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Does milk improve immunity?

My child refuses to drink milk. Do you think it will damage his immunity in the long run? The only dairy he's interested in is cheese and ice cream, but of course I don't want...

I get itchy every time I'm around a dog. Is this an allergy

When a dog licks me, I usually have these red, itchy bumps in that area. And, also, around dog hair, I sometimes feel like I'm unable to breathe. Is this an allergy? If so,...

What do you recommend for an allergic reaction with the eyes?

With the increasing temperatures, my eyes get a burning sensation and even turn red. I think this is probably due to allergies. I try to wash them out the best I can once they...

I was recently around peanut butter and I have an allergy. Can I still have a reaction?

My friend was eating a peanut butter jelly sandwich around me. Normally I would be fine, but this time, I almost felt my throat begin to close. I immediately left the room and...

I have severe allergy to eggplant. Can it ever be cured?

I have a severe allergy to eggplant that causes my hands to itch and even peel. I stay away from it as much as I can, but I was wondering if this allergy would ever reduce?

What are the possible triggers of eczema?

My son who is 4 years old suffers from eczema, which is triggered when he is exposed