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How common is grape allergy in us?

How common is grape allergy in us?

Very small: For pure grape allergies, the number is extremely small. However, grape allergies are extremely complex owing to folks being poly allergic-both sensitised and allergic to several other different foods, pollens, molds, pesticides. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Grape Allergy (Definition)

Allergy to any food, in this case grape will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure etc. Food allergy is diagnosed with clinical history followed by skin or blood test and that information helps establish the diagnosis and ...Read more


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How common is grape allergy in italians?

How common is grape allergy in italians?

Unknown: It is probably extremely uncommon in italians much like the general population at large to have a "pure" grape allergy. As mentioned previously, molds, yeast, pesticides, and sulfites associated with grapes can also be the culprit. Ethnic group studies/data regarding grape allergies have not been collected in the scientific literature in my med search. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Grape allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Grape allergy?

Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case grape will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure etc. Food allergy is diagnosed with clinical history followed by skin or blood test and that information helps establish the diagnosis and severity of the allergy. ...Read more

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All of a sudden a grape allergy. Can I have wine?

All of a sudden a grape allergy. Can I have wine?

Would not advise: There have been associations of grape allergies with wine. The major allergen of grape has been scientifically identified as endochitinase 4a. Check with your personal doctor or allergist. ...Read more

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If I have a grape allergy, does that mean id also be allergic to wine?

If I have a grape allergy, does that mean id also be allergic to wine?

You maybe!: Chances are that you are allergic to wine, however, grapes can be associated with other allergens: pesticides, yeast/mold, and sulfites. They have identified the allergen for grape as: endochitinase 4a. ...Read more

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All of a sudden a grape allergy? Too much wine?

All of a sudden a grape allergy? Too much wine?

Probably not: New-onset, true food allergies in adults is not very common. It is far more common for adults to develop food intolerances, in which something in the food - a protein, carbohydrate, chemical or additive - doesn't interact well with your body chemistry. Discuss your symptoms with your primary physician or allergist to help figure out what's really going on and what you should do about it. ...Read more

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Have you ever eaten grapes and got a sore throat or headache? Is that grape allergy?

Have you ever eaten grapes and got a sore throat or headache? Is that grape allergy?

Could be: While safe for most people, grapes have been known to have side effects such as: sore throat, stomach issues-nausea/vomiting/indigestion, cough, dry mouth, and muscular problems. It may be a rare allergy. To confirm, stop grapes for a week or two and retry them again to see if it recurs. You may want to check this out with you dr. And have antihistamines on hand. ...Read more

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Why I have allergy from grapes?

Why I have allergy from grapes?

Cross reaction: Very rare to have anaphylaxis to grapes. More have oral allergy syndrome, experiencing mouth symptons only when eating fresh grapes due to pollen allergy. Sound like you? ...Read more

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I am now convinced that I have type of oral allergy. The thing I don't understand though is i. Should I just stay away from apples, grapes, etc?

I am now convinced that I have type of oral allergy. The thing I don't understand though is i. Should I just stay away from apples, grapes, etc?

Oral allergy: Most people with oral allergy syndrome can tolerate cooked fruits and sometimes peeled fruits. Avoidance of raw fruits which trigger the symptoms is best unless symptoms are minimal. Treatment of the underlying pollen allergy with immunotherapy can often help oral allergy syndrome as we'll. ...Read more

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Hi my fathers left side of the tounge swollen just suddenly he had a brain surgery 5 months back and on morning levipil 250 stamlo neurobiion he had eaten some white grapes day before yesterday could you please tell us it this is beacaue of any allergy du

Hi my fathers left side of the tounge swollen just suddenly he had a brain surgery 5 months back and on morning levipil 250 stamlo neurobiion he had eaten some white grapes day before yesterday could you please tell us it this is beacaue of any allergy du

See below: If the swelling of the tongue is interfering with his ability to speak or interfering with his breathing even the slightest, go an emergency room immediately and let a doctor figure out the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a swollen lymph node on my under arm, maybe the size of a small grape. I have bad allergies and started my cycle, will that cause the swelling?

I have a swollen lymph node on my under arm, maybe the size of a small grape. I have bad allergies and started my cycle, will that cause the swelling?

Not likely related: Neither your "allergies" or you menses are likely causes of an auxiliary lymph node. Have your pcp assess as to any further evaluation indicated. ...Read more

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What can I do for a medicine allergy?

What can I do for a medicine allergy?

Stop taking it: If it is an extreme necessity, and there are no alternatives, and you don't know whether this an allergic reaction or an adverse drug reaction (side effect), see an allergist/immunologist for evaluation and possible desensitization to the said drug for treatment of a particular disease episode, good luck ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for stubborn allergies?

