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What Is Hypersensitivity
Hops or barley: There are some people allergic to hops or barley used to make beer. Its may also be that the alcohol in beer causes nasal congestion that you mistake for allergic rhinitis. Try drinking a clear spirit like vodka or gin. If those cause the same symptoms as beer the cause is the drug effect of alcohol on your nose. ...Read more
SAD is depression: triggered by the darkening days of late fall and winter. Less sunlight is a major factor. Hypersensitvity to rejection means that one can over-react to rejection or perhaps see it when it is not there. When we are depressed this is more likely to occur so please keep that in mind. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is hypersensitivity to pain medication mean verses tolerance to meds? After seeing chiro pain is now wide spread spine instead of lower back
3 questions : Tolerance means the meds don't work as well and you require MORE of them for the same effect. ( with dangerous side effects) Hypersensitivity could mean the meds work TOO well and a little bit has a strong effect. Why would you see a chiro ? Especially one that causes your pain to worsen ? If having pain that doesn't get better in a day or so see a real doctor for evaluation and recomend. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is hypersensitive serum? Doc told i might have that n thats why i get reactions to anti rabies vac like chills fever.Any precaution for last shot
You'reASensitiveGuy: Means your system is all geared-up for foreign invaders, in this case a vaccine, which is a dead or half-dead invader used to capture whatever other invader you may have been exposed to, or at least get your body even more geared-up for it. Many people get such reactions. Taking some Motrin beforehand and after for a day or two may help a bit. However, if it gets way out of hand call your doctor ...Read more
Type II hypersensitivity: Or cytotoxic reactions, are antibody dependent, IgG or IgM binds to the own body cell surface after being altered by a protein, so the immune system recognizes as non-self (foreign) attacks and destroys the cell by fixing a protein called complement, which in turn forms the Membrane Attack Complex and destroy the cell, the most famous is hemolytic anemias and some auto immune diseases ...Read more
Inflammation in lung: Hypersensitivity pneumonitis is a lung disease in which an inhaled substance capable of triggering an immune response called and "antigen" is inhaled and causes an illness that is like pneumonia, with fever , shortness of breath etc.. Symptoms resolve when exposure to the antigen is stopped, but repetitive exposure can result in chronic scar formation in the lung. Steroid medicine can also help. ...Read more
Sensitive to temps : Hypersensitive tooth means you feel pain or discomfort when eating or drinking hot or cold foods. It can be caused by a cavity, gum or bone disease, erosion of the tooth, or root exposure. Toothpaste which target sensitivity can help but i recommend dental visit to check for decay or infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sherlock Holmes: It can be extremely difficulty to identify the source of hypersensitivity penumonitis; there are literally tens and tens of sources for the illness. Some of the top offenders include: •bird droppings •humidifiers, heating systems, and hot tubs •liquid chemicals used in the landscaping and florist industries •moldy hay, straw, and grain •chemicals released during the production of plastics and ele. ...Read more
Lung: A pulmonologist or lung specialist is an expert in this disease. Identifying the specific cause can be difficult, sometimes anti-inflammatory steroid medicine can be used to treat regardless. Identifying the cause is most useful in preventing future exposure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is visceral hypersensitivity and its cause. Can it be the same as chronic continuous IBS pain? What are the latest treatment options available?
Close, but...: Visceral hypersensitivity is believed to be one mechanism thru which ibs manifests--but there are many, each representing a target for possible treatments. Effective therapeutic options include: receptor-mediators, various antidepressants, motility-acting agents, non-pharmacologic approaches, more. Distinction of ibs from organic pathology is critical. As to your "continous pain", don't you sleep? ...Read more
What could cause hypersensitivity to smells especially mold mildew patient has had chronic sinus and ear problems history of prolonged exposure to mol?
Allergies: Allergies to mold could cause chronic sinus and ear issues. If one is allergic to mold and is exposed to mold then symptoms of sneezing and mucus congestion could occur. Other smells may cause symptoms because other smells could act as non-specific irritants. For example, strong perfume or aromas could cause mucus congestion in an allergic person. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Easy fainting: Carotid sinuses are bulb like structures in the carotid arteries that contain blood pressure sensors. When blood pressure (bp) increases they send signals to drop the bp. As we get older the arteries become stiff with calcifications and an outside stimulus for instance like when shaving can cause an exagerated response, dropping bp so much that we get nauseated and even faint. ...Read more
What's the difference between hypersensitivity and auto-immune disease, in the terms of immunology?
Very different: A hypersensitivity is generally what we call an allergic reaction. This is mostly to things you find in the environment, and most of the time is driven by an antibody called ige. An autoimmune disease is usually driven by igg antibody, and what is being attacked is something in the body that the immune system thinks is "foreign" and should be "dealt with" when it shouldn't be. ...Read more
Pulmonary hypersens: Drug side effect; happens when a patient takes nitrofurantoin/macrobid for a urinary infection. If a patient taking this medication starts to cough or get short of breath, they should stop the medication and be checked by a pulmonologist for this disorder. It can be very serious if not caught early. If caught right away, it will reverse. http://www.medsafe.govt.nz/profs/puarticles/nitrofurant.htm. ...Read more
What causes severely painful hypersensitivity on glans and under glans on circumcised penis for many years after skin peeled and cracked no s.t.d?
Typical symptoms: Regardless of the food triggering an allergic reaction the allergic reaction consists of some or all of these symptoms: itchy & swollen of lips, tongue, mouth, throat, nausea, vomiting, cramps, diarrhea, hives, swollen face, eyelids, coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, a sense of doom, dizziness, loss of consciousness. ...Read more
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