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What to do if I have a horrilbe allergy please someone which one is the best medicine?

What to do if I have a horrilbe allergy please someone which one is the best medicine?

No single one: Depending on the severity of your condition.
There is no one best drug for anyone but most people respond well to intranasal cortisone + a intranasal antihistamine. Dymista is currently the only rx drug with this combination.
Avoidance remains the best and consider allergy shots if your symptoms are not adequately controlled. However allergy shots are not medicine. ...Read more

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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


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Y does one develop allergies to fruits/vegetables all of a sudden? N can it be cured without the use of medicine?

Y does one develop allergies to fruits/vegetables all of a sudden? N can it be cured without the use of medicine?

Allergies: Food allergy can manifest at any age, but you mention fruit and vegetable. Is it only with fresh/raw fruits and veggies? Is it only in your mouth with itch, tingle, slight swelling? Goes away quickly? If so, then this is something known as oral allergy syndrome. Read up on this syndrome to see if this is your problem. If not, then you really should see your doctor or an allergist. ...Read more

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I love cats and really want to adopt one but I'm allergic. Is there a good allergy medicine I can take so I can get one?

I love cats and really want to adopt one but I'm allergic. Is there a good allergy medicine I can take so I can get one?

Allergy shots: Allergy medications will not take you a long way if you want to live with a cat. I suggest you see an allergist, get tested then get allergy shots for cats before you get one. ...Read more

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If one has a sulfa allergy and what would be the medicines to treat this?

If one has a sulfa allergy and what would be the medicines to treat this?

There are none: If you are truly allergic to sulfa you must avoid all forms of the drug whether it be in eye drops, pills or IV meds. There is no med to cancel out the allergy and true allergy could lead to life threatening consequences if exposed. It would be wise to invest in a medical alert bracelet to make sure people are aware if you cannot communicate. ...Read more

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Help me find an all-natural or organic seasonal allergy medicine? I have not been able to find one.

Help me find an all-natural or organic seasonal allergy medicine? I have not been able to find one.

That's the problem..: ...With the "all-natural" market: testing is not required, and practically no one does any testing to see if the remedies actually work. Welcome to the real world. ...Read more

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I have a one year old that has allergies what over-the-counter medicine can I give him. He weighs 20 lbs ?

I have a one year old that has allergies what over-the-counter medicine can I give him. He weighs 20 lbs ?

Check with pedi MD: Though there are several antihistamines available in liquid form only a few have dosing for under 2 years old. Before giving any meds to 1 year old you should check with the baby's pediatrician. ...Read more

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My wife has seasonal allergy from spring and dust, please advise simple medicine. Is there one injection yearly as I heared that can help releif?

My wife has seasonal allergy from spring and dust, please advise simple medicine. Is there one injection yearly as I heared that can help releif?

Depends on symptom: If her symptoms are mostly nasal such as congestion or nasal drainage, nasal steroids are most helpful. If you are considering injection, long acting steroids can be helpful, such as kenalog, (triamcinolone) though it can have other side effects. If you have more generalized symptoms, an antihistamine is helpful. ...Read more

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What r chances an adult w/no known food allergies will develp one? Does having drug allergies increase a person's chances?

What r chances an adult w/no known food allergies will develp one? Does having drug allergies increase a person's chances?

Possible: It is possible for a person to develop a food or medication allergy at any time in their life. Drug allergies do not usually correspond to food allergies or visa versa. There are some plant allergies that correspond to food allergies, however. ...Read more

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Is it bad to double up on reactine allergy medicine? One doesn't do much for me. I've been taking a double dose daily for 3 months.

Is it bad to double up on reactine allergy medicine? One doesn't do much for me. I've been taking a double dose daily for 3 months.

Better thru ur MD: Some patients need the double dose of cetirizine, but under the doctor 's supervision, I don't know what symptoms you suffer from, but at any rate if you doubled the dose on your own and still not better, you need to be evaluated, you might not need cetirizine to start with and most probably other measures would do ...Read more

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Can I take an extra seasonal allergy medicine if one dose of zyrtec (cetirizine) a day is not helping enough?

Can I take an extra seasonal allergy medicine if one dose of zyrtec (cetirizine) a day is not helping enough?