What is the best medicine for stubborn allergies?

Various Options: Daily steroid or antihistamines nasal sprays (fluticasone, azelastine) are helpful. Determining exactly what you could be sensitized to in order to practice appropriate avoidance measures is also important. If medications and avoidance are not effective or not feasible allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots) could be an option as well. Other meds include Sudafed, Mucinex, (guaifenesin) Afrin, oral antihistamines ...Read more

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Do I have to be 18 to buy medicine for allergies?

Do I have to be 18 to buy medicine for allergies?

Depends: It depends on the medication. Some medicines are over the counter and some are behind the counter requiring photo id and signature. ...Read more

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I had allergy today, was it due to any of my medicine?

I had allergy today, was it due to any of my medicine?

Could be!: Without understanding the circumstances and the type of reaction, it is impossible to answer the question. If you started the new medicine, and experienced a reaction, it could be due to allergy to the medication. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what is the best medicine to cure allergy?

I'm curious as to what is the best medicine to cure allergy?

No cure yet, but...: Allergy shots (allergen immunotherapy) is currently the only treatment that is disease modifiying, meaning it can change how the body responds to exposure to allergens. It is "natural" and long lasting effects carry on after shots are stopped. It works for most, but not all people. Closest thing to a cure so far..... For more read my blog at: http://www. Familyallergyasthmacare. Com/2013/03/its-no. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC allergy medicine?

What is the best OTC allergy medicine?

OTC Allergy: Not fair. Truly, it is trial-and-error. What works best for you might not work best for someone else. Loratadine is the weakest binding non-sedating antihistamine; Cetirizine is the strongest binding non-sedating antihistamine. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) works better than both but it makes people sleepy. ...Read more

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How are drug allergies treated usually?

How are drug allergies treated usually?

See below: It depends on the severity of the reaction. Certainly removal of the offending drug is the first step. Then medication to help with itching or hives, an antihistamine maybe needed. Also, steroids are some times used. And in severe cases, hospitalization maybe indicated. ...Read more

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What medicine to take for seasonal allergies?

Several choices: The most effective treatment for relief of seasonal allergies are prescription nasal steroid sprays (qnasl, nasonex, (mometasone) rhinocort, flonase). If symptoms are mild then over the counter zyrtec, claritin, or Allegra can help. It's best to start treating seasonal allergies before the "season" starts. This is a prevention approach. If the above meds haven't controlled symptoms, consider allergy shots. ...Read more

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Will taking expired allergy medicine hurt you?

Will taking expired allergy medicine hurt you?

Big question: There are a lot of allergy medications & your time span is enormous. Could you take a medication that expired last month? Yes. Last year? Yes, but it might not work as well. Five years ago? Sure but why bother? Medications don't become dangerous as they age just gradually less effective. One exception is Epinephrine it rapidly loses effectiveness after expiration & its needed to save lives. ...Read more

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Hi what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

Hi what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

Think whole airway: Upper airway allergies trigger clear, watery discharge along with itch and congestion; this can tickle the back of throat: thus cough - but lower airway involvement must be considered. Allergies can cause cough through asthma-like reactions (or outright cough asthma). Albuterol inhaler +\-montelukast worth a try after oral antihistamines and nasal steroids/antihistamines. ...Read more

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What is the best allergy medicine for your child?

What is the best allergy medicine for your child?

Varies: Each child may respond differently to allergy medicines, all of the second generation antihistamines can be effective. These include loratadine, Cetirizine and fexofenadine. Each medication is dosed once daily and causes minimal sedation or behavioral effects. ...Read more

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Hi, what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

Hi, what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

ALLERGIC RHINITIS: YES:Allergic rhinitis causes Swelling of nasal mucosa/itchy eyes /post nasal drip. You can do nasal irrigation with Neil Med system. Zaditor (ketotifen) Eye Drops and Claritin & Flonase are all effective. If symptoms persist follow up with your doctor for exam and labs ...Read more

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What will happen if you overdose on allergy medicine?

What will happen if you overdose on allergy medicine?

It depends on the: Specific type of medicine and the amount of the overdose. Are you considering taking an overdose? Are you considering suicide as an option? You can call the national suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255). For active suicide thoughts with a strong urge please be seen at your nearest er. Follow on psychological/ psychiatric care is important. ...Read more

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I seriously need strong allergy medicine please help!!?

More Info: There are many types of allergy medication and they all do slightly different things. It is difficult to tell you what is a "strong" medicine without knowing your symptoms and what you have tried to treat them already. You can get Zyrtec and NAsacort (triamcinolone) over the counter and the combination of those two helps many people. If your symptoms are very severe you might need a steroid shot. ...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