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Really Bad Allergy Symptoms
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
Strange back pain when i eat lobster, but other shellfish no symptoms. Allergy? What could this be?
Maybe allergic: Could be.I suggest that you discuss with an allergist and get tested. ...Read more
Allergy: You can irrigate the nose with saline by taking one teaspoon of salt to one quart of water. 50 cc each nostril 4 to 5 times a day will help. Gargle with warm salt water 2 to 3 tsp of salt to one qt of water. Same frequency. Take vitamin c as well. 1 gram a day. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
Chemical sensitivity: is a POSSIBILITY. Please see your doc. He/she can test you. If you have chemical sensitivities it can be dangerous if you are not aware of this. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Dust allergy: I assume you refer to indoor dust, which can be a combination of different allergens commonly found indoor like dust mites, cats, dogs, cockroach, rodent and you likely develop sensitivities to any of those allergens. Depending which type of allergens or how bad your symptoms are, you might just need one or all of those: environmental control, take different allergy medications, desensitization. ...Read more
Stuffy/runny nose, stomach pain, nausea, cough, chest congestion, headache. Do these symptoms make you think I just have a bad cold or something else?
Simplest explanation: Is the most likely one. If you have a fever of 101 or higher, this is most likely Influenza. If not, these symptoms are also characteristic for the common cold, a name given to a number of viral illnesses affecting the upper and also sometimes lower airway. You feel lousy because the virus causes your cells to release inflammatory chemical mediators that regulate your body's immune response. ...Read more
Skin test says no airborne allergies but i get allergy like symtoms (sneezing, runny nose, sore eyes) what else could this be?
Non allergic rhinits: This is called non allergic rhinitis. There is also an entity called "entopy" as opposed to "atopy". Atopy typically describes allergic patients. Entopy is used to describe pt with allergy symptoms but neg skin test. Interestingly, in these pt, in research settings their nasal secretions can be obtained and allergy antibody can be detected to common allergens. ...Read more
I have terrible hay fever and symptoms are acting up big time - runny nose, red eyes, sneezing, congestion. What can I do? What medication works best?
Indoor allergies: If you are symptomatic indoors, then it means you might be allergic to dust mites, mold, and pet dander, to name a few common allergens. You should get medical advice on environmental control, medical treatment, and possibly allergy testing. Then, you may be a candidate for allergy immunotherapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: This is an irritant reaction but does not represent an actual food allergy. Food allergy reactions are more likely to present with a combination of the following: rash or hives (the most common symptoms), swelling of lips, tongue, or throat, respiratory symptoms, vomiting, or diarrhea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Constantly sneezing and runny nose(clear and watery). Have been taking my anti-allergy meds, but symptoms persist. What could it be? No fever.
Allergies likely: Sounds like fairly typical allergy symptoms. A cold(uri) and allergy can be very similar, but a cold lasts 5-7 days and you feel more sick. Allergies last much longer, like for an entire season, or year round. You don't feel quite as ill with allergies. You may need to see your doctor for assistance because there are many other allergy medications that can treat your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Really bad coughing, itchy throat, runny nose because of coughing. Cough just doesn't seem to go away. What could it be? What could I take, itchy thrt
I'm worried because my allergies are bad i hoave a stuffy nose and itchy eyes, what do you suggest?
Can allergies give you headaches? i have food allergies, and environmental allergies, i take benadryl (diphenhydramine) and claritin and im getting bad headaches a lot.
? Sinus problem: allergies can cause nose and sinus congestion, which in turn can cause headaches, depends also on which part of your head is it in the back or the front, headache can have several causes and you are already on multiple medications, which can be the side effect of any, you take benadryl (diphenhydramine) and claritin, better take only one, but neither will control the congestion, see an allergist for better assessment ...Read more
I'm having a Mild headache also a Dry uncomfortable cough. I have seasonal allergies, took Benadryl (diphenhydramine) but its not helping much. What else can i do?
Feels like i cant breathe lungs ache really bad and have a dry cough but no other symptoms cause?
I have flu like symptoms and am itchy all over my legs. So much so, im bleeding from itching. Can this just be really bad allergies?
Itching and a cold: It is not unusual to see itching and rashes, such as hives, in association with viral infections. This is thought to be due to the transient development of circulating immune complexes, an amalgam of antibodies and viral particles which form as the body fights back and clears the infection. These complexes can trigger the release of chemicals, such as histamine, causing itching, not an allergy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Runny Nose, Made Worse By Exposure To Allergen Or Irritants (Definition)
Runny nose, made worse by exposure to allergen or irritants ...Read more
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