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Allergic reaction to Pain killers, low hemoglobin levels - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Asthma and Allergy
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User :   Good Morning
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I have a qtn to you regarding an allergic reaction I have to medication
Doctor :   Good Morning
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   I have been told that I should avoid them as much as I can..... and that there is no cure for it....
Doctor :   Please go Ahead
Doctor :   What is the allergic Reaction like?
User :   I was told that I get a bee-hive structure rash.... reddish bumps all over my body.... my BP dips very low (it is already low usually).... and I need hospitalization
User :   I am unable to use common medication like crocin, brufen even for simple cough and colds (to which I have become very vulnerable)
User :   29 yrs..... I didnt have any such issues until I was 22 yrs old
Doctor :   Ok , I understand
Doctor :   May I know your age?
Doctor :   ok, I feel your inbuilt Immunity is very sensitive.
User :   I had a blood test done about a month ago.... it indicated low haemoglobin and very high ESR count
User :   only upon taking medication.... otherwise I am ok
Doctor :   How does it happen? Is there any factor that triggers the allergic reaction?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   You may be allergic to the medicines.
User :   Yes, but since I am going to need them sometime I wanted to check if there is any cure for this
Doctor :   Then, may be you must avoid all these medicines for sometime.
Doctor :   Your Immunity need to be boosted
User :   how do I do that ?
User :   ok
Doctor :   You need to generally eat well, Take lot of fruits and vegetables,
Doctor :   Boost your health with Multivitamins and Anti-Oxidants.
User :   Thank you very much
User :   ok
Doctor :   Check your Hemoglobin levels again
User :   ok
Doctor :   Once your general health improves, You will be able to take the medicines and tolerate them
Doctor :   Eat Healthy, stay healthy. You will be fine
Doctor :   May I know your weight?
User :   56 kilos
Doctor :   that is good
User :   ok
Doctor :   You may be having low BP because of low hemoglobin also.
User :   I hope so :)
Doctor :   I feel once your general health condition improves and immunity boosts up, you will no more have problems.
User :   thanks so much for chatting with me and addressing my query...
Doctor :   Yes I hope also.
User :   no, that was my only qtn
User :   thanks again.....
User :   and good day to you
Doctor :   Is there anything else I may help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   I will be available for follow up queries if any.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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