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  • Sunlight/UV (any) gives me bad flu like symptoms. Tested negative for Lupus. Anybody have a clue?

    larryc 2 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies January 30, 2014 09:10 PM

    Have had this going on for years. Live in house during day and light sealed off from outside. I have been to multiple doctors/specialists and blood tests checked for Lupus (negative). Have been diagnosed by 1 doctor as a sunlight allergy. I don't have rashes. I get sick immediately after being...

  • Having trouble breathing,dry eye, headache and arm pain after eating and sometimes drinking liquids.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies January 27, 2014 05:47 PM

    For the last several months Ive been experiencing an array of symptoms after eating and sometimes drinking things like soft drinks or energy drinks. I experience headache, lethargy, difficulty breathing, a general sense of heaviness and increased pain in my hands and joints in my hands. I...

  • Allergy/Sinus issues HISTORY (gone)

    jaminhealth 0 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies December 16, 2013 12:36 AM

    I was the allergy/sinus Queen prior to 1995 and did every G.D. drug and allergist MD ever.,....once I started on Pycnogenol and stayed with it for 1 yr and then got on Grape Seed Extract and have been on a total of 18 yrs for both....no more allergy/sinus issues, no more colds, no flus and I do not...

  • Horrible Sinus Infection - Has anybody tried Amox-Clav - 875 MG?

    cleeduffy75 0 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies December 15, 2013 03:40 AM

    HiSo in late October my little son brought home a cold and infected the family.I got better after 2 weeks but relapsed again a week later in mid-November. I've been sick for the last month (fatigue, ears itch/hurt, eyes burn/red, facial pain, extremely dry nasal passages, mucus in my eyes upon...

  • possible autoimmune/immune problem? excessive vaginal discharge

    majjy302 0 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies December 9, 2013 09:50 AM

    i have been suffering with hugely excessiveamount of discharge for the last year and a half. all tests for stds , bacteriaetc, pap smear, ultrasound are negative, except for recurring yeast infections.The discharge is like the classic bacterial vaginosis discharge, although on mylast clinic visit,...

  • It’s Allergy Time!

    Parallel 1 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies November 21, 2013 12:09 PM

    Find $15 OFF at InternationalDrugMart.comTo help the customers through this difficult time, IDM is offering $15 off on a $75 purchase of any allergy medication. This means that every time you buy allergy medications worth $75, you’re saving $15! Use coupon code “Allergy” at checkout to be...

  • Sun Allergy - Help?

    jade19 0 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies November 1, 2013 05:34 PM

    So a little background before I get started..I was diagnosed in 2008 with Generalized Anxiety Disorder. They originally put me on cymbalta for it, which worked to control the anxiety at the time. I came off it when I no longer needed it (went through behavior therapy and came out of the stressful...

  • Cough relief techniques

    stellamandy 1 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies September 21, 2013 04:10 AM

    Getting effected with Cough is a natural reflex of the body and occurs in order to try and clear the airways of mucus (phlegm) or contaminants such as dust or smoke. A cough often arises with a viral infection such as the common cold, flu or with other conditions. There are two types:Dry Cough...

  • Allergy caused skin rashes burns my skin

    jameswilson 0 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies September 19, 2013 07:25 AM

    Hello,From the last few month I have been feeling allergic. I was totally unaware about the reason. I went to a allergy medical center where they performed some therapies that made me feel much disturbed than before. I came to know that I have infected with pollen and mold allergies.Whatever the...

  • Hi Everyone: I'm Desperate. RAI, Depression, Hashimoto, Celiac, Shingles

    Jimenen 1 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies September 19, 2013 05:35 AM

    I just tried to post this, I think it was erased....To make this as short as I can: I was 12-yrs-old. I was finally diagnosed w/ hyperthyroidism and I was given RAI treatement. When I was about 19, I was diagnosed w/ celiac disease. I'm now 31. I am suffering so badly w/ EXTREME fatigue. For a...

  • All over severe body itch no visible signs or rash that's worse at night??

    Caitlinxz 5 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies August 17, 2013 08:48 PM

    So about a week ago (on Monday) I woke up to a really intense itch on my lower back, which soon spread to all over my back, shoulder, arms, and legs. I had no idea what it was and my mom assumed it was an allergic reaction to something I ate despite the fact that I've never been allergic to...

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  • Bumps on fingers. Please help!!!

    Beckyj 1 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies August 1, 2013 10:10 AM

    I use chemicals at work etc and wondered if it could be that. They are slightly itchy but they don't hurt. I've been using hand creams for extremely dry hands but nothing prescription. If anyone knows what would be the best cream I would appreciate the information. It's really upsetting me now...

  • Mycotoxin poisoning?

    margaret237 0 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies July 29, 2013 06:32 PM

    Hello, between September and January I have eaten popcorn, that turned out to be infected by mycotoxins – fumonisin B1 and B2. Since February I have hypersensitive skin – mechanical stimuli (touching, rubbing) make skin all over my body red and itchy. I also haveforeign body sensation in...

  • Throat swells no matter what I eat

    addeps3 1 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies July 16, 2013 07:40 PM

    Hi there.Im a 24 year old male and up until about one month ago felt like I was very free to eat anything I want, atleast compared to now.About one month ago I switched my diet to Dave Asprey's recommendations. The reason for this was because of the large amount of scientific data supporting...

  • Bug bite -- allergic reaction or what is it?

    peonyk 0 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies July 9, 2013 04:34 PM

    I got a bug bite 2-3 days ago and it swelled up, swelling 60% of my foot (not my toes or the bottom of my foot though). It was pretty red and itched a ton. The itching has gone away and so has the swelling a bit. But now it looks a bit bruised and gross-looking. I've used Benadryl, motrin, aloe...

  • Bug bite -- allergic reaction or what is it?

    peonyk 0 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies July 9, 2013 04:09 PM

    I got a bug bite 2-3 days ago, and it immediately swelled up. The swelling spread to 60% of my foot (not my toes and not the bottom of my foot). There was a ton of itching, which has gone down, and now it just hurts a bit and the swelling has gone down a bit. Now it looks a bit bruised and...

  • Keep Exercising With Allergies....

    kareena 0 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies May 29, 2013 06:00 AM

    When you have allergies, even short exercise bouts outdoors can be challenging. Follow these tips before heading outdoors to exercise to make your workout less itchy and sniffly.1. Know Your PollensWhat triggers your allergies? It's important to know what you're allergic to.There are different...

  • Help!! My skin has developed a rash all over and it is very itchy?!

    cindyhoangg 1 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies March 27, 2013 12:50 AM

    I went to the doctor today and they took vials of blood from me... It is very extremely itchy as of now and I'm not sure if I should go to the Emergency Room... It is all over my legs, arms, chest, neck and torso. It is even bruising my legs.. Help and reply as soon as possible please and thank...

  • 4 Year Medical Mystery (seeking a real life Dr. House)

    AbigailA 0 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies March 13, 2013 09:33 PM

    I understand that the best medical attention I can hope for is from a doctor who evaluates me in person - not the internet - but after seeing doctor after doctor, and no one has answers... I feel I must do what I can on my part to find additional help. I have been patiently suffering for 4 years,...

  • 4 Years of Rash/Hives (seeking a real life Dr. House)

    AbigailA 0 Replies
    Posted in: Allergies March 13, 2013 09:24 PM

    I understand that the best medical attention I can hope for is from a doctor who evaluates me in person - not the internet - but after seeing doctor after doctor, and no one has answers... I feel I must do what I can on my part to find additional help. I have been patiently suffering for 4 years,...

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