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 am i allergic to weed?
okay well yesterday i had smoked weed (marijuna ) for the first time and i took about 5 puffs . i got high and everything then i went home and fell asleep i woke up the next morning and i had rashs ...


 Adults only please.?
Last week, I noticed that my hands where getting a rash on them. I found out that I'm allergic to the latex gloves I wear at work.
If someone is allergic to latex gloves, would they be ...


 Food allergy possibility....?
My son was with his father for the weekend and he had a food allergy while with him. His whole body turned red. He said it was because he ate broccoli. My son is 3 years old and at my house we eat a ...


 How to cure my blocked nose?
ive had a blocked nose for around 3 days now.
it gets much worse at night when im lying in bed, so bad that i cant even slightly inhale through it.
Ive tried the vix inhaler but its not ...


 How can you tell if you're allergic to a certain food?

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Every time I eat onions (of all things) I get horrible stomach aches, acid reflux, nausea, and vomitting. My parents thought it was just an onion thing but not ...


 What's wrong with me? Allergies or something else?
My right ear is clogged and I can't hear very well, as if I have water in it, my nose is plugged up and kind of runny at the same time, and my head feels like its going to explode and hurts all ...


 Is it true that butter causes lung cancer????????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!?
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 Can a person who is allergic to peanuts eat peanut butter?
I know it sounds like a dumb question but let me explain. This couple I am friends with used to be my roommates. The girlfriend says she is allergic to peanuts. Well I have seen her eat peanut butter ...


 I cut and cut and idk don't know why?
Ok before anything is said I AM NOT EMO ok get that through your head now.
AND IF YOU ARE NOT GOING TO GIVE ME A REAL ANSWER THEN DON'T BOTHER.

ok then now that we have that ...


 How do I keep bees away from my yard, with a child that's allergic?
allergic to all types of bees, I live in the country in a subdivision....


 How to get swollen eyelid to go down?
Me and my daughter just wike up this morning and I noticed her left upper eyelid is swollen. I tried holding a warm rag over it, but it isnt helping. Shes only two, should i take her to the doctor or ...


 How do you no if your allergic to milk?
EVERYTIME I drink milk my stomach starts hurting real bad!! so i didn't drink it for a week and I was fine.. now just now i tested it and I thought I will try a glass now and see my reaction so ...


 Can someone become allergic to something that the person has never been allergic to before?
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 Why was my snot orange?
The other day my allergies were really acting up and I had to blow my nose like a million times that day. Once I blew my nose and my snot was orange! I didn't have a nose bleed or anything, it ...


 Is it possible to be allergic to alcohol?
I very rarely drink. Just the occasional half-glass of red wine with a meal, and even that is only about once a month.
I just had half a glass with my meal, and I could feel myself flushing, my ...


 every time i eat ice cream i get a Reaallyyyy bad cough ! help. im worried and i dont know yyy. ?
ate a ice cream i dint get it so i thought i was fine but today i went to the store with my friend and i got an ice cream and like an hour later i started coughing like crazy and i still am! and my ...


 I get sick when i eat bread?
whenever i have bread, or any thing that has flour in it i find i get sick! why is this?...


 My dad is very allergic to cats, ways to reduce symptoms?
my family has never really had a pet before because my dad is super allergic. now my brother and i are going to try again. is there any way that he can reduce his symptoms? and i need advice on how ...


 What could this itching be?
I was at the library with my mother today, not long ago. I was looking through books and I started itching really bad all over my body. . I tell my mother and a little while later, she tells me I ...


 a random question...?
whenever people do sniff near you does it mean i smell.. because loads of ppl have been sniffing near me lately... or is it the season please help......



Summer
What can i do if i ate it by accident?
I am allergic to seafood(shrimp, crab, lobster, etc), and i recently ate at a buffet. Everything was good, until i got the dessert, the cookies. My throat started to close up and feel itchy. I got a numbish feeling in my tongue and thoat. My stomach felt like i swallowed acid, then i had to vomit and i got diahrea. I am guessing the cookies where exposed to the seafood or something. This only happens when i eat seafood, i never went to the doctor for it but it feels absolutely terrible when i consume it by accident. This is not the first time i ate something like that by accident. I hate it, It feels like i am dying (literally). What can i do to if I ate seafood by accident?Any medication available?
                      








mamarivers
Benadryl


T-pot
Benadryl... works on allyrgic reactions if they are not too bad of a reaction. i use it for bee stings.


artistagent116
I'd say you accidentally ate some seafood BEFORE the cookies. It was probably hidden in a blended entree. It takes a bit for the reaction to take effect.

You should speak to your doctor about treatment, but if I were you, I'd carry around some Bendadryl in case this happens again.

Best of luck.


blobby987
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first go to the doctors and ask if it is serious.
If it is the doctor will prescribe you with lotridine/piriton and an epipen. An epipen is a auto injector that gives you adreniline to get rid of the allergen. if the doctor DOES give you an epipen, keep it at all times (maybe 2) because i have heard a story that a man had a allergy(an anaphalactic shock) and died. if you have any more questions e-mail me
(i have allergies too)


meee
since u have a food allergy this is to be checked for by a doctor /allergist!!! R u 100% postive its sea food wat if its butter ? U should get meds if need be by a doc!!!!! Some pills conatin sea food ingredients so play it smart by asking ur doc and telling them about this recent incident. Good luck..be careful.
Maybe u can also call the buffet place and tell them about wat happened to u and that they should be more careful (if there was sea food there that day) as not to "cross contaminate food" not rudly though!


Phoenix
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Take celestamin..or be feel itchy.


lilahmorgan666
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Go to the doctor!!!


EG
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benadryl will help with the throat closing and itchy feeling..


hannah
you cant do much, just let nature take its course; and avoid seafood like the plague.

you could try drinking lots of water whenever this happens. it might help to flush out the concentration of whatever it is inside the seafood or food you swallowed that caused this allergic reaction. then lay down, and breathe easy.


chango2008
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well over the counter stuff there is Benadryl, but it takes about 15 minutes for effectiveness...I think, ask a pharmacist.

You should see a doctor, he can prescribe you allergy tests to identify all your allergies.

Obviously you didn't have a fatal allergic reaction, so you probably won't need an Epipen, but you should consult...


Florence P
Talk to your doctor because there is a certain kind of medicine (don't know what the name is) that you can always keep with you in case something like that were to happen. Ask your doctor about it! You could possibly save your life.


Sara
Take benadryl for a quick relief but you need to go and see a doctor and get an epipen. An epipen is an injection that is taken when you encounter something that you are very allergic to like a bee sting or poison ivy! It is a treatment for life threatening allergies. My husband carries one around with him in case of emergencies!


Laura
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You need to keep a shot of epinephrine handy.


pitcchaachick
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there isnt any medication available but if your clinically diagnosed that you are allergic to seafood, the only way to expell the seafood would be to vomit the aten portions and seek medical attention if you continue to become itchy and a swollen throat. if it is a serious allergic reaction and you become unconscious, contact your doctor and ask for an epinephrine kit, which is a "epi-pen" that has an injection of epinephrine that allows you to inject it into your leg muscle and it will open up blood flow, allowing you to breathe again. this symptoms you describe is an anaphylaxis reaction. i would suggest bringing this concern to your doctor for further detail.


Becc
you should go to the doctor.


vanessa83
benadryl is for allergies. but you should go to the doc and get an allergy test...clearly you're allergic to seafood but maybe only one kind, maybe you're allergic to other things.

once you've done the test your doc will prescribe you with an epi-pen! just a needle you stick into your leg which will stop your reaction in case you have one.

get checked out first!


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