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Food allergy causing red spots around the eyes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   hi
User :   hi Dr, a small rash has come up around my wifes eyes. small red dots. my wife is 8 weeks pregnant?
Doctor :   where exactly is the rash ?
User :   the rash is around the side and underneath each eye. also on the left cheek
Doctor :   ok, are they filled with any fluid ?
User :   it came up very sudden. it has not got any worse over the last hour
User :   no
User :   they look like little blood spots
User :   very small
Doctor :   is she allergic to any foods or medications ?
User :   not food....she is alergic to sulphar
Doctor :   was she exposed to the same ?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok, is she taking any drugs now ?
User :   she has been suffering from sickness recently but has not actually been sick until today. she vomitted after eating a yoghart. the rash came up about 3 hours after the yoghart
User :   only vitamins. been taking for 2 months!
Doctor :   yes, it could be due to yogurt too
Doctor :   do not give anything , just wait for 6 hours from now
Doctor :   if they go off then they are due to yogurt
User :   she has had the same yogurt before
Doctor :   if not then you may have to take her to a dermatologist
User :   nothing to do with the pregnancy
Doctor :   pregnancy makes a lot of changes in the immune system , hence new allergies can be expected
Doctor :   no , pregnancy is not at risk here
User :   ok many thanks
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me , kindly provide your feedback
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