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Throat Closing Allergic Reaction
Throat swells : Edema, or swelling of the throat is one of the symptoms of major allergic reactions. If this is due to an allergic reaction it can worse interfering with breathing which could be fatal. You should immediate contact you physician about further evaluation and the possible need for emergency epinehrine, ie ei-pen. ...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
Will your throat closing be the only symptom of allergic reaction? Will it stop closing on its own?
Not the case: 'Throat closing' is a symptom for many disorders including severe allergic reaction, but won't be the only symptom, can it happen in theory, may be, but in real life, severe allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, usually has other associated symptoms too, can be depressed respiration, reduced blood pressure, wheezing, or the rash and swelling of soft tissues (angioedema).etc. keep epinephrine shot handy ...Read more
When having an allergic reaction, can throat closing or funny feeling in throat be the ONLY symptom you have?Or will you have other symptoms with it?
Throat closing can: be an independent allergic response.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a red face and I feel like my throat is like closing in. My parents think I am having allergic reaction but I’ve also been coughing up snot.
See doctor: If your throat is closing in, it would be best for you to consult your doctor ASAP. If you have any sensation of choking, rush to the ER. ...Read more
Could begin: Immediately in some cases. That is why it is important for some people with known allergies to carry an epi-pen. ...Read more
Antihistamines: The uncomfortable effects from an allergic reaction generally respond to antihistamines such as claritin, (loratadine) zyrtec or allegra. For more severe reactions, oral corticosteroids such as Prednisone may be needed--these are by prescription only. Also, it is key to avoid whatever triggered the allergic reaction in the first place. ...Read more
It could be: Very quickly with a serious reactionGet a more detailed answer ›
I'm worried because my throat followed. Is this normal, or is this an allergic reaction, what do you suggest?
Sorry, it looks like: Part of your question was cut off. Recommend clarifying and re-asking question. ...Read more
I'm worried because my dr thinks that i don't have allergic reaction but my throat tickles alot.. Help, what do you suggest?
Throat tickling: The sense of irritation in the back of throat has many possible causes. Food allergic reactions rapidly peak minutes to an hour after ingestion, then pass (usually with treatment), so persistent symptoms aren't usually food allergy. Respiratory allergies tend to involve the eyes and nose primarily; if no problems there, just phlegm, post nasal drip and hoarseness, GERD possible, too. Get seen. ...Read more
Yes: Antihistamines help, steroids, avoidance of inciting agent/allergen. One thing to stress is ensuring that this was an allergic reaction, as well as the severity of it. Just to stress: anytime there is airway involvement - any shortness of breath, difficulty swallowing, stridorous breathing - this is a life-threatening allergic event & you should always seek immediate emergency care & evaluation. ...Read more
How long does it take for an allergic reaction to stop? Took hydroxyzine for reaction to lettuce 13 hrs ago and my throat still feels a little weird
Allergy: Doubt your reaction is to lettuce, which is mostly water, couldbe due to other things, you should see your doctor about it. ...Read more
So.IM having a panic attack nd I just took.a new brand of kholnopin now my mouth itches and Mt throats dry allergic reaction..possible.to.diff brand?
Avoidance: This is not a common reaction to Klonopin (clonazepam) but anything is possible . Some people may even be allergic to the gelatin present on a capsule. Avoidance is the obvious answer. Ask your doctor to give you another alternative. If not possible, see an allergist to get it sorted out. ...Read more
Likely Yes: Itchy throat and mouth are very common symptoms when you are allergic to something. Most commonly- a food item such as fresh fruits or vegetables. Is it occurring all the time? Or just when you eat certain things? Also, do you have seasonal allergies? Seasonal allergies sometimes present that way as well- along with nasal congestion etc. ...Read more
I'm a hairdresser. Can the odor from hair dye cause an allergic reaction or the throat to swell/close?
Yes, tho...: ..it techically isn't an allergy. Could be hypersensitivity to the odor of the aerosol which can actually trigger tightness in upper airways such as laryngospasm or paradoxical vocal cord movement. Sensation usually triggers coughs but highly distressing airway spasm may develop. Sipping water and exiting area help. Can't rule out asthma so I'd see an airway specialist: allergist/ent/or pulmonary. ...Read more
I ate some walnuts and then woke up with my throat hurting and now I'm loosingy voice could it be an allergic reaction?
Could be: or could be not, if you ate walnuts before, you can still get an allergic reaction, but kind of rare, maybe the start of a cold, at any rate, take an antihistaminic OTC, unless contraindicated, if symptoms progress or you develop difficult breathing please go to ER, be careful while driving or operating machinery and taking an antihistaminic, might cause drowsiness, good luck ...Read more
So today i developed a warm bumpy rash on my chest area just under my throat and it's warm to the touch. Allergic reaction?
Is it on: One side? If so see pcp as soon as possible- both sides could be allergic raction. ...Read more
Allergic reaction week ago. Throat is now very sore. Had strep test and it was negative. Is this a normal reaction from drugs or more serious?
My throat has been scratchy and I have a cough from the scratchiness. It also feels clogged up. Could this be an allergic reaction to a fragrance?
Irritant: If this has been present for less than 10 days, then it may just be a cold. Strep throat does not cause a cough. It it has been present for 10 or more days or getting worse, it may be from a sinus infection. Once the nose is inflamed , any irritant including fragrance would trigger sneezing. ...Read more
I just threw up and know my throat hurts and I feel like I have something big stuck on it what is that? And I think I had an allergic reaction 2 coffe
Information: There is not enough data provided here to be of help, and answers here are not intended for individual diagnoses. You should go and be seen by your family doctor or at an emergent care facility. ...Read more
My husband is experiencing a heaviness in his neck/ throat. I'm not sure if this is associated with this feeling but he's also complaining of being dizzy upon standing. Could this be an allergic reaction?
Could be. Is it now?: If these symptoms just started a few moments ago he could be having anaphylaxis. Throat heaviness could be swelling of the vocal cords called laryngospasm. Dizziness could be low blood pressure. Have your husband lie on back, feet on one pillow. Call 911 or give Epipen (epinephrine) if he has one. ...Read more
Yes: Yes. If you have a tight throat with difficulty breathing- please call 911 & get immediate assistance. ...Read more
Foodborne illness: The CDC says that green leafy vegetables are one of the most common causes of foodborne illness. Be sure to wash your kale very well. What else was in there? In any case, if you have severe burning and pain, I would absolutely recommend you get seen and get a physical exam and possible treatment to make sure you are safe. Even bring leftover kale with you if you have any. Good luck. ...Read more
Throat doesn't swell and i can breathe fine after eating fruit, but could this be an allergic reaction?
OAS: Oral allergy syndrome occurs when pollen allergic individuals develop an itchy mouth , lips or throat after eating raw fruits or vegetables due to cross-reacting allergens between the pollens and fruits/vegetables. Cooking or peeling the fruit or vegetable involved often eliminates the allergen. ...Read more
Can you have a bad allergic reaction to amoxicillin 4 days into taking it ? I have anxiety and just worried about my throat swelling ?
I need to take a vaginal pessary for thrush but im scared that im going to have a allergic reaction. Im worried my throat will close up. ?
I ate atcha on Friday for the 1st time. Afterwards my throat got sore. Sunday i woke with my voice gone, could this be an allergic reaction?
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