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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?...
2 1 Thu, 11 Jul 2019
hello i really bad allergies, i get what i call an allergy attack. Meaning all out of nowhere i start sneezing uncontrollably, my nose gets completely clogged to where no air can get through, my eyes get very itchy and so do my ears, and i start to wheeze while breathing. my face recently started...
2 1 Sat, 22 Jun 2019
My three year old has hives all over his body. We noticed it about 2 hours ago. We have no idea if it’s food or environmental. No known allergies. He’s sleeping now. Should I have concern about anaphylaxis? Or would that have happened by now? Can I let him sleep in peace?
2 1 Tue, 18 Jun 2019
I just have itchy spots mostly on legs, arms and the shoulder area. Have not changed diet, detergents, and other things PA have asked about. I do have sinus and allergy problems at certain times of year, have been checked and supposedly not allergic to anything.
2 1 Tue, 11 Jun 2019
I have a history of Asthma and Emphysema. A couple days ago I noticed some pain in the upper left rib area especially when I coughed or took a deep breath. I have had a history of aspirating if I eat to close to bed time, but I don t think that s it. I was also in a situation where I could have...
2 1 Tue, 11 Jun 2019
I am a 62 year old asthmatic . . . have been diagnosed with pseudomonas In the lungs 5 years ago. It took an entire year to get a diagnose from the CDC doctor. The pulmonologist thought that it was asthma the entire time. 4 years later . . happened again. Same symptoms as before. A year later a...
2 1 Fri, 31 May 2019
Hi, I have a heartburn, I have taken Pepcid for about a year and it helps but I am going to Italy and not being able to drink wine or have any tomato based foods could ruin the trip for me. I also started seeing blood after bowel movements. Bright red and just a little. After using a Prep H for a...
2 1 Fri, 31 May 2019
I had a mild anaphylaxis reaction to something at work. No trouble breathing but throat started to swell and at one point I couldn’t even swallow anymore. This was yesterday but today I have an extremely sore throat. I’m a Medical Assistant so talk a lot at work. I worked my normal shift today...
2 1 Wed, 29 May 2019
I ve a cough problem by allergy which is caused rain,juice,ice cream,fruits,cold water.I have taken many treatments but not yet cured.It s controlled only during using medicine.If I do not take the medicine it will continue. I need permanent relief from this. What is best medicine or treatment to...
2 1 Wed, 29 May 2019
Hello. I dyed my hair couple of days ago and as I was waiting to wash my hair, my head started hurting and bleeding in some place. I’ve been thinking it was an allergic reaction but I’m getting a little bit worried. Now it continues healing but the head hurts sometimes. Looking forward for an...
2 1 Thu, 28 Mar 2019
Is there such a thing as allergy to vitamin C. Two females I know are telling me they are. One has diarrhea, the other has diarrhea and bone and joint pain. Both have had complete physicals, recently. Other than age related aches and pains (both in there late 60s) they both are healthy. I didn t...
2 1 Wed, 27 Mar 2019
two days ago started with a sore throat then sneezing and slight coughing then running nose then block nose and phlegm in chest which is green and when I cough I getting pain around both sides of ribs. I went to the doctor because I have asthma and got antibotics.
2 1 Mon, 25 Mar 2019
Since last fall, certain things trigger my throat to swell. No runny nose, itchy eyes, hives, difficulty breathing though. Car exhaust, garages, musty leaves or crawl spaces, cleaning agents, bleach, fabric softener, perfumes, sometimes a dog that has a skin treatment. Doctor recommended an...
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