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  • 3 days ago

    Hives

    I have a ten year old that is suffering from chronic hives.  We have been to a specialist and they have performed gratuitous blood tests and charged us astronomically for them, but they have yet to come up with anything that could be a trigger.  They are medicating him beyond my liking with Ranitidine and Omeprazole.  They have told us to keep him on these indefinitely but I have a hard time medicating him every day without knowing the effects they can cause after long term use.  I also don’t like....
  • 1 month ago

    Red itchy splotches on arms

    It started with just itchy redness on my left hand, pinky and ring finger., now it’s all over the inside of both my arms. I’ve tried an itch cream but it hasn’t worked.. PLEASE CAN ANYONE HELP ME?? I can send pics
  • 2 months ago

    Day Time ONLY Chronic Cough

    My son is 11 years old .Since three months he is coughing persistently ONLY in day time and during night while sleeping he doesnot cough . I took him to the regular doctor ( Pulmonologist) who treated my son for allergy and childhood asthma since 2009.The doctor took an X Ray of Chest PA view .He said the X Ray was clear .As usual prescribed Methyl Prednisolone for 5 days , Budecort and Levolin Rotocaps and Montekulast .The cough didnt go and after a week ,revisited the doctor . He gave a dose of....
  • 2 months ago

    Butter intolerance

    Okay so I’m trying to get to the bottom of this and it is beyond annoying. On March 26,2007 I was diagnosed with osteomyelitis (staff infection) in my right ankle. I was given an immediate pick line(left arm)) for internal injections (saline, cytosine & heparin). I did not leave the hospital for about 2 weeks. Finally I came home. Crutches for 6 weeks, pick line for 6 months. A nurse would come to the house to clean/change the bandages around the pick line. (I also had ADHD and I have been on....
  • 3 months ago

    I am allergic to fish oil pills, but have no seafood allergies...?

    When I was around 8 years old, I began taking fish oil pills. I started itching heavily all over my body and subsequently quit taking the pills, soon after which the itching stopped. Years later at 20 years old, I decided to try them again. This time, I developed hives all over my body, trouble breathing, and constricted airways. Needless to say, my reaction has become anaphylactic. My question is if anyone else has experienced this issue? I have done what seems like endless research only to find....
  • 3 months ago

    Slin condition

    My sister has an undiagnosed skin condition which has been suffering from for years and it seems to get worse as she ages [33 years old now]. I was wondering if I could provide some photos, and some test results at some clinics, anyone could have an opinion of what I may or may not be please ? I’m happy to pay for the check ! Medical history includes : 1-Uterine Fibroids 2-Hepatic Steatosis [Liver Fat] Best, Mars Burke
  • 3 months ago

    Strange rash on foot

    I have a small hive like rash that just showed up on my foot. It's raised and itches. One is circular and one is kind of snake like. I recently got a full allergy skin prick test, and had a couple of allergies, but nothing crazy. I have been taking xyzal daily since the test. Does anyone know what this might be? Could it be a non - allergy related problem?
  • 4 months ago

    Allergies and painful cracking skin

    When ever I use a product (Lotion, soap, body wash, etc) with an added fragrance or scent my skin cracks and I’m in a lot pain. Does anyone know the name of this symptom, so I may tell my dr? I know it’s an allergy, but which one? I have to give my daughters a bath with gloves on, oh and I’m allergic to the gloves as well.
  • 5 months ago

    Hives? Skin bacteria? Rash?

    Hello, I recently got a tattoo covered 2 weeks ago. About 5 days ago, I started developing a rash. It started around the tattoo and within a few days, it spread all through my legs and a few rashes on my body and arms. Went to urgent care and the gave me antibiotics and steroids. The itching is still happening . Any clue what it might be? Doctor said the tattoo is not infected but that I might be allergic to the ink? I also have photos, not sure how to post it on here
  • 5 months ago

    One-time allergic reaction

    Something really strange recently happened. I'm a dog lover. Animal lover really, but dogs ard the only animal i'm not allergic to (or so i thought) so that's the only type of animal i can be around. I have a dog at home (for 9 years now) but since i'm studying away from home i don't see her much. So naturally i go 'awwww!!' Over every dog i see and praise myself lucky whenever i get to cuddle one. The other day i met a lovesick puppy (very loveable bulldog) on the bus....