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What would the rash look like if you had an allergic reaction to brometane?

What would the rash look like if you had an allergic reaction to brometane?

Varies: If you think you having an allergic reaction to any drug contact the doctor who prescribed the drug if you can stop the drug .Discuss whether you can use another drug which will not give you possible reaction. If the drug is essential it can be reintroduced after the rash resolves only under direct medical supervision. It is preferable to avoid drugs which cause allergic reactions. ...Read more

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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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If i was going to have an allergic reaction to something typically hiw long would it take to see the reaction?

If i was going to have an allergic reaction to something typically hiw long would it take to see the reaction?

Depends on type: The vast majority of food reactions occur within 2 hours after ingestion, although there are exceptions. Drug reactions may take several days to appear or come after the medication is stopped. Allergic contact skin reactions, such as poison ivy, take 8 to 96 hours. ...Read more

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If you have an allergy to Chloroprep would you also be allergic to Betadine? After every surgery I break out in poison ivy type rash around site.

If you have an allergy to Chloroprep would you also be allergic to Betadine? After every surgery I break out in poison ivy type rash around site.

Not the same: Betadine is based on Iodine and Chloroprep is Chlorhexidine, a different chemical. It is also possible that you are allergic to tape or latex which is used in bandaging the surgical site. ...Read more

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How to know if i'm allergic to beeswax. It weird. Iwhile. Could that be an allergic reaction?

How to know if i'm allergic to beeswax. It weird. Iwhile. Could that be an allergic reaction?

Common: for sufferers of pollen allergy. You can imagine how pollen gets into the beeswax. Because pollen allergies are specific for a class of pollens, one can react variably depending on the beeswax lot. Best to avoid. If you also suffer from seasonal rhinitis, or hay fever, consult an Allergist for individualized recommendations. ...Read more

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What should I be looking for an allergic reaction to the contrast medium?

What should I be looking for an allergic reaction to the contrast medium?

Contrast medium: These include a feeling of warmth or flushing, a metallic taste in the mouth, light headedness, nausea, itching and hives. Usually, these symptoms are mild and disappear quickly. However, it is a good idea to tell the radiologic technologist if you experience any of them. In extremely rare instances, these side effects can be serious. The technologist will monitor you carefully for signs of side e. ...Read more

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If I have an allergic reaction to a cortisone shot what can be given to me to counteract it?

If I have an allergic reaction to a cortisone shot what can be given to me to counteract it?

Call/see your doctor: in the interim use OTC antihistaminic, unless contraindicated ...Read more

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Is it an allergic reaction from the test (tubersol) if you have some swelling?

Is it an allergic reaction from the test (tubersol) if you have some swelling?

Show your doctor: Swelling, redness, tenderness, heat, and even bruising are the signs of a positive reaction to the tuberculin protein present in tubersol. This is not an allergy but a hypersensitivity reaction. Both involve the immune system activity. In this case the positive reaction indicates previous exposure to tuberculosis either through infection or by vaccination with BCG (bacillus calmette-guerin). ...Read more

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Can someone be allergic to anti-histamines and what else can you take if an allergic reaction occurs?

Can someone be allergic to anti-histamines and what else can you take if an allergic reaction occurs?

Occasionally yes: but not to all antihistamines, often times the allergy is to an inactive ingredient in the drug, but true allergy to antihistamines is there, rare though, if need be you can try 2nd or third generation antihitamine under your doctor's supervision, goo luck ...Read more

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If you have an allergic reaction to baby aspirin, if i think that is what is causing my shortness of breath when will allergic reaction show?

If you have an allergic reaction to baby aspirin,  if i think that is what is causing my shortness of breath  when will allergic reaction show?

Allergic reaction.: My computer crashed - so i don't know if went through before when i answered this question. The shortness of breath you get each time you take baby Aspirin is an allergic reaction (until proven otherwise). I would stop taking it because your sensitivity can increase each time you take. D/w your physician or an allergist. ...Read more

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How to tell if i had an allergic reaction to antihistimine?

How to tell if i had an allergic reaction to antihistimine?

This is uncommon: Antihistamines are used to treat allergic reactions. Unfortunately, some people have adverse reactions to antihistamines, but these reactions are not true allergic reactions. They can include drowsiness, dry mouth, GI upset, etc. Thankfully, there are many antihistamines to choose from so their are options. Sometimes, it may not be the antihistamine itself but another ingredient like a dye. ...Read more

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I got a Pneumococcal shot. Can you be allergic to this medicine? What makes you allergic? Also how quickly would a reaction happen?

Possible: In general, it is possible to be allergic to any medicine. Allergic reactions can occur minutes two days after you're exposed to the offending agent. ...Read more

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How do I know if I'm having an allergic reaction to something and would it be ok to take 3 beenedryl for a minor reaction ?

How do I know if I'm having an allergic reaction to something and would it be ok to take 3 beenedryl for a minor reaction ?

Allergic Reaction: Not sure what you mean by allergic reaction. If you are referring to anaphylaxis (hives, swelling, vomiting, shortness of breadth, etc) then epinephrine is the treatment of choice, call 911. Allergic rhinitis (congestion, sneezing, eye itch) is treated with OTC antihistamines, nasal sprays, saline rinses, etc. See an Allergist first to determine exactly what you are allergic to. ...Read more

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What can I treat an allergic skin rash with? It must be allergic because I don't have a cold or fever?

What can I treat an allergic skin rash with?  It must be allergic because I don't have a cold or fever?

Depends: Treatment depends on the severity of the rash-size, number, areas for medication.You need to see a doctor to get evaluation.There is otc topial steroids, ut may be too mild-may help if area is small and mild rash. ...Read more

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What to do if I had an allergic reaction to oxaliplatin chemo?

What to do if I had an allergic reaction to oxaliplatin chemo?

Ask: Ask your oncologist about your options. Depending on the malignancy, oxaliplatin may be your best option even after having a reaction. An Allergist can help to evaluate the reaction, and depending on its nature, suggest an effective premedication regimen or even assist with a desensitization procedure (basically fooling the immune system into accepting the drug). ...Read more

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Could you tell me if one is allergic to bee stings will he be allergic to jellyfish or fire coral?

Could you tell me if one is allergic to bee stings will he be allergic to jellyfish or fire coral?

Not necessarily: Bee sting allergy is triggered by ige mediated allergy to specific proteins in the honey bee venom. Mellitin and phospholipase are some of these proteins. These are distinct from jelly fish and coral reactions. Many people will react to jelly fish and coral stings suggesting a toxic reaction as opposed to a true allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Is it possible to develop an allergic reaction to a drug/antibiotic that you've never had an allergic reaction to in the past?

Is it possible to develop an allergic reaction to a drug/antibiotic that you've never had an allergic reaction to in the past?

Yes...: Developing allergic reactions to some medications esp. Antibiotics would require prior exposure to the medicine. The allergies could be idiosyncratic meaning that it is time and dose independent. ...Read more

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How to know if I have pink eye or is this an allergic reaction?

How to know if I have pink eye or is this an allergic reaction?

You dont: Symptoms of both conditions can mimick each other. Every red eye is not infected and every itchy eye is not allergic. An ophthalmologist can observe paillary/follicular/mucopurulent/toxic/dessicant conditions on the ocular surface to determine your condition. Need an exam. ...Read more

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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

Sensitivities to substances, called allergens, that come into contact with the skin, nose, eyes, respiratory tract, and gastrointestinal tract. They can be inhaled into the ...Read more


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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more