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Allergic Disorders

Also known as Anaphylaxis, Drug Allergy, Dust Mite Allergy, Food Allergy, Latex Allergy, Nut Allergy, Pet Allergy

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  • To nervous to ask questions at doctors office! :(

    Today was the big day to see the doctor about my problems.. I been having parotid gland problems again, and I been very scared it might be cancer.. swelling mostly on right side of face with a tiny knot in neck and behind ear.. last time I went to doctor about this they ruled it off to be allergies.....

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  • Food allergies?

    Hi. For a long time now I have been experiencing symptoms that I now believe may be related to a food allergy or intolerance although I never really put the symptoms together. I have always stomach aches and churning noises from the stomach and although I wouldn't define them as severe I would...

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  • itchy roof of mouth

    I get an awful itch on the top of my mouth near the back...i find myslef subconsciously itching this day and night. It does get better with half ever tablets sometimes but comes back and it comes at all.times of the year... does anyone.else get this? I'm. Worried it might over time cause me problems...

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  • Docusate Sodium Reaction

    I recently had surgery and need to keep stools soft.    Been trying with metemucil and diet , hydration but it doesn't seem to be helping much. So I got some Colaxyl which uses Docusate Sodium as the active drug.      I took it last night (100mg) with food and the other...

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  • Swollen glands and very weird symptoms

    Clogged ears, swelling under jaw line mainly on right side . And small knot in neck I’m assuming lymph node.. and tiny one right behind right ear. It’s like at the bottom of right ear.. my left side of my face has been very strange too on and off.. a lil numb sometimes.. this happened last year and I...

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  • Immunotherapy

    Today I had my skin testing at the allergist. I already had a blood test for animals, pollen and mold which were all positive so had some idea how it would go today. Out of the 4 categories and 25 specifics I tested positive to 3 categories as stated above and over 15 specifics. Needless to say treatment...

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  • Miserable with allergies

    I am absolutely miserable with allergies. The only symptoms I have are itchy and watery nose. On occasion my eyes will itch too. I have seen an allergist and went through an allergy test. The only thing I reacted to on the allergy test was molds. I told her I knew I was allergic to animal dander so...

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  • Allergies Medicine working ?

     For the past year also I have taken daily dose of Zyrtec , Montelukast and eyedrops for allergies called Azelastine.   I can usually deal with the runny nose but what bothers me the most is the area allergies my eyes constantly water to turn the watering/dry eye my eye lashes forms like...

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  • Dental allergy?

    Around five months ago now, I had dental work done. It was a composite filling, The moment the filling was placed, Something felt wrong, I had this strong burning pain in my face. Told the dentist but nothing was done about that, I went home and my cheek felt itchy and my eyelid on that side felt really...

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  • Types of allergy testing?

    Hi all! Is there a preference between prick and blood testing for allergies? I've been searching the web....and people have very firm opinions about both types.  I had a prick test come back with no allergens and a blood test come back with 7.  So I assumed the blood test was the more...

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  • Can I be allergic to mineral water?

    My alchohol intake got out of control and I managed to come of it pretty much, just the occasional drink now, BUT I like to have a long drink in the evening so started drinking San Pellegrino sparkling mineral water instead, up to 3 litres a day, but often less.  I soon noticed that I was getting...

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  • Increasing food allergies--any ideas?

    Hi! I'm lost and confused....I am 50, and in the last year I have developed 5 new food allergies--soy, stone fruits, onions, coconut and casein.  Does anyone know why such an avalanche of allergies would happen so late in life and so quickly?  My GYN says it's not related to perimenopause....

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  • Strange coffee allergy?

    I've always loved coffee, strong black and sweet. Im 47 years old and have drank it since I was in my teens. I used to drink it white however about 30 year ago I started to feel ill whenever I had milk in it. Even the slightest drop or stirring the cup with a spoon that had been used in a coffee...

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  • Allergic to birth control pills, food and more?

    Hello! I am a 19 year old Portuguese female. After suffering for so long in my condition (2 years now) without any proper diagnosis from my dermatologist or allergy doctor, I decided to search some forums, hoping of finding someone that is going or that went through the same as I’m going through or that...

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  • Swollen red toes and eyelid irritation

    Took birth control(Lo loestrin)  9 mos and had burning red toes and my eyelids kept getting swollen and irritated. Tried pills then hormone cream months later and same symptoms starting again!! Anyone get this?

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  • Could be Allergies.. Head pressure, Nasal Pressure

    Hello! I am 25 male around like 125lbs.. and went to the ENT and they did a endoscopy on me and nothing showed up so I was referred to a Allergist and they did the allergy tests on me and turns out I’m allergic to dogs and mice and pets and pollen and rag weed and some others.. started like 5 months...

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  • Wheat and Dairy Allergies, does anyone else experience this?

    Wheat and dairy are my biggest problems as far as food allergies go from the array of other food allergies I have. Any time I consume something with dairy I can expect some stomach discomfort, brain fog, lethargy, palpitations and blood pressure spikes. Wheat seems to be even worse. I don't have...

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  • Allergy to Instant Coffee

    Has anyone else had this? Baffled my GP, but eventually I found that the cause of my itchy legs (mainly around the joints) was when I changed employer, and started drinking instant coffee all day instead of filter coffee. I 'cured' myself by going onto green tea for a few weeks, then changed...

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  • Help please from severe allergy sufferers

    I am sending away a hair sample to test for food and environmental allergens in my house. I believe it's reaction to pet dander and dust mites. I have had cold and sometimes flu symptoms constant for months. I need to regularly take antibiotics as it often progresses to bronchitis. It's 2am and...

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  • Dust mite allergy ? any advice

    Hi; Joined the wonderful world of allergies in my early twenties with allergy to sunbathing; I'd had prickly heat before, but this skin rash was much worse, the only relief was lying in a bath of cold water. This was followed by an allergy to skin products which turned me into the incredible hulk...

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  • Nasal congestion

    Hello, My nose are blocked for the past one year and I had a node swelling under my left ear which disappeared a few weeks back..but my nose are still blocked..Sometimes its right and sometimes left..can any thyroid problems cause this ?? If not, can anyone tell me whats up wit ma nose

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  • Hair Dye allergic reaction

    Hi I'm new to this group. I am twenty years old and female. I have had blonde highlights before done three times but this past Wednesday I got my hair dyed dark brown. It looks almost black. That night my head started to burn and the smell made me very sick to my stomach. The next day my face got...

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  • Tantalum

    Has anyone had or have heard of tantalum allergy? My neurosurgeon is considering the alloy tantalum since I was allergic to nickel for my surgery and was wondering since I don't know if there is a test that exists for tantalum and since I heard it was an inert.

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  • Please can someone with allergies help me

    Please can anyone tell me if they have an allergy that sounds like these symptoms as I’m going mad. Body itches from head to toe, face feels like there is fine hairs on it and tickling. Body feels more like little pin prick or bite type itching. I have no visible rash, infection, redness, swelling...

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  • Sublingual Immunotherapy For Nasal Allergy to a dust mite

    After healing from sinus surgery (FESS and turbinate reduction), I am keen to address the underlying allergy issue. Recent blood test shows that I have class 4 allergy to dust mite. Has anyone done sublingual immunotherapy? (Ie. drop allergen under tongue daily) Will be good to hear from someone who...

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  • Flushing after drinking alcohol

    I am 22 years old, male. Recently, whenever I drink alcohol, my face starts to turn red and hot and my eyes turn red too. My heartbeat goes slightly high and I can feel a strong and strange alcohol smell when I exhale. Everything goes down to normal within an hour or two. This does not happen everytime...

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