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2 1 Thu, 24 Jan 2019
I have developed a strong allergic reaction to a weed in my flower bed that has turned from a small red rash on my right hand to good sized blisters that itch and are painful. I have been taking benadryl and using cortisone cream for 4 days and it s not improving. Should I seek medical advice or...
2 1 Tue, 27 Nov 2018
I have been treated for a bacterial infection and scabies because of the itchy red spots all over my body. Nothing has helped and the spots, fester, ooze, get bigger, spread and the itching is almost uncontrollable. I moved to AZ from NJ and my kids think I am allergic to the dessert. Is there...
2 1 Sat, 17 Nov 2018
is breathlessness /out of breathe an allergy symptom? especially if I ve had itchy/gritty eyes, periodic but not excessive sneezing, and mild runny nose? I noticed being more out of breath the last two summers in July/ August. I am 53. I did not have allergies as a kid but did develop one to...
2 1 Wed, 31 Oct 2018
I had swollen nose bridge and the areas around the inner eyes in the day and the swelling tended to move downwards in my face. After taking two celestamine as prescribed by a doctor my upper lip is now swollen. Should I go back to the doctor immediately?
2 1 Wed, 31 Oct 2018
I suffered extreme itching while trying to sleep and awakened with welts on back of neck and waistline. I had eaten very spicy Indian food a few hours earlier. Early today my upper lip swelled up on one side and has stayed swollen for several hours. I have applied cold compress to the lip. Could...
2 1 Wed, 10 Oct 2018
Hi I would like advice. I think I have asthma. Now and again, especially after running, my chest will go tight, my hands and face feel like they are swelling- feels like a lot of pressure under the skin. And also feel sick. If I male myself go sick the pressure under the skin feels better. Asthma...
2 1 Fri, 21 Sep 2018
I am a 60 yr old female diagnoised with asthma as a child. had no asthma problems for 50 yrs. 10 months ago i was in a departmemnt store and something triggered it. Uncontrolled coughing the ability to take air in but not expell it caused my lungs to constrict and close causing complete resp....
2 1 Fri, 21 Sep 2018
I have asthma, it rarely bothers me unless I have bronchitis. This past 2 weeks, I have been having trouble with coughing, difficult talking when cough attack happens, or extended walking. As long as I sit still, I m good. I do NOT have an inhaler. At times I want to run to dr/er, but I don t...
2 1 Fri, 21 Sep 2018
Hi My mom suffer from breathing problem (asthama) for last 17 years.she tried so many medicines and conslut doctor s but none of those medicines were not help to cure this problem.After that she used inhaler that is pretty effective. But those reliefs only shorter.Now she some times use foracort...
2 1 Fri, 21 Sep 2018
Hi doctor I m a 23 yr old medical student who is diagnosed as asthmatic 2 months back,taking medicine but still not well so might my asthma is associated with gerd also becz I got relief after taking omeprazol last night .and today was my case presentation and I didn t performed not that well...
2 1 Fri, 21 Sep 2018
I have here I am on it seem not to work I have asthma to I lost 30 pounds trying to eat right for the both. What is your answer tired of my throat n my breathing is off . Trying to do what my dr. Want me to do but it seems nothing is working ? Need to no what to do
3 2 Mon, 17 Sep 2018
Hi My self hari. Daily morning Continuous Sneezing, Runny nose,itching eyes and Water eyes. Can you please what kind precaution need to follow to prevent this and what medicine i need to follw. Because i consulted doctors they said allergy and sinus. i used medicine but still i am getting...
2 1 Fri, 7 Sep 2018
Hello Doctor My four month old son has dry red patch on his right cheek. Ped suggested Emosone-M cream twice daily for one week and he told that this is fiungal infection.After using the cream for 5 days the patch disappeared .But now it appeared again the same dry red rash. Please help
3 2 Thu, 6 Sep 2018
I just got some kind of wasp or stinging bee sting me on my lip when weeding. The strangest thing, though, was my nose immediately started to bleed. I watched for whatever it was to come back out but it did not. The nest was in or close to the ground. My husband looked right away for a stinger,...
2 1 Mon, 3 Sep 2018
I have seasonal allergies that only get heavy every once in a while, or if my dog starts blowing out his coat (dander allergy). Yesterday was a particularly rough day, as I spent the day sneezing and coughing until my throat was sore. I noticed that I have a metallic taste in my mouth now,...
2 1 Thu, 30 Aug 2018
I was working outside and I am very allergic to poison ivy. I had it 2 weeks ago and it went away. I woke up this morning and had a couple itchy rashes on my shoulders. I went to the bathroom and my penis itches all over and it was very swollen around the head and inflammed. I called my doc and...
2 1 Mon, 27 Aug 2018
I had gotten a bad case of poison ivy on my arm 2 weeks ago. It started drying up last week then on Friday night I started getting hives around my neck. Woke up Saturday morning and have hives on top of thighs, back of legs, arms, back, feet and fingers. I can not control the itch, have tried...
2 1 Mon, 27 Aug 2018
II am diabetic. I eat cantaloupe, blueberries, apples and have never itched after having them. Strawberries break out my face so I quit eating them. Too much Vitamin C for me. I have had watermelon the last few days and I m itching on my upper back terribly. I ve taken a benadryl to see if it...
2 1 Thu, 23 Aug 2018
I have rosacea and have used Metro lotion for many years to reduce facial redness and occasional skin outbreaks. I have had plugged tear ducts for years and plugged mebdomian (sp?) glands in the upper and lower lids of both eyes for years. About 6 months ago i went to an opthamologist complaining...
3 1 Sat, 18 Aug 2018
In May of 2014, I moved in to a duplex. The previous renters had been evicted for drugs and the place was wrecked. That summer, four fillings fell out. In October, I became sick with breathing problems that I first thought to be bronchitis, but it got worse and worse. After two ER visits and...
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