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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, my daughter this with a neck allergy, already spent ointment but not gone, I need help for my daughter. Greetings?

Hi, my daughter this with a neck allergy, already spent ointment but not gone, I need help for my daughter. Greetings?

Which ointment?: Please upload a picture. Also the name of the ointment already used. Any other symptoms besides the rash? ...Read more

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The lymph nodes on the back of my neck seem to swell and hurt when my allergies flare up. Could allergies cause this and how can I relieve it?

The lymph nodes on the back of my neck seem to swell and hurt when my allergies flare up. Could allergies cause this and how can I relieve it?

Inflammation: Lymph nodes react to inflammation at times by swelling and tenderness. As long as they recede this is a benign situation. It's probable that inflammation of the nose and throat during allergic reactions are causing this in your case. Avoiding specific allergens and taking antihistamines, decongestants and tylenol (acetaminophen) may help. ...Read more

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For a week now I have been having short pains right about on the top right of my head, neck, and simotanioisly have had bloody boogers. Allergies?

For a week now I have been having short pains right about on the top right of my head, neck, and simotanioisly have had bloody boogers. Allergies?

See doctor: Although your symptoms are suggestive of a sinus infection, it is unusual to have neck pain associated with it. You need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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I've had pains travelling from my lower neck up during college recently and I'm not sure way it is. I don't have any allergies either and I'm not Ill?

? posture: Check your posture, we tend to over bend our necks a lot, using smart phones, tablets or laptops, extend your neck and stretch always, put some warm compresses over the back of your neck and use OTC pain killers, if no improvement in few days, see your doctor ...Read more

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Rash on the neck...Not sure what up maybe allergy?

Rash on the neck...Not sure what up maybe allergy?

Could be: Irritant or allergic dermatitis. Could be eczema, or viral rash. The look would be very helpful. Burning? Itching? Flaking? All these descriptions help. May need to be seen. ...Read more

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Does a single swollen neck gland indicate an allergy?

Does a single swollen neck gland indicate an allergy?

Not usually: Swollen node usually indicates infection in the area. It may be in the mouth or in the scalp. You may watch and wait. You may feel the node every couple of weeks, if the lymph gland doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other nodes become enlarged, or you develop fever, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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After I take one drink of any type of alcohol I get pain in the back of my neck. Is this as allergy to alcohol or could it be something else?

After I take one drink of any type of alcohol I get pain in the back of my neck. Is this as allergy to alcohol or could it be something else?

Have it checked out.: Have it checked out. Neck pain with alcohol consumption raises one potential concern which would be a certain type of lymphoma (usually one that responds very well to treatment). That being said, this is really very rare, but regardless would recommend you see your doctor about it. ...Read more

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Can allergy to shampoo affect lymph nodes on the back of the neck?

Can allergy to shampoo affect lymph nodes on the back of the neck?

Not likely: Allergy to shampoo is of the contact type, and will therefore affect the skin long before it affects the lymph nodes. If you don't have a significant rash all over your scalp (the areas that come into contact with the shampoo), the swollen lymph nodes are probably not related to the shampoo. ...Read more

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Sudden swelling right side of neck. Had shrimp. No known allergy. What shoukd I do.?

Sudden swelling right side of neck. Had shrimp. No known allergy. What shoukd I do.?

See doctor: I doubt that you are allergic to shrimp because your sx is localized to neck only. You need to see doctor for evaluation on swelling of neck-may be musculoskeletal. ...Read more

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Seasonal allergies causing severe dryness on face and neck, is there a natural cure for this?

Seasonal allergies causing severe dryness on face and neck, is there a natural cure for this?

Moisturizers: Moisturizer creams may help reduce dryness but severe symptoms may require prescriptions medicines. ...Read more

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I have been inflicted with an allergy rash on my neck. Does an allergy rash occur where the allergen touched?

I have been inflicted with an allergy rash on my neck. Does an allergy rash occur where the allergen touched?

Skin rashes: If the skin rash occurs the way you describe, it is called allergic contact dermatitis. This type of skin rashes requires prolonged skin contact with the allergen as in Nikel allergy around the wrist watch, or in poison ivy. There are many more types of skin rashes too that is not contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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I keep getting red itchy marks around my neck and sometimes around my wrists. It comes and goes and I have no idea what it is. Could it be an allergy?

Nickel allergy?: Good evening, red and itchy marks around the neck and around wrists could be due to contact allergy to nickel, which is often present in wrist watches and chain worn on the neck. First treat the rash with cortisone cream until the rash goes away and avoid contact with any metallic wrist or neck wears. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause neck pain when swallowing?

Not likely: Unless you are calling sore throat from laryngitis or pharyngitis which could possibly be allergic, pain in the back of neck does not happen from allergies. ...Read more

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Can allergies be the cause of single swollen lymph node in neck? I've had it for several months and can't seem to figure out the cause

Can allergies be the cause of single swollen lymph node in neck? I've had it for several months and can't seem to figure out the cause

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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Allergy every year from September to March, it is so unbearably itchy on arms and neck, this has happened for the last 13 autumn/winters,?

Allergy every year from September to March, it is so unbearably itchy on arms and neck, this has happened for the last 13 autumn/winters,?

Seasoanl allergies: There are several medications available for seasonal allergies. If you have already discussed this and tried these meds from your Dr. Then you should see an allergist for further evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Used a plastic /silicon sleeve as anti penis retractor. Used it 4h+/day for a week. Now penis feels like plastic since 5dys. Is it contact allergy?

Used a plastic /silicon sleeve as anti penis retractor. Used it 4h+/day for a week. Now penis feels like plastic since 5dys. Is it contact allergy?

I don't understand?: I don't understand your question. Please reword it and resubmit it in another form or, better yet, go to a physician who can examine you and tell you what the problem is. Best wishes. ...Read more