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Mango Allergy Lips Treatment
I suddenly felt some dryness and little bumps on my lips. Its now some kind of allergy on my lips. Ate mango from peel; used a newish lip balm. What?
Contact allergy: This may well be from an allergic reaction to the mango but the new lip balm may also be a cause. If you have had problem with poison oak/poison ivy in the past, you are more likely to get a delayed allergic reaction (24-72 hrs after exposure) to mango. Obviously the best treatment is avoidance. ...Read more
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
Uncommon allergy: The Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA), which took effect January 1, 2006, mandates that the labels of foods containing major food allergens (milk, eggs, fish, crustacean shellfish, peanuts, tree nuts, wheat and soy) declare the allergen in plain language. These 8 food make up about 90% of all food allergies. The other 10% includes many other foods including mango. ...Read more
After I eat fruits like avocado, bananas, watermelon and mango it feels like my throat swells and some difficulty with breath. Is it an allergy?
Yes: It is unusual since those are not all related kinds of fruits, depending how you group them (pit/stone vs not, tree vs ground, etc.). Consult an allergist for formal testing as there are likely others and your reactions will likely worsen with subsequent exposures, so you may need an epi-pen. ...Read more
I've eaten a mango for 2 days. For some resason while/after I'm eating the seed, my lips become very itchy & swollen. What could this mean?
Mango reaction: Mango peel and sap contain urushiol, the chemical in poison ivy and poison sumac that can cause urushiol-induced contact dermatitis in susceptible people. Cross-reactions between mango contact allergens and urushiol have been observed. Those with a history of poison ivy or poison oak contact dermatitis may be most at risk for such an allergic reaction. ...Read more
Hi I was wondering is it possible to be allergic to foods that you use to be able to eat and now once I eat them now I get itchy lips? Eg mango & nuts
Allergies: Yes it's very well possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dry, swollen lips w/ discoloration on left & right corner of lower lip. Haven't drink enough fluid lately. No allergy history. What could it be? &treatment?
In regards to dental work post; front cap, topical novicaine & cement only. Resulted in fat lip and blistering - took clindamycin. Allergy? Treatment?
Wut r the consequences of living with a completely blocked nose (from allergies)for years and not havng treatment? Only breath from mouth. Is this danger
Nasal obstruction: Greetings. First your blocked airway could come from polyps, anatomical blockage from your septum or turbinates, allergic swelling or possibly even an abnormal growth inside. Have it checked to confirm its just allergies. Second, long standing nasal obstruction can cause dry mouth, voice changes, nasal/sinus/ear infections and shortness of breath during sleep and physical exertion. Good Luck ...Read more
My mouth will burn excessively when eating spicy foods. The texture of my gums changes as well. Almost a thin leathery feel. Allergy? Treatment?
Spicy foods: If it is not comfortable then don't do it! ...Read more
I may need cephalosporin therapy with a suspected penicillin allergy. How does it work? Do I take a 3rd generation by mouth and sit in an ER waiting room with a buddy and an epipen (epinephrine)?
Penicillin allergy: Among all patients reporting penicillin allergy, 85 to 90% will tolerate a penicillin, either because they were never allergic or because they had an earlier allergy that subsequently resolved. Among penicillin skin test-positive patients, approximately 2% will react to a cephalosporin. ...Read more
My bf suffering testiscular cyst, its like a big mango size. Is there any cure or somehow reduce the size?
Is there a diagnosis: Has he been formally tested and diagnosed with a cyst or is this what you and he feel that it is? He may need an ultrasound to know for sure what is causing the swelling but it could be a few things, such as fluid collections between the different tissues of the testicle and scrotum. Many of these things go away on their own, but if big enough may need medical attention. See a doctor for testing. ...Read more
Neither: Both of these pills will at most give you a short term boost. If all of, the pills that claimed to help lose weight actually worked, why would so many people still be struggling. Spend your money instead on a nutritionist or joining a gym. Slow and steady healthy eating and exercise is all that works over time. ...Read more
Is it safe to give milkshakes (banana, mango etc) if there is absecess in liver. What diet we give to reduce weakness?
If a person wants to loose weight and she likes to have fruits high in fractose, is that bad for weightloss? Any advice? Eg mango, lychee, grapes.
How do you know if you have a cavity? I bit into a dried mango with added sugar and I caused my teeth to become more sensitive when chewing things
See your dentist!: Some cavities are large ; easy to see - many are hidden under the surface or inbetween your teeth ; may only be detectable on x-rays. While sensitivity to sugar and discomfort may not be a cavity, it is certainly a strong possibility. Cavities do not fix themselves, they only grow bigger. The sooner they are filled the more tooth structure can be preserved ;the better off you ; your tooth will be. ...Read more
If you have heartburn sometimes, or just milder aches sometimes, is there any bad effect from eating papaya and mango (the fresh fruits) every day?
Can a 22 months baby eat a piece of mango daily? He doesn't eat any sucrose or sugar, only a banana daily and a piece of mango? Or it can harm z kidney?
Can't stop gaining weight while on depo. I'm 5 '5 and weigh 200lbs. I'm taking african mango, also green coffee, hydroxy cut recently. I cut out soda?
My son got g6pd n was born prematurely he just started solids eats banana mango but won't eat rice porridge what else shud I give him? Rice cerelac is ok
Rice Cereal Is Okay: G6PD Deficiency is a genetic disorder, a key enzyme is lacking causing red blood cell destruction, anemia, jaundice, & more. Symptoms are triggered by: foods (fava beans, ascorbic acid, soy), drugs (Sulfa), other (infections, moth balls, henna), Most children do fine when fed a variety of healthy foods & avoidance of dietary triggers. Non-soy formula & rice cerelac products are okay to give. ...Read more
Good question. Maggots of a fly. Do you mean if you eat them? No. But they can cause myiasis (skin boils) if they land on you (or animals) and lay eggs in your skin. Big boils. See https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Cordylobia_anthropophaga
It is not a disease found in the US. However, Americans can get the same thing from the botfly. It is common in my area on animals and humans can get "bots, " too ...Read more