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Taken whey factors powder and developed lumps on body. having reaction, how to reduce it?

Apr 2013
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i have taken whey factors powder for 4 days and i have developed some lumps on my body. am i having a reaction to it and what can i take to reduce the bumps on my body?one of them is quite large.
Posted Fri, 11 Oct 2013 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Ivan R. Rommstein 23 minutes later
Brief Answer:
it could be reaction

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome to XXXXXXX
Thanks for the query.
It may be allergic reaction which is not uncommon when using whey powder and you should stop taking it of course. If this is red,painful or larger than 1cm,you should visit doctors and some medicines are necessary. If there is no pain or redness it should pass in few days. If not you should visit doctor, do ultrasound and biopsy and then plan further management. If you have breathing problems, fever or total body rash,you must go to ER as soon as possible.
Of course,it can be reaction to some other drugs if you are taking it or to some environmental factors,but if the whey powder is the only new thing that you ve been taking that it is very likely that this is cause of your difficulties.Feel free to ask. Regards
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