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Taking reactin for allergies. Itchy bumps. High eosinophil levels. How to lower it?

I had had allergies reaction since coming back from Mexico 2 years ago...little,red itchy bumps that come and constant itching...and also developed alley to shrimp , but I m ok to eat crab and lobster,,,,my dermatologist says I have hives and there is nothing to,do...right now taking reactin 2 times daily to reduce itching....but it always comes back. And my eosinophils is 0.60 reading do I lower that??? Raf
Asked On : Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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welcome to HCM
as per the details u have submitted u were having a condition called ALLERGIC URTICARIA DUE TO FOOD ..that means you are sensitive to shrimp. unfortunately only the remedy avaialable for any food allergy is avoidance of food that causing the hives...i advise you to use anti-histamines with combination of FEXOFENADINE+MONTELEUKAST and try to avoid the allergans as much as possible...
regarding your eosiniphil count, when ever the body exposes to allergans , the eosinophil count increases., so there is no seperated medicine for increased eosinophil count as in ur case.
hope this will help u ..
Answered: Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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