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Sulfur Allergy Vs Sulfate
Yes: I believe you mean "sulfa allergy, " which will not prevent you from going to yellowstone. Being allergic to sulfa drugs does not make you allergic to sulfur. ...Read more
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
I have an allergy to sulfur. Would this allergy mean I am allergic to sodium laureth sulfate found in body wash?
Can you clarify: Can you please clarify your allergy. Sulfur is a molecule, sulfate is made up of sulfur and oxygen molecules, thus it is a different compound. Also, sulfa antibiotics such as sulfamethoxyzole can cause an allergic reaction in some people, and thus these people need to avoid sulfa based antibiotics, and not necessarily sulfur, or sulfate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best way to take collagen and the recommended dosage? Can patients with sulfur allergies take collagen?
Collagen: What would you want to take collagen for? Any collagen that you eat will be digested by the stomach and intestines into its constituent amino acids so it can be absorbed. Collagen can be injected to fill wrinkles and fine lines on the face, but the commercial sources of collagen have stopped manufacturing it for these purposes. ...Read more
I have allergy with shampoo my skin is getting as dots some of my skin gets black dots just I use sulfer soup that is less good what to do?
Avoid sulfa soap: First you need to change shampoo and in fact sulfa may cause intense local skin reactions if you are allergic to sulfa. A topical cortisone will likely help but you will need to get a rx for it. There may be other causes for your scalp problem especially if the lesions don't itch, . ...Read more
Can I use the following topical: Prosacea Rosacea Treatment Gel, if I have a Sulfa/Bactrim Allergy? Sulfer is an ingerdient listed on the box, is that the same thing?
Yes: Avoid topical sulfa also. There are other creams or lotions not containing sulfa yet at least as effective. However sulfate or sulfite are not the same and needs not be avoided. ...Read more
Feosol allergy: Feosol (ferrous sulfate) is supplement used to prevent or treat Iron deficiency. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. Potential adverse reactions include: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/feosol-original-side-effects.html ...Read more
Hydroxychloroquine: This is a medication that is classified as an antimalarial drug. However, it has a number of other uses including lupus, arthritis, and various other autoimmune disorders. As with other drugs, an allergic reaction may be manifested by rash, headaches, blurred vision, or GI upset. Severe toxicities may result in changes of the retina. The drug is used based on the body weight. ...Read more
I was diagnose nickel sulfate hexahydrate allergy....What is the cure? I tried different kind of ointment and steroids.What to do?
Could a nickel sulfate hexahydrate allergy identified through a patch test trigger a mast cell response? Could a low nickel diet be helpful?
Clarification: Nickel allergy is identified by a patch test. This test looks for a delayed type hypersensitivity reaction, which can be mediated by serval cells (mast cells being one of them). This type of contact allergy is effected by topical (skin) contact, not ingestion of a food or a specific diet. ...Read more
I have an allergy to sulfur antibiotics and was told I must avoid all sulfates and sulfites example magnesium and zinc sulfate, even epsom salts?
Different substances: It may be perfectly okay since they are really different - sulfa, sulfite, sulfate can have very different effects on you. But, you'd be wise to watch carefully and be prepared to cease use if you are also sensitive to it. As you know allergic folk can have many sensitivities. Here's info: http://allergies.about.com/od/medicationallergies/a/sulfahub.htm Also ask your Dr. -- Be well! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I may hav an allergy to sulfates (after x'ing eggs, rashes bettr but not gone). Cant find body wash & shamp thats sulfate free and gluten-free. Ideas?
Don't bother.: There are lots of sulfate-free shampoos (read the label). There are gluten-free shampoos too, but that is unnecessary. Unless you are drinking your shampoo for some reason, there is no way that shampooing your hair can cause a gluten enteropathy in your bowel. The "gluten-free" hype is really getting out of hand. Gluten is quite safe for all but a small number of gluten-sensitive people. ...Read more
Can my child who has an allergy (hives) to polymixin b sulfate/trimethoprim opthalmic drops do fine with neosporin?
Can I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) with Alavert allergy/ sinus? The Alavert has 5mg loratadine and 120mg pseudoephedrine sulfate.
That's Fine: No issues taking these medications together.Get a more detailed answer ›