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What works most effectively to take at the first sign of allergies in order to stop the symptoms?

What works most effectively to take at the first sign of allergies in order to stop the symptoms?

Antihistamines: For environmental allergies, taking an antihistamine tablet (such as claritin, (loratadine) allegra, zyrtec, etc) can be very helpful. The onset of symptom relief may be an hour or so. If the allergen can be identified (cat, dog, etc), then taking the antihistamines before allergen exposure is even better!

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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What are signs and symptoms of latex allergy?

What are signs and symptoms of latex allergy?

Latex: They vary depending upon how allergic you are. Serious reactions such as anaphylactix or severe asthma can occur though commonly one sees rashes, hives or swelling. Also headaches, rhinitis and sinusitis could occur from dust..

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What are signs and symptoms of food allergy in an adult?

What are signs and symptoms of food allergy in an adult?

Abdominal s/s: It could be abdominal pain, nausea vomitting or diarrhea, or asthma like symptoms, skin rash, stridor swollen lips etc.

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Need expert help here. What are signs and symptoms of food allergy?

Need expert help here. What are signs and symptoms of food allergy?

Food allergy symptom: In general, there are 3 ways food allergy can present. The most dramatic one that we often refer to is immediate reaction that can cause hives, nausea, vomiting, throat closing and can be life threatening. Other types of food allergy can be more subtle and present chronically like esophagitis, gastroenteritis, colitis (difficulty swallowing, abdo pain, bloody stool...) or eczema.

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What are the signs and symptoms of acid reflux or milk allergy?

What are the signs and symptoms of acid reflux or milk allergy?

GERD: Acid reflux causes central sternal burning, bloating, excessive burping and pain. It can be positional and worse at nighttime. Milk allergy is different from lactose intolerance. Milk allergy can cause rapid GI upset but might also have skin rashes, eczema flares, respiratory issues, etc. Lactose intolerance symptoms are strictly limited to GI upset.

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My period is almost 2 weeks late, im having allergy like symptoms for example I cant stop sneezing, is this a sign of pregnancy?

My period is almost 2 weeks late, im having allergy like symptoms for example I cant stop sneezing, is this a sign of pregnancy?

No: Nasal congestion may be associated with pregnancy but not usually sneezing. But you should still check for pregnancy- not because of the sneezing but because of the late period

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What're the symptoms of an allergy to cats?

What're the symptoms of an allergy to cats?

Varies: Cat allergy can present with eye, nose, chest and skin symptoms. Different individuals will present with different symptoms.

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Symptoms of an allergy to wheat include what problems usually?

Symptoms of an allergy to wheat include what problems usually?

Wheat allergies comp: Anemia from inability to absorb iron. Vitamin deficiency. Tiredness. Get your physician to check for markers for this first.

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What are the symptoms of an allergy to latex men's condoms in women?

Several types exist: You can develop immediate vaginal itching (contact urticaria), delayed blisters (contact dermatitis to latex or the chemical plasticizers), generalized hives/urticaria and in rare cases severe anaphylaxis. See an allergist to evaluate it further.

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What are the symptoms of an allergy to cats if you usually are fine with cats, but got hives visiting another cat?

What are the symptoms of an allergy to cats if you usually are fine with cats, but got hives visiting another cat?

Depends: Most typical allergic symptoms to cat are nasal, like hay fever, or asthma. There may some species that may cause more severe symptoms. One can have hives with contact to dander or saliva, or may possibly be a sign of a more severe reaction. If symptoms begin without seeing or touching the animal, allergic sensitivity may be quite severe.

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Symptoms of allergies?

Symptoms of allergies?

Allergy symptoms: Allergies can cause a large variety of symptoms: most common is hay fever (molds, dust, pollen) with watery runny nose, watery eyes & itching, nasal itch, sneezing, and congestion. Plant/tree/grass allergies can cause eczema, a skin rash, as can food allergies. Aerosolized allergens (pet dander, pollen, etc.) can cause asthma with chest tightness and wheezing.

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What are symptoms of allergies?

What are symptoms of allergies?

Allergy symptoms: Sneezing; itchy, watery eyes; dark circles under eyes ("allergic shiners"); crease at base of nose (from "allergic salute"-wiping nose upwards with back of hand; post-nasal drainage; lack of energy. Many treatments available to relieve symptoms: antihistamines (claritin/zyrtec), nasal steroid sprays, mast cell stabilizer spray (cells that release histamine), desensitization tx to allergens.

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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.

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How can I reduce my allergy symptoms?

Identify, avoid, med: In order to reduce allergy symptoms, it is key to identify what the allergy is. See an allergist for testing. After identification, avoidance measures as possible followed by medications. If one is still suffering from allergies despite avoidance measures and medications, then allergy injections may be a very good option.

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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.