For minor food allergies, antihistamines are used, which help relieve itching. Severe food allergy needs an emergency injection of Epinephrine. Some people with know allergies have Epinephrine autoinjector, which is injected in the thigh during an allergic reaction.
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Query: Hello doctor,My 13-year-old daughter has had seasonal allergies since the age of eight. Two years ago, she had a mild allergic reaction after eating raw apples, which we were told was oral allergy syndrome. She has recently had mild reactions to cherries, oranges, and snap peas. A few days ago, she ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Can you describe the symptoms of allergy in detail and also the severity? Does she have a breathing difficulty, puffiness of the face, swelling over the body, or a gastric discomfort like flatulence? Did she get any blood test done before like IgE or any antibody test... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, A year ago, I have developed sudden severe allergies to foods. Apples and almonds cause itchy, uncomfortable feeling in the throat, difficulty in swallowing and breathing and coughing. Bananas cause nausea, vomiting and stomach pain. Nectarines, peaches, plums and pears cause swelling and... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Food allergies occur when the immune system overreacts to some types of food, which is supposed to protect your body from pathogens. The best way to deal with these allergies is to avoid theses types of foods as food allergy might be very mild in one time while in anothe... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have got an egg allergy. I mistakenly ate a cake which contains egg in it. I am having severe stomach pain. What can be done in such a situation? Please suggest any medicine. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, let me clear you that in case of any food or skin allergy, avoidance is the best treatment option. But many times, it is not possible to do so when our food contains some hidden allergens, which cause allergy symptoms, as you said. Egg protein is the complet... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, Is that fine to bring peanut butter (PB) on an airplane? I would like to know the ways that bringing PB on a plane might or might not pose a threat to others? What should you do if you are bringing PB and if you have an allergy and want to keep safe in case someone else brings some on th... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have asked an interesting question. Peanut allergy is one of the most severe food allergies. It can cause itchiness, urticaria, swelling, eczema, sneezing, asthma, abdominal pain, drop in blood pressure and cardiac arrest. It may even result in anaphylactic death i... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, Yesterday during lunch, I ate drumstick leaves curry. Whenever I eat that, in an hour or two, I go to the toilet (little loose stools) two times. Is this normal? Yesterday I had the same, further after about 5 hours, I ate grapes. After an hour, I had to go to the toilet often (loose ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to have allergy to some food products. You should do an allergy sensitivity test for food products and fruits. This test will tell you which food and fruits you are allergic to and you should avoid having those foods. What is your age? Did you have any fever... Read Full »