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Doctor insights on: Tannin Allergy Symptoms

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Dr. John Chiu
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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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Hi. I'm looking for a place in the Netherlands where I can have my blood tested for tannin intolerance. Do you know if blood tests for tannin tolerance exist? And if they do, could you perhaps help me find one in my home country? I've been having increas

Hi. I'm looking for a place in the Netherlands where I can have my blood tested for tannin intolerance. Do you know if blood tests for tannin tolerance exist? And if they do, could you perhaps help me find one in my home country?

I've been having increas

Be careful: "Tannin sensitivity" is a "pop" diagnosis that might just account for symptoms in some people. There are no evidence-based labs, and your best move is simply to keep a very careful food diary and experiment, staying as objective as you can, and recognizing that there are other causes of feeling generally unwell, from life situations to Addisons, porphyria, or a faulty home heater. ...Read more

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I work at a tanning salon in MD. Our job requires us to clean the tannin beds that people lay in/sweat in.What is the likelihood of contracting ebola?

I work at a tanning salon in MD. Our job requires us to clean the tannin beds that people lay in/sweat in.What is the likelihood of contracting ebola?

At this time: there really isn't a likelihood. The only case of Ebola that was diagnosed in the US (as of today) was in Dallas, TX. The other 5 cases were brought to US for treatment. There is a deputy sheriff in Dallas being evaluated for possible Ebola but the CDC is doing a great job of monitoring & containment (with Texas & Dallas health officials). Transmission is from someone who has signs of active illness. ...Read more

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Symptoms of titanium allergies?

Symptoms of titanium allergies?

Nothing special: Allergic reactions are pretty common and for the most part not specific to the specific antigen (cause). If the exposure to titanium is direct skin contact, would expect redness and possible swelling there. See:http://j.Mp/vgz70k. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cat allergies?

What are the symptoms of cat allergies?

Sneezing, runny nose: Itchy eyes, trouble breathing, or even an itrchy rash. If you are very allergic to cats, you can even just enter a room where a cat had been(ie. No longer present) and still feel symptoms. ...Read more

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What is used to relieve allergy symptoms?

What is used to relieve allergy symptoms?

Antihistamine/Sprays: Allergy symptoms can include both nose and eye symptoms and include itching, watering, running, congestion, cough, post-nasal drip, and sneezing. OTC antihistamines, steroid nasal sprays, and antihistamine eye drops all help relieve allergy symptoms. Avoidance of triggers that make your allergies worse is also helpful. See an Allergist to determine exactly what you might be allergic to. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of allergies?

What are some of the symptoms of allergies?

Allergy Symptoms: Allergic rhinitis symptoms include sneezing, runny nose, nasal congestion, itchy nose or eyes, sinus pressure, tearing, red eyes, ear fullness, post-nasal drainage. Allergic symptoms in the skin or lungs can manifest differently but usually when one asks about "allergy" symptoms it most commonly refers to rhinitis. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of commin allergies?

Allergies: Allergies to environmental allergens can cause runny nose, cough, sneezing, rash, itchy nose, itchy throat, post nasal drip. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an arv medicine allergy?

What are the symptoms of an arv medicine allergy?

Allergy to HIV meds: Drug allergies can occur to virtually any medication. The symptoms vary greatly. Rashes are a common sign of drug allergy, but so are joint pains and many other symptoms. Most reactions are side effects and not allergies. Here is wiki's index of which HIV medications cause which types of adverse symptoms and reactions. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/management_of_hiv/aids#adverse_effects. ...Read more