Read more

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How to remove corns off toes?

How to remove corns off toes?

Relieve Pressure: Corns and calluses are a result if increase pressure and friction on toes and feet. There are a number of gentle skin softening products available otc that help, along with non-medicated padding. Adjusting and altering shoes to relieve pressure spots helps too. See you pcp or podiatrist for a thorough evaluation. Healthy feet. Dr.H. ...Read more

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Can corns on feet be frozen off?

Can corns on feet be frozen off?

No: If it is indeed a corn, no. It will recur. If it's something else, like a wart, freezing is one option.

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How can I remove scars from corns?

How can I remove scars from corns?

OTC medications.: Scars are difficult to completely remove but they can be lightened with over the counter products like Mederma or vitamin e. The real cause of discoloration on the skin where a corn used to be is pressure from your shoes on a hammertoe. Surgical correction of the deformity is the definitive treatment. Otherwise, try wearing shoes with a deeper toe box. ...Read more

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Which treatments for corns are most effective?

Padding: This is from pressure. Wear a proper shoe which does not put pressure on area. Use otc products to pad area and thin corn with ped egg or pumice stone. See podaitrist to address underlying bone problem ...Read more

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What is the difference between calluses or corns?

What is the difference between calluses or corns?

Not much.: Neither term is a technical term. "corns" are usually what people call the soft calluses that develop on toes, while "calluses" usually refer to the thick skin on the sole of the foot. This thick skin can be diffuse and wide-spread, or have a core or nucleus to it. All usually occur due to pressure or friction; very occasionally trauma or a plugged sweat gland can be a component. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat corns on your feet?

What is the best way to treat corns on your feet?

Depends....: Treatments for corns can range from conservative to operative. If an operation is needed the correct operation is based on the character and what is causing the corns.

You may want to see an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon: www. Aofas. Org. ...Read more

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How would you recommend I cure my corns on my toes?

How would you recommend I cure my corns on my toes?

Surger: Surgery is the only option of removing corns from your toes. Over the counter pads with acids do not work and the lesion will return. Also they cause more harm by damaging the "good" skin of your toes. Corns arise from the pressure caused by the bone deformity and removing this deformity will help. Wider shoes can be used to provide comfort. ...Read more

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Is there any remedies for corn and wheat allergies?

Is there any remedies for corn and wheat allergies?

Gluten free diet: Many people are realizing that they have coeliac disease and are sensitive to wheat. Many grocery stores now carry gluten free foods. Try it, . ...Read more

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Why do I have corns on the top of my toes? What causes this?

Why do I have corns on the top of my toes? What causes this?

Corns on toes: You probably have contracted deformities on your toes and the top of the joint are rubbing against the top of the shoescausing the corns. You might be wearing improper she's. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Can a person have allergy to popcorn but not corn on the cob?

No: If that is the case, then it's not an allergy to the pop corn but to one of the ingredients used to make the pop corn. Movie theater and microwave popcorn have lots of other chemicals and oils that may be causing the allergy. If it doesn't happen with real pop corn kernels popped at home from scratch, then that will confirm it. ...Read more

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Do corns between toes turn brown?

Do corns between toes turn brown?

Sometimes: I have seen corns between the toes with a brownish color. This may be due to the normal color of the skin if you are a person of color. Brown skin may also be due to the top layers of skin drying out, could be from medication (if you put betadine on them), could be dried blood which can sometimes look brown. Could be a mole or skin cancer. If you suspect this, see a dermatologist or podiatrist. ...Read more

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How can I remove corns on 2nd toe?

File with an Emory: Board. Make sure shoes are not tight. Keep in mind bony prominences along with friction cause corns, see a foot doc to discuss permenant corrections... ...Read more

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What can I do for corns on my feet?

What can I do for corns on my feet?

Localized thick skin: Many things can cause a thickening of the skin. Causes may include: viral infections (warts), friction, pressure, repetitive trauma, and a limitation of joint motion. Some genetic conditions may also cause people to develop calluses on the hands and the feet. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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