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Red Wine Allergy Diarrhea
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
Could red wine like syrah or shiraz and/or blueberries suddenly cause brow & lip swelling then lip rash afterwards, ie allergic reaction?
Be careful: If someone has active hepatitis b infection, they are at risk for liver cancer even if they do not have cirrhosis. Alcohol may increase the risk of developing liver cancer, cirrhosis, and liver failure. It is probably safest to eliminate alcohol (maybe a glass of wine on your birthday). ...Read more
Can u have severe allergic rxn (full body hives, red swollen cheeks, congested) from possible cross contamination w/ tree nut u've never eaten??
Possible: And probably you were previously exposed without knowing, or you happen to be allergic to something that cross-reacts with the same nut in suspicion. At times you can have the reaction without any stimulus. At any rate, given your history, it's worth keeping epinephrine pen and antihistamines handy, and see an allergist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more
Why I get itchy hives after drinking certain alcoholic beverages i.E. Beer, some red wine etc but ok with others?
Tough question : Because wine & beer don't share common ingredients other than alcohol & you tolerate other alcoholic beverages. You might have 2 allergies - hops & something else in wine. Try michelob - supposedly made with rice hops. Is there a pattern to your wine hives - grape variety, region of origin, etc. Or be the designated driver. You may not be the life of the party but you will help save lives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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