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What are the possible complications due to hives?

What are the possible complications due to hives?

Not much: There are usually not many complications from hives outside of the psychological distress. ...Read more

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Dr. James Chapman
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Hives (Definition)

An outbreak of red bumps or wheals that appear quickly after exposure to certain allergens (foods, medications, other substances). They can vary in size, are itchy, can burn, and can last for up to ...Read more


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What are the possible reactions?

What are the possible reactions?

Local & systemic: There are two types of adverse reactions that occur with immunotherapy: local and/or systemic reactions. ...Read more

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What are the risks of having to be on long term GERD medicines due to chronic condition? Can anything be done to minimize risks?

What are the risks of having to be on long term GERD medicines due to chronic condition?  Can anything be done to minimize risks?

Well tolerated meds: In general, proton pump inhibitors are well tolerated. Occasionally, they may result in headache or altered stool pattern. Rarely, they may contribute to hypomagnesemia (low magnesium blood levels) & increase risk of clostridium difficile infection. Significantly, particularly in postmenopausal women, they can increase risk of hip fractures. Checking a bone density scan can help define this risk. ...Read more

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What would be the possible cause of GERD and how can we prevent it to occur?

What would be the possible cause of GERD and how can we prevent it to occur?

Stress: This is only one of many, others could be hiatil hernia, barrets esophagus, poor diet etc. See your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What are the causes of me to not ovulate and possible fixes?

What are the causes of me to not ovulate and possible fixes?

Many possible: Reasons, especially at age 46 (if that's your true age.) see a doctor to sort out your reasons, no doctor online can tell without a detailed history, an exam, and possibly lab tests. ...Read more

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What are ways to prove mold exposure to be the cause of pre-eclampsia toxemia complications?

What are ways to prove mold exposure to be the cause of pre-eclampsia toxemia complications?

Mold: This is claimed to be a cause of everything from infertility to insanity. Now pre-eclampsia. You will not be able to "prove" this in the scientific sense, but if you can find sufficient statistical correlation you may be able to convince a jury. This is a constant issue in litigation and one of the things that helps to enrich tort lawyers. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what are the possible causes of recurring hives on my weimaraner?

I'm curious as to what are the possible causes of recurring hives on my weimaraner?

Your vet would know: Good question. A well trained vet would be able to determine the causes of hives on dogs. It may be different than triggers for humans. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pneumonia to the babies, how to prevent this, and what are the medications to treat pneumonia for babies?

What are the causes of pneumonia to the babies, how to prevent this, and what are the medications to treat pneumonia for babies?

Usually Viral: If you have a normal child birth - full term with no complications and all vaccines - then cough and runny nose symptoms are most likely associated with a virus and you can use tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever and nose suction. If the baby is less than 1 month old and has a fever, you need to go to an emergency department. ...Read more

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What are the odds that I'm going to develop multiple sclerosis? How common is this?

What are the odds that I'm going to develop multiple sclerosis? How common is this?

Variable.: If you have identical twin with MS, about 30%, but if no relative and you live north of latitudes 39-42, could be as high as 1 in 545 in the general population. About 450,000 cases thought to be in USA, in a population over 300,000,000. ...Read more

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What are the problems of mercury(element) that can cause allergic reaction to our body?What are the symptoms?What are the causes and effect?

What are the problems of mercury(element) that can cause allergic reaction to our body?What are the symptoms?What are the causes and effect?

Heavy metal: Mercury does not cause an allergy it is a heavy metal that is highly toxic to the body particularly the brain and nerves. Ideally you should be exposed to almost none. Sources of mercury in very small amounts can include preservatives and vaccines. ...Read more

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What might be the cause of skin problem after illness?

What might be the cause of skin problem after illness?

Depends: The skin is an integral organ system that responds to our state of health. Depending on the disease that you are referring to, there may be different corresponding skin conditions. In addition, a medication(s) prescribed for the illness in question can also lead to many skin problems. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of premature prolonged membranes rupture and is there any way to prevent them?

What are the symptoms of premature prolonged membranes rupture and is there any way to prevent them?

Waters break: Kind of hard to miss when the waters break; if it's before 36 weeks it's premature, and if it's longer than 24 hours from rupture to delivery it's prolonged. Appropriate prenatal care and prevention of infections is how one prevents that from happening. ...Read more

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What are the possible symptoms of an allergic reaction to phenyxyethan?

What are the possible symptoms of an allergic reaction to phenyxyethan?

Phenoxyethanol: Do you mean "phenoxyethanol?" according to a warning by the fda of 2008 "phenoxyethanol is a preservative that is primarily used in cosmetics and medications. It also can depress the central nervous system and may cause vomiting and diarrhea, which can lead to dehydration in infants". ...Read more

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Can you please define lymphedema and what are the potential causes?

Can you please define lymphedema and what are the potential causes?

Lymphedema : Potential causes are primary - hereditary/congenital this mean patients are born with a lymphatic system that can be hypoplastic or aplastic. Secondary lymphedema is caused by an obstruction or impairment of lymph nodes either because they are resected or removed by surgery, radiation, scar tissue and related to other diseases affecting the lymphatic system. ...Read more

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What are the causes of premature ejaculation and what can be done to fix it?

What are the causes of premature ejaculation and what can be done to fix it?

MultiFactorial: There are simple techniques that can be used " masters and johnson's. ...Read more

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What are the complications of hypothyrodism? Abd what are the treatment options? Is it related to allergy? And is there thyroid transplant?

What are the complications of hypothyrodism? Abd what are the treatment options? Is it related to allergy? And is there thyroid transplant?

Replacement therapy: Hypothyroidism is not related to allergy, could be related to auto-immunity where antibodies attack the thyroid tissues, there is no thyroid transplant, as hormone replacement is available, your best bet is to find an endrocrinologist and follow up with him/her, good luck ...Read more

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What are ways to prove mold exposure to be the cause of pre-eclampsia toxemia complications? Http://www.Altmeds.Com/toxicitytoxemia/description

What are ways to prove mold exposure to be the cause of pre-eclampsia toxemia complications? Http://www.Altmeds.Com/toxicitytoxemia/description

Unknown: There continues to be much research and scientific debate about the causes of preeclampsia . The web- site you note suggests toxemia and toxicity can be interchangeable---that is not true in the obstetric community. It also suggests preeclampsia may be caused by "toxins". That is an over simplification. There is no good data to prove mold exposure causes preeclampsia. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes for one's lung to hurt?

What are the possible causes for one's lung to hurt?

Lungs don't hurt: Lung tissue has no pain receptors. The lung lining does and it may hurt if you have pleurisy or another pleural problem. Your chest may also feel tight if you have asthma, bronchitis or severe cough. If this persists, get yourself checked. ...Read more

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What type of pimples are more likely to lead to scaring?

What type of pimples are more likely to lead to scaring?

Acne scarring: Pimple that become large and cystic are ones that usually cause scarring unless aggressively treated with appropriate meds by dermatologist. Any pimples that u squeeze can also potentially leave a scar; so, no popping zits! use meds to treat them. ...Read more

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What are possible complications from the medication amiodarone?

What are possible complications from the medication amiodarone?

Many...: These generally break down into two categories. There are rare, but very severe issues including pulmonary fibrosis, liver dysfunction, and thyroid dysfunction. There are also GI side effects (nausea) skin changes (over decades, the skin turns a bluish grey) and more mild thyroid issues which may require thyroid supplementation or other such treatment. ...Read more