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What is the definition or description of: Privet allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Privet allergy?

Pollen allergy: This is no different from other pollen allergy except that your allergic reaction is to Privet which usually blooms in spring or early summer. It shares allergenicity with Olive tree pollen which are far more prevalent and abundant than Privet pollen during spring. ...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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How can you stop the itch after shaving your privets?

How can you stop the itch after shaving your privets?

Trim Hedge or Bush??: I'm not entirely sure what you meant. I'll try to answer anyway. A privet is a hedge plant in the ligustrum family there have been reported cases of contact dermatitis from the sap of these plant contracted while trimming. If so then a Hydrocortisone cream may be helpful. If shaving is real operative word then "private" parts would benefit from a moisturizing cream or a applying hair conditioner. ...Read more

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Can girls get pipmles on there privet part?

Can girls get pipmles on there privet part?

Basically yes: Especially for those who shave their private hair. When the hair is cut short and the skin folding as well as rubbing from clothing often cause ingrown hair and thus pimple-like folliculitis (inflammation of hair follicles) which is basically pimples. So try not to shave and wear looser clothing. If severe, persistent, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a pimple on my privet on the for skin it's on a vain it does not hurt I never did it I'm clean but I don't know what to do?

I have a pimple on my privet on the for skin it's on a vain it does not hurt I never did it I'm clean but I don't know what to do?

Keep it clean /dry.: The pimple could be from a clogged pore. Just keep on making sure the area is clean and dry. If it does not hurt, I would leave it alone. If it shows redness or irritation, see your pcp who can prescribe antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have a mole on my privet area but it look smaller pink what could it be and what do I put on it it's small?

I have a mole on my privet area but it look smaller pink what could it be and what do I put on it it's small?

Wart vs Nevus: The lesion could be a wart as they are often flesh-colored to pink. The other possibility is a non-pigmented mole called a nevus, that can have a pinkish color especially in a light-skinned individual. Although both lesions are benign, a wart is viral and could spread, so it would be wise to have it evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a zit/ pimple by my privet area it's not bad but I don't know what it is it's been there for a wile does it go away by it self?

I have a zit/ pimple by my privet area it's not bad but I don't know what it is it's been there for a wile does it go away by it self?

It depends: If it's in the hairy areas, it could be just a "zit" and should go away. There are other types of skin cysts and moles that can occur there that won't go away. If it's tender or sore, it might be an infected cyst. Also, some sexually transmitted diseases (genital warts, for example) can show up as little bumps. See your doctor to be sure, so you can stop worrying about it. ...Read more

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I have this lump in my upper thigh in the crease by privet area and it hurst really bad when I touch it. What could it be?

I have this lump in my upper thigh in the crease by privet area and it hurst really bad when I touch it. What could it be?

Abscess: You describe an abscess of the skin. Try hot compresses to get the abscess to drain. If this doesn't happen within a couple of days, you may need to see your doctor to get it lanced. ...Read more

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Hi doctor. How can I send you my MRI reports and pictures for my back in privet??

Hi doctor. How can I send you my MRI reports and pictures for my back in privet??

Via HT Concierge: Yes. I am available now and again in the evening at 8 pm. You can reach me. Hope I can help you at that time. ...Read more

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Every time I pee it hearts if I don't push it comes by it self but when I push it will hurt no UTI privet burns I'm very anxious?

Every time I pee it hearts if I don't push it comes by it self but when I push it will hurt no UTI privet burns I'm very anxious?

STD?: If fyou have been sexually active, this may represent a sexually transmitted disease. If not, it likely represents a bladder infection or urethritis. ...Read more

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I was wondering if there is anything you can do to balance you pH so you prevent yeast infections and smells (kinda privet info I'm sorry?)

I was wondering if there is anything you can do to balance you pH so you prevent yeast infections and smells (kinda privet info I'm sorry?)

Vaginal pH: The first step is to rule out infection. Bacterial vaginosis and trichomoniasis are the most common infections that cause odor. Nuvaring is effective at regulating the vaginal pH. Over the counter RePhresh is also used for this purpose ...Read more

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Yes alot recently its this sore its hurting how can I make it disapear its in my privets anus and mound cant sit warm compress purple swollen white he?

Yes alot recently its this sore its hurting how can I make it disapear its in my privets anus and mound cant sit warm compress purple swollen white he?

I am wondering: From description if you are referring to a hemorrhoid. Medical evaluation can lead to accurate assessment & treatment plan. Take care. ...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

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What is considered the most effective allergy medicine?

Numerous: There are numerous allergy medicines from antihistamines to prescription nasal sprays. Ask your doctor what is appropriate for your particular situation. ...Read more

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Seriously need strong allergy medicine. Please help me!?

Seriously need strong allergy medicine. Please help me!?

Many options: There are many options depending on symptoms. See a doctor to determine what approach is best for you. An allergist can help you determine what is triggering your symptoms and the best approach. ...Read more

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What is considered the most effective allergy medicine that works?

What is considered the most effective allergy medicine that works?

Many: The most effective allergy treatment for allergic rhinitis is the prescription nasal steroid sprays (qnasl, flonase, nasonex, (mometasone) etc) over the counter antihistamines can be very effective including claritin, zyrtec, and allegra. Some people will respond better to one over the other (for unclear reasons). The best long term therapy for significant environmental allergies is allergy injections. ...Read more

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Are there any allergy medicine for me to help me be around animals?

Are there any allergy medicine for me to help me be around animals?

Several options: Avoidance of the animal is the most effective treatment. If it too difficult to avoid animals, try reducing dander in home...get animal out of bedroom, purchase HEPA filter, wash animal twice a week. Try medicines like oral antihistamines and steroid nasal spray (both over the counter). See an allergist, allergy shots to animals are a possibility. ...Read more

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How do I overcome a drug allergy?

How do I overcome a drug allergy?

Tricky: Medication reactions can be tricky as the type of reaction can be intolerance vs allergic. Avoidance is the best treatment for a drug allergy and using a suitable alternative. In a life threatening circumstance, desensitization by an allergist in the hospital is an option. Sometimes drug allergy can resolve over time such as penicillin. An allergist can assist in a good long term plan. ...Read more

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How can I overcome a drug allergy?

How can I overcome a drug allergy?

See an allergist: You will need to see an allergist. They will determine if you are truly allergic. If you are an you need the medication there are protocols that can be used to desensitize you. Most of the time this is not necessary as alternative agents are usually available. ...Read more

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Most preferred medicine for grass allergies?

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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What allergy medicine has fexofenadine in it?

What allergy medicine has fexofenadine in it?

Allegra (fexofenadine): Allegra is the brand name product that contains fexofenadine. There are now generic medications containing fexofenadine available over the counter as well. You must read the active ingredient label to determine if an otc medication contains fexofenadine. ...Read more

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What is the reason for developing drug allergy?

What is the reason for developing drug allergy?

Great question!: We don't know "why" people develop drug allergies, as there are many potential causes. Frequent exposure or prolonged use is one trigger - and this is seen with certain types of chemotherapy. Many factors, including genetic risks, other medications, and propensity for allergy probably play a role as well. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use an inhaler with allergy medicine?

Is it ok to use an inhaler with allergy medicine?

Yes: Inhalers are used to treat asthma and other lung problems and can be taken along with allergy medicines. ...Read more

Privet Allergy (Definition)

This is no different from other pollen allergy except that your allergic reaction is to Privet which usually blooms in spring or early summer. It shares allergenicity with Olive tree pollen which are far more prevalent and abundant than ...Read more