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3 2 Tue, 15 Nov 2022
I have been taking Cephalexin (500mg) for 10 days. On the 10th at (last day to take meds) I had a small rash develop on my upper arms. Now (Sunday) it s everywhere on my upper body, huge hives, in my scalp too. I am miserable..Byrendal and Hydrocortisone cream not helping much. Any thoughts?
2 1 Wed, 2 Nov 2022
Hi I am having a seeming allergic reaction or hives. No throat swelling or difficulty breathing. Just red, extremely itchy rash moving from inner thigh and waistband area to arm pits, collarbone then subsiding somewhat at initial sites but flaring up on hamstrings. I have taken 25 mg of...
2 1 Wed, 19 Oct 2022
I want to know what allergic reaction rash i continually have on my arm but increases when having severe reaction. Large, oval, one circle inside a ring, puffy, inside circle darker than ring outside. After 4 days, reaction dies down, ring dissapears but circle remains and becomes a stain on arm...
2 1 Wed, 19 Oct 2022
my daughter has a tree nut allergy. she once had a reaction and we brought her to the ER. today her face turned red and she has a rapid heart beat for the last 3 hrs. She insists she is fine and she can breath and her throat is ok. I have an epi pen and i am ready to use it or go to the ER if...
2 1 Sat, 10 Sep 2022
Hi! I recently adopted my daughters Golden Retriever as she had to go to japan for three years. I am now finding out that Golden s are not hypoallergenic by any means and am now struggling with allergic reactions of having the dog. Which of the known drugs would you recommend
2 1 Sat, 10 Sep 2022
My roommate has been breaking out in hive the past 3 weeks it guess worse at night he is coughing up clear phlegm his eyes swell almost shut he gets a fat lip the past week he has been getting red spots on balls of feet and they hurt to walk , leg muscles sore , red and sore around waistband and...
2 1 Sat, 3 Sep 2022
Hi, I am 51 and about 2 weeks ago my face gets red and blotchy after washing or showering. It seems to stay for most of the day. I bought new makeup and face lotion to see if that would help but no. Below my eye around the lashes can get itchy. My face is not itchy just around my eyes. I...
2 1 Thu, 18 Aug 2022
I have been wearing an air-cast boot for 6 days. After the third day I developed a rash and itchy blisters on the bottom of the fractured foot. Is it possible that I’m allergic to the chemicals in the rubber foot part of the boot? It is unbearably itchy, especially at night. I’ve tried numerous...
2 1 Thu, 18 Aug 2022
Hello. I took amoxcillin an woke up in the middle of the night with terrible itching on both my inner thighs. When I looked, at my thighs, they had raised bumps. The itching lasted for two weeks and some days. Could it be that I was allergic to the pills?
2 1 Thu, 18 Aug 2022
Two weeks ago a rash on my stomach thighs and buttocks appeared. The bumps in the rash have little hard stick like splinters,in them. I have two open sores on my back that will not heal up. I have no fever and my blood work is normal. I do not understand why I have two sores on my back that I...
2 1 Thu, 28 Jul 2022
I itch and scratch all the time all over on my upper body, my arms, back, stomach. I have places on myself where I scratch so much it bleeds. The doctors here doesn t seem to know what is causing it. It s driving me crazy. I ve tried many things but nothing seems to help, What can I do?
2 1 Tue, 12 Jul 2022
Hello, I ve been kinda sick recently with allergy symptoms and a nasty cough, I also have had unprotected sex a couple of times as this mess was leaving and I noticed I have not started my period and I did not have it all last month. I know being under a lot of stress (I work with kids and were...
2 1 Tue, 3 Sep 2019
I was in hospital Dec. of 2017. Had open heart surgery on Nov. 30 afterward of course I was in ICU. 2nd day in ICU I got a bad infection and life support. Cube was put down my throat to breathe. This was down 3 times and then my throat was damaged. Had swallowing therapy. My question! I left the...
2 1 Thu, 29 Aug 2019
I Have serious allergies which cause me to sneeze and cough frequently. When I sneeze (or cough) , I get an intense shooting pain from my shoulders and back which radiates down my arms. It is intense, although it only lasts for a few seconds. I have lower back problems. Am I pinching a nerve?
2 1 Thu, 29 Aug 2019
I have been dyeing my hair for the last 20 years, but the last 3 times i started having itching in my hands ,especially the palm of my hands,and it felt better with Benadryl. However the most recent time I developed itches, then my whole body was very hot and i felt pressure in my chest ,i couldn...
2 1 Tue, 20 Aug 2019
Only when the temperature drops in the fall, winter, and spring do I get sever pressure on forehead, sore throat , dry cough, and pressure and congestion of chest and lungs. I have seen a neurologist who found no abnormalities but suggested I see an ear, eye, nose or allergy specialist....
2 1 Tue, 20 Aug 2019
I was just diagnosed with alpha gal red meat food allergy after a tick bite and I m not entirely sure how i feel about it, Im told it can be as bad as me going into Anaphylactic Shock but all off that from a tick bite? How can one tick cause this much trouble and how bad can it actually get.
2 1 Tue, 20 Aug 2019
Why do I have cold symptoms all the time. I have a bad cough and am coughing up green mucus. I ll go for maybe 3 or4 maybe 5 days without coughing then it starts up again. This has been going on for months. I have been on antibiotics 3 times. I also have asthma but it s completely under control...
2 1 Wed, 17 Jul 2019
I am a 39 year old woman. I have been getting a hives reaction on my face and neck that makes me look like a raccoon. I don t know what could be causing this as I am very careful with my diet an do not eat anything that I know I am sensitive to. My skin will itch for quite some time, even after...
2 1 Mon, 15 Jul 2019
Can I take Zyrtec for my allergies I have Graves and I’m on Methimazole 5mg 1 time a day? I use to take it everyday and haven’t in 9 weeks and my allergies are really bad right now and I need relief I have tried all homeopathic roads and they haven’t helped. Will it interfere with my medicine?...
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