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A: Hi RM, welcome to Healingwell. I don''t have serious allergies that result in me having to use an Epi-pen but I started getting allergic reactions to hazelnuts when I was 37. I am, however, seriously allergic to Sulfa. Not that I have to use an Epi-pen but I get welt like hives and severe intestinal pain. Allergies can hit us at any given time - even thing we have had in the past with no reaction. It''s good that you have the pen with you at all times and hopefully things won''t get any more serious for you. It''s best to be vigilent to all foods you eat and don''t hesitate to use your pen if you feel the beginning of...


What Are the Signs of an allergic reaction to Adhesive?

A: The symptoms of an allergic reaction to adhesive are the same as the symptoms of any allergic reaction caused by direct contact with any substance that a person is allergic to. Itchiness, redness, and swelling of the area that the adhesive touched are some of the most common mild symptoms. More serious allergic reactions can include hives all over the body or a persistent rash that does not improve with treatment. Occasionally, an allergic reaction to adhesive can cause anaphylaxis, which requires immediate medical treatment. True


What Are the Signs of an allergic reaction to Antihistamines?

A: An antihistamine is a type of medication that is primarily used in the treatment of allergies. Histamine is a chemical that occurs naturally in the body and causes allergy symptoms, such as watery eyes, runny nose, or itchy skin. Antihistamines treat the symptoms of allergies by preventing the body from releasing histamines. Although it is not common to have an allergic reaction to antihistamines, it is possible for a person to be allergic to the medication itself, or a dye or active ingredient in it.. There does not tend to be a specific test for a doctor to use to diagnose an allergic reaction to antihistamines. If an allergy to the medication is suspected, a...


allergic reaction to pineapple?

A: when you have an allergic reaction to fruit. your tonge will swell up. if it dose, see a doctor. No it isnt an allergic reaction. Here are the signs of an allergic reaction: Common symptoms of mild allergic reactions include: Rashes Hives (especially over the neck and face) Itching Nasal congestion Watery, red eyes Symptoms that may indicate a moderate or severe reaction include: Swelling of the face, eyes, or tongue Difficulty swallowing Wheezing Fear or feeling of apprehension or anxiety Abdominal cramps or abdominal pain Nausea and vomiting Weakness Dizziness or...


What Are the Signs of an allergic reaction to Kiwi?

A: An allergic reaction to kiwi may occur in anyone, although it is more common among children than adults. This allergy can take on a variety of forms, ranging from mild to potentially life threatening. Oral allergy syndrome is the most common type of allergic reaction to kiwi and involves symptoms such as burning, itching, and swelling of the oral cavity. Birch pollen allergies and latex allergies are closely linked to kiwi allergies and may become severe enough to cause breathing problems or even death. Any specific questions or concerns about possible signs of an allergic reaction to kiwi in an individual situation should be discussed with a...


What Are the Signs of an allergic reaction to Wax?

A: Signs of an allergic reaction to wax include redness, irritation, and itching. In addition, hives, swelling, and blisters can occur. Although an allergic reaction to wax is generally mild, a serious allergic reaction can occur as well. Signs and symptoms of a serious allergic reaction to wax include swelling of the throat, tongue, face, and lips, difficulty breathing, wheezing, and chest pain or pressure. This type of reaction is referred to as an anaphylactic reaction and if not treated within...


What Are the Signs of an allergic reaction to Amoxicillin?

A: Amoxicillin is in the same family as penicillin and is primarily used to treat bacterial infections such as urinary tract infections, ear infections, and on rare occasions, anthrax. While it is safe for most people to use, those who are allergic to penicillin or who have other allergies or asthma are more likely to form an allergy to amoxicillin. Many of the known side effects of amoxicillin are often confused with an allergy to the medicine, but they are usually not related. The main signs of an allergic reaction to amoxicillin include rashes; hives; swelling in the tongue, lips and face; and trouble breathing.. While anyone may form an allergic reaction to...


What Are the Signs of an allergic reaction to Vitamins?

A: While it is more commonly accepted that a person can have an allergic reaction to prescription medications, many people don`t realize that it also is possible to have an allergic reaction to vitamins. Both multivitamins and specific vitamins such as B and D can cause reactions in some people. Signs of an allergic reaction to vitamins can include symptoms such as hives, facial swelling, skin irritation and vomiting, among others.. A person who experiences an allergic reaction to multivitamins may break out in itchy hives. While most hives are an itchy nuisance, it is...


What Are the Signs of an allergic reaction in Toddlers?

A: Recognizing the signs of an allergic reaction in toddlers can sometimes be a bit difficult, especially if the source of the allergy is unknown. Different types of allergies often result in specific symptoms, making it easier to distinguish the source of the allergen. Some of the most common symptoms of an allergic reaction in toddlers include skin rash, vomiting, and diarrhea. Wheezing and swelling of the face may indicate a serious allergic reaction that requires immediate medical attention. Any potential signs that may indicate an allergic reaction in toddlers should...


What Are the Signs of an allergic reaction to Citrus?

A: The signs of an allergic reaction to citrus run the gamut from symptoms that cause mild discomfort, such as itching, to potentially life-threatening reactions. Citrus allergies are rare, and most people who do have a citrus allergy exhibit only mild symptoms. Individuals who are seriously allergic to citrus may experience anaphylaxis, a very serious condition, which requires immediate medical attention. In some cases, individuals may not digest citric acid or other components of citrus fruit, but this is not a true allergy.. All allergies occur when the human body overreacts to a foreign substance. This overreaction...

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