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Vitamin K And An Allergy Or Rash
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
Yes; try cortizone (hydrocortisone): Aloe is generally very soothing to most rashes. If your rash is due to an allergic reaction, try otc hydrocortizone cream a few times a day as needed to alleviate the rash and any itching. You can also soak in an aveeno oatmeal bath. Oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be helpful if itching. If the rash is getting worse or seems painful, contact your doctor to take a look. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a rash on the chest a sign of an allergic reaction to Polymyxin B Sulfate and Trimethoprim Ophthalmic Solution?
Does Vitamin D deficiency cause severe itching and eczema in hands and legs? Or could it signify an issue with the liver?
No: Vit D deficiency isn't a cause for eczema/itching or a cause for liver disease, can it be seen in people having those conditions? Yes, but not a cause. Vit D deficiency is usually related to insufficient vitamin D intake or insufficient sun exposure, a very common condition can lead to osteopenia or osteoporosis, (weak bones) if long standing, treatment is easy, good luck ...Read more
Can consuming vitamin C help with itching and breathing difficulties acquired from shellfish allergy reaction?
Not enough: Shellfish allergy can be life-threatening, especially if you have breathing difficulties when you eat it. Taking vitamin c is not enough to guarantee that you will prevent a reaction. If you have a shellfish allergy, you should not eat it at all. It's also a good idea to see a doctor about this allergy and make sure you don't have others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can melanoma cause rash that looks like allergy? And can melanoma cause iron and vitamin d deficiency?
I have an allergy to Crab and Shrimp. My prenatal vitamin contain a DHA (anchovy, sardine and mackerel) Will this give me an allergic reaction?
If I have a nut allergy n eat something w walnut leaf oil can I hve an allergic reaction such as a migrain? Isamigrain a form of an allergic reaction?
Not usually: However nasal congestion can trigger migraine (at least in my experience). It is unlikely that if one is allergic to a nut , one would react to the oil even though there are rare exceptions (sesame seed oil for example). I am not aware of anyone having allergic reaction to the leaves (other than poison oak). ...Read more
Which type of vitamins should I take for my age, women's one a day? Allergic to seafood, will vitamins with fish oil have cause an allergic reaction?
It Could Be: Without knowing the drug, what the rash looks like, or why you need the drug it is hard to safely answer this question. It might be an allergy, but most drug allergies get worse with repeated exposure to the drug. You should discuss this with your doctor and see an allergy specialist if needed. ...Read more
How many benadryl (diphenhydramine) is recommended for an adult with an allergic reaction to an sulfameth/trimethoprim. Itchy mouth, rash on upper body ?
Sulfa rash: Although Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25-50 mg up to 4 times daily can be taken to control the itching, the rash is unlikely to be controlled by an antihistamine. If the problem is intolerable, you should contact the doctor who prescribed the drug re this issue. The reaction can rarely be life-threatening when the mucous membrane at the eyes, mouth , genitalia become inflamed. ...Read more
Would taking an antihistamine, like Benadryl for a 4 day worsening rash(suspecting Roseola due to occupation), alleviate the non-itchy rash on torso?
Unlikely: Antihistamines like benadryl can benefit you when the rash is triggered by an allergic reaction.It is not likely to ever effect a rash derived from an infectious process or many other causes. Infection related rashes like roseola are triggered by reaction to actual deposition of antibody/virus complexes under the skin surface that will fade over time ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you see an allergist or immunologist to check for sun allergy skin reactions or immune disorders that cause them?
Many docs can: Reactions to sunlight (apart from sun burn) are uncommon. Allergists can help diagnose and treat an itchy sun rash called solar urticaria. Rheumatologists can help diagnose and treat sun-induced rashes in diseases like lupus. Of course, dermatologists can help diagnose and treat many skin conditions. Hepatologists and geneticists may also see some very rare diseases with sensitivity to uv light. ...Read more
Can you get an adverse reaction from 10% RDA of retinol palmitate in fortified drink for someone with liver disease?
Maybe: Why a "fortified drink"? What is the reason for this drink? What else is in it? Exactly which liver disease? How severe? Best to consult the Dr, don't experiment. ...Read more
Tick bite: It's recently been identified that persons who had a certain tick bite can then become allergic to red meats and suffer a food induced anaphylactic (severe allergic) reaction. The antibodies are identified as alpha-gal and these can be measured in the lab. I don't believe this has anything to do with heat sensitivity however. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I'm allergic to latex does that mean I'm also allergic to potassium thioglycolate and calcium hydroxide? I am burning and red from using nair
Has there been any reports of allergic reactions to lichi dietary supplement? I have allergy to pollens, grasses, and a food allergy to capers. Would like to try this supplement, but am conernced about allergy issues.
Would taking the peptides ghrp 2 ghrp 6 or cjc 1259 cause an allergic reaction, I am allergic to nuts, dairy products and eggs?
Probably not: But I do not think that you should take them anyway. ...Read more