Not advised: You should not take an extra dose of any once a day medication. In this case see your allergist or primary doctor to decide what medication (s) you can take, in addition to or instead of what you are taking now. ...Read more

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I read on the internet that it is often more effective to alternate days taking zyrtec and allegra, (fexofenadine) than just one drug alone. Is that true? -allergies

I read on the internet that it is often more effective to alternate days taking zyrtec and allegra, (fexofenadine) than just one drug alone. Is that true? -allergies

Maybe, but...: I have not heard of anyone benefiting from alternating days. More like alternating weeks or months on the meds. Wouldn't hurt to try, I guess. ...Read more

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Is there any anti emetics/ anti nausea drugs that I can take for severe nausea? I have allergies to all available. Any suggestions to safer ones?

Is there any anti emetics/ anti nausea drugs that I can take for severe nausea? I have allergies to all available. Any suggestions to safer ones?

Allergist can help: An allergist can review the reactions a person has had to medications and determine the next course of action. There is significant limitations for allergy skin testing medications except penicillin. It would be most helpful to identify the cause of nausea rather than just treat the symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm curious what could happen if you take 5 50 mg allergy pills in one day?

I'm curious what could happen if you take 5 50 mg allergy pills in one day?

Allergy med: Is this benadryl (diphenhydramine) or something else? This is a very high dose and not recommended unless guided by a physician ...Read more

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How can I sensitize one to allergies?

Why?: Sounds weird, or are you asking: how can one be sensitized to allergens? ...Read more

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Can someone get allergies as one grow older?

Can someone get allergies as one grow older?

Yes: Allergies can begin at any age. They are not just a condition of children or young adults. ...Read more

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How many different allergies can one person have?

Many possibilities: While most people have no allergies, some people have more than one. A person could have environmental allergies, bee sting allergy, medication allergy, latex allergy, or food allergies. Even under each of these categories, a person could have several food allergies, reactions to several medications, etc. Thankfully, those with multiple allergies is a small proportion. ...Read more

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Have allergies one day and none the next. Is that weird?

Have allergies one day and none the next. Is that weird?

No, it's not.: This is because allergen levels can change on a daily basis. This is especially true for outdoor allergens, largely pollens or mold spores that can rise or fall tremendously from one day to the next. Allergy testing could help identify your triggers, so you can consider seeing an allergist for testing. Once your triggers are known, you can look out for those "bad days.". ...Read more

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Can you tell me how one deal with ultecaria (unknown allergy)?

See an allergist: This is a complicated question. If the hives have lasted for more than 6 weeks without a known cause this is called chronic urticaria. This is a frustrating problem but there are good treatments available. This should be evaluated and treated by an allergist. ...Read more

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Why is it that allergy pills don't work every time I take one?

Why is it that allergy pills don't work every time I take one?

Timing: Antihistamines work by blocking histamine receptors in your body. If the receptors are all full of histamine already (reaction has occurred), then there is nowhere for them to go and it will not make a difference in allergy symptoms. If you take them before exposure to allergens they can block the receptors and you will have less symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do if I get allergies this time of the year and one types of allergies?

Unsure: Of what you are actually asking, but in general, trees pollenate in the spring, grasses in the summer, and weeds in the fall. ...Read more

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Can COMBINATION of foods cause allergy even if either one of them did not by itself?

Can COMBINATION of foods cause allergy even if either one of them did not by itself?

Possible: It is possible for a food combination to cause problems. I would address you to www. Immunolabs. Com. A very informative site which discusses all about food allergies. ...Read more

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What are the differences between allergies and a cold? How can I tell which one I have?

What are the differences between allergies and a cold? How can I tell which one I have?

A few differences: It can be tricky, but there are differences. Allergies tend to occur in the spring and fall; colds more often in summer and winter. Itchy eyes goes more for allergies; starting out with a sore throat is more typical of a cold. And allergies are more likely to respond to antihistamines than colds. ...Read more

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Last cold I had was 2 years ago, but came down with one 10 days ago, still coughing a bit. Is it a cold or something else? Allergy?

Probably a cold: Sudden onset 10 days ago suggests a cold. Viral upper respiratory disease typically lasts10-20 days as your immune system needs time to adapt to a new virus. Recovery can occur in less than a week if you've been exposed to a similar pathogen before. Now, having inflammation related to allergies can make a bad thing worse when it comes to colds. ...Read more