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Allergies occur when the immune system is over-stimulated. Most people will suffer from allergies at least once in their lives. Examples include asthma, hay fever and insect stings.

Asked in Allergies, Dog Breeds

What are the best dog breeds for a person with dog allergies?

Each person with allergies will react differently to different dogs, even different dogs in the same breed. Although, certain breeds are usually better tolerated by those with allergies to dogs, such as: Airedale terrier (The King of the Terriers) Basenji Bichon frise Havenese Irish water spaniel Keeshond Kerry blue terrier Maltese Mexican Hairless and other "hairless" dogs such as Xoloitzcuintli Most poodle mixes like the Labradoodle Poodle Portugese water dog Schnauzer (miniature, standard and giant) Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Though these are good breeds for some allergy sufferers, some people have different types of allergies....
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Allergies, Head, Ears, and Nose

Is there a hereditary link to food allergies?

Yes-sometimes food allergies/intolerances can be hereditary. This is most common when there is a history of allergies in the family. ...
Asked in Allergies

Can you be allergic to glitter?

Yes, you can. Basically, you can be allergic to anything. How do I know? I'm allergic to glitter. ...
Asked in Allergies, Breads, Gluten

Is Ezekiel bread gluten free?

Most are not, but some (the English muffins) are clearly labeled to be gluten free. ...
Asked in Allergies, Gluten, Wheat

Is cream of wheat gluten free?

The keyword being "wheat" in that question is your answer.
Asked in Women's Health, Allergies

How can you stop vaginal itching and swelling?

An allergic reaction could cause this or a number of infections, which are not necessarily passed on by having sexual contact. Do not be ashamed to talk to your doctor. They can refer you to a nurse for advice if you are embarrassed. Vulval skin is sensitive. It may react to irritants such as soaps and a whole range of substances may cause allergy. To maintain good health in this area you need to treat it with respect. If infection is...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Allergies, Medication and Drugs, Antihistamines (allergy medicine)

Can you take adipex and allegra D together?

That really depends. Those drugs together don't have any SERIOUS interactions. The thing is, both of those drugs have side effects that include causing high blood pressure and raising heart rate. When you take both of them together, these effects can become more likely. That doesn't mean you can't take them together. However, it does mean that you should talk to your doctor about it first. ...
Asked in Allergies, Eyes

Can allergies cause blurred vision in one eye?

Yes they can. I have noticed this especially with pet allergies. I try my best to keep my hands away from my eyes as much as possible to prevent this. ...
Asked in Allergies, Celiac Disease

Does jiffy mix contain gluten?

Yes, it contains wheat flour. Any product having "flour, enriched flour, ect..) on the label is not gluten free. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Allergies, Head, Ears, and Nose

Could an allergy cause swelling under one eye?

Yes. When you notice it take your usual allergy medicine. Also, put an ice pack on the swollen area. Swelling should reduce. See your doctor/emergency center if: You do not know that you suffer from allergies swelling doesn't reduce within one hour of treatment ...
Asked in Allergies, Nutrition, Gluten, Wheat

Are frosted mini- wheats gluten free?

No, mini-wheats are made of wheat which contain the protein - gluten.
Asked in Allergies

Can food allergies make one vomit often?

If someone has a food allergy, there are different symptoms and vomiting is one symptom. If you experience vomiting shortly after eating a suspected food allergen, then it is probably caused by a food allergy. You may also have other symptoms including: hives, coughing, sneezing, migraines, rashes, or anaphylactic shock. If you suspect a food allergy, you should see your doctor and discontinue eating the food until you can be tested. ...
Asked in Allergies, Celiac Disease, Gluten

Is malic acid gluten free?

Naturally-occuring malic acid is usually extracted from apples. It is more common to find synthetic malic acid being added to foods which is synthesised from butane gas. Therefore, malic acid has had no contact with wheat through either process and can safely be said to be gluten free. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Allergies, Rashes, Skin Disorders

Are skin rashes caused by allergies?

Skin rashes are many times caused by allergies. There are many other causes for the rashes on the skin. ...
Asked in Computers, Allergies, Medical Terminology

What does DOT mean?

DOT stands for Directly Observed Therapy. DOT means that a health care worker meets with a person who has TB to help him or her remember to take the medicines to treat TB. The health care provider watches the patient take each drug dose. DOT is convenient and easy to arrange, and it can fit into your daily routine. ...
Asked in Allergies, Celiac Disease

Does Metamucil contain gluten?

No it`s gluten free
Asked in Allergies, Gluten

Does maltodextrose contain gluten?

In the US they are usually made from corn. In some countries, they are made from rice. In MOST countries, they are made from wheat. It is best to check with the manufacturer. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Allergies, Head, Ears, and Nose

What is the antidote for clotrimazole allergy?

There is no miracle cure/antidote for any allergies-however they can be controlled through avoiding contact with the known allergen-or through antihistamines which can be bought over the counter. ...
Asked in Allergies

How do you stop an allergic reaction to citrus fruits?

I saw a dermatologist yesterday for a rash around my lips that I've had for 2 weeks, and she determined that it's from eating citrus. (I eat a grapefruit or orange nearly daily.) She told me to stop eating those kinds of fruits and prescribed me "Hydrocortisone Butyrate ointment .01% - Rx only" that I'm instructed to apply twice daily. So it has only been one day so far, and I see a difference already; the redness & swelling around my...
Asked in Allergies, Goats and Sheep

Can you be allergic to lanolin?

YES, I am allergic to LANOLIN. I had a shower using some cream shower gel (containing Lanolin) and the next day I was scratching alot and felt like I had dry skin. So I took a bath with E45 Embollient Bath Oil (which contains Lanolin. When I got out of the bath, my body was covered in Red Rashes, which then over the next few hours became raised and very itchy and sore. I must add that because I felt itchy before...
Asked in Allergies, Environmental Issues

Can you be allergic to plastic grocery bags?

Allergic to the kind of plastic Grocery bags are made from as some people are allergic to latex would seem unlikely , but maybe possible ...
Asked in Allergies, Asthma, Head, Ears, and Nose

Do any allergies cause shortness of breath?

1. Yes, Shortness of breath is a common symptom of asthma, but in some cases, allergies can cause asthma-like symptoms. Exercise-induced asthma causes shortness of breath. 2. Allergies can trigger asthma symptoms, especially during physical activity. 3. Asthma is actually an allergic reaction when your lungs inflame and swell making it hard to breath. 4. Allergens can make our airways red, swollen, and filled with sticky mucus. So Allergies cause shortness of breath. 5. If you're unsure what are causes of shortness breath, consult with...
Asked in Allergies, Medication and Drugs, Drug Interactions, Zyrtec (cetrirzine)

Can you take Zyrtec and Advil together?

Yes. Zyrtec is a 24 hour antihistamine which decreases the allergic response in your sinuses, lungs, eyes, skin, etc. Advil (ibuprofen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which must be taken every 6-8 hours and treats pain and inflammation through out your body. Some people should not take ibuprofen at all but there is no interaction between Zyrtec and Advil. ...