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Doctor insights on: Ovcon 35 Allergy In Children

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Does anyone take ovcon 35?

Does anyone take ovcon 35?

Yes: Quite a few patients do. Standard estrogen dosage for oral contraceptive pills (ocp aka birth control pills) is about 35 micrograms (mcg). Low-dose pills can have as low as 20 mcg. Less estrogen means less side effects (breast tenderness, nausea, etc) but you may have a higher risk of having spotting or bleeding when you shouldn't. It's a balance that physicians are looking for. ...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 does ovcon-35 compare to other pills?

How does ovcon-35 compare to other pills?

Ask you doc...: Ovcon-35 contains 21 pills of Norethindrone and ethinyl estradiol. This combinationhas been used in a long list of pills for many years. The "35" refers to the estrogen dose. Higher and lower estrogen doses are available. Noethindrone is an "older" progesterone. Newer pills contain different types of progesterone and each has pros and cons. Pills with 24 active instead of 21 are available. ...Read more

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Side effects of ovcon-35?

Side effects of ovcon-35?

Birth control effect: Side effects are same as most all ocp's in risk of increase bp, stroke, clots irregular bleeding.... ...Read more

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Is anyone out there taking the birth control pill ovcon 35?

Is anyone out there taking the birth control pill ovcon 35?

Ovcon 35: There are women on Ovcon 35, but not as many since we generally use lower dose pills for new start patients. ...Read more

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Can children grow out of seasonal allergies?

Can children grow out of seasonal allergies?

Sometimes: Some people's allergies get better over years, some get worse, and some are stable. Keeping allergies well-controlled not only keeps kids feeling better and sleeping better, but also doing better in school (it's hard to learn material when you feel miserable)! also, keeping allergies under control decreases the risk of ear infections and sinusitis. ...Read more

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How are today's allergy tests performed on children?

How are today's allergy tests performed on children?

Skin or Blood: Depending on the clinical history and suspected allergen, some practitioners choose the less painful and timely method, which is a blood test looking for specific ige antibodies, also called rast testing. Percutaneous skin tests are still the gold standard for allergy testing. This is something which you should discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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What is the cause of environmental allergies in young children?

What is the cause of environmental allergies in young children?

Air-borne allergies: Environmental allergies affect your respiratory system including the nose, sinuses, eyes and if severe, the lung. Thus, symptoms are nasal congestion, sinus pressure, teary and itchy eyes, cough, wheezing, physical activity limitation and difficulty breathing if you have asthma. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of delayed reaction allergies in young children?

What are symptoms of delayed reaction allergies in young children?

Delayed reaction: Symptoms do not appear for hours or even days. Poison ivy and similar plants cause some of the best-known delayed hypersensitivity reactions. When a person first touches the plant, no reaction occurs for the first 24 to 48 hours.

Read more: http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/253484-types-of-delayed-reaction-allergies/#ixzz2vcsli9lf. ...Read more

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What testing is there for? Children and food allergies?

What testing is there for? Children and food allergies?

Skin & blood tests: Prick testing with allergenic extracts or fresh foods can help confirm allergy, as can blood tests for specific ige antibodies (rast-type tests). However, both types of testing can produce false positive results, and confirmation with food challenges may be needed. ...Read more

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Can a parents allergies be passed on to their children?

Can a parents allergies be passed on to their children?

Not exactly: The ability to react to certain proteins in an allergic way is passed on from parents to their children, but a specific allergy is not. So if a mom is allergic to pollen and the dad is allergic to fire ants, their child may develop allergies but it may be to a food instead. If 1 parent has allergies, the child is 50% likely to develop allergies, but it's a 75% chance if both parents are allergic. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: NEE 1 35 allergy?

What is the definition or description of: NEE 1 35 allergy?

A misguided reaction: NEE 1 35 allergy is a misguided reaction by the body to NEE 1 35 exposure that results in unwanted symptoms such as: itching, rash, hives, swelling of the tongue or throat, anaphylaxis, etc. ...Read more

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What kind of allergy medicine is best for children under 3 years old, with bad allergy probelms?

What kind of allergy medicine is best for children under 3 years old, with bad allergy probelms?

Antihistamine: Zyrtec and Claritin (loratadine) are approved for age 6m and older. But speak with your doctor before giving this medication to your child. ...Read more

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Where can I find a statistic for the number of children who died from allergies causing anaphylaxis in the u.S.?

Only overall numbers: The incidence of anaphylaxis in children is unknown. Estimates of anaphylactic deaths (from drugs, foods, insect stings, and latex) in the us are 0.002 percent annually (2 per 100, 000): 500 fatalities from penicillin anaphylaxis; 40 fatalities from bee stings; 125-150 from food anaphylaxis. ...Read more

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If my allergist used 0.08 ku/l for my rast instead of 0.35 ku/l does it mean it's not an allergy if its not above 0.35 ku/l?

If my allergist used 0.08 ku/l for my rast instead of 0.35 ku/l does it mean it's not an allergy if its not above 0.35 ku/l?

Try Skin Testing: Rast testing can be a pretty good screening test for allergies, but it tends to be negative in a lot of people who are allergic. Skin testing is more reliable. I have had many allergic appearing patients with a negative rast test who were significantly positive on skin testing. Unless there is a reason you can't be skin tested, I would do that next. ...Read more

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My husband has nut and fish allergies. I have 4 children, 2 without allergies should I get rest of kids tested before giving them these foods?

My husband has nut and fish allergies. I have 4 children, 2 without allergies should I get rest of kids tested before giving them these foods?

Food testing: Food allergies can be frightening but there is no reason to test the children if they have not had reactions. Always be cautious when introducing a new food to an allergic child. ...Read more

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If I ignore my allergy symptoms, will they become worse over time? I have them all year long. Which is the best med for relief, allegra (fexofenadine)? I'm 35.

If I ignore my allergy symptoms, will they become worse over time? I have them all year long. Which is the best med for relief, allegra (fexofenadine)? I'm 35.

See below: Allergy symptoms do not necessarily become worse with time. The best med is the one that works. Loratidine, fexofenadine and Cetirizine are all good meds. You may benefit from some targeted therapy on top of this. Maybe additional topical meds for your skin, nose, eyes or lungs depending on your symptoms. ...Read more