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Plagued with allergies, have hives. On benadryl. Suggested to stay indoors. What is going on?

I have been plagued with allergies for 6-8 years now. Each winter I get a little worse and loose more weight.
Currently on awaiting my second appointment with the VA's allergy specialist. The first was in 2009, they told me
I was allergic to dirt,dust,dander,grass,trees,dogs and on and on. They told me to stay inside with my windows closed and how to wash everything weekly, etc and that was it.
I am a 47 year old white male 5'10".this morning after two days of hives i weighed in at 123 lbs, so far this winter has taken 30 lbs.
I still have no diagnosis.sunlight helps the most & bendryl is my best friend.
What question should i ask the specialist when i get in to see him this time?
Asked On : Sun, 14 Apr 2013
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Allergist and Immunologist 's  Response
to me it seems food allergy
as the food allergies causes this type of symptomps
i think you must get your blood serum tests for food specific antibodies for milk wheat potato rice nuts egg
you will find the cause and that will be your diagnosis and you can go for elimination diet and desensitisatio therapy
temporary benedryl is okay no side effect
Answered: Sun, 14 Apr 2013
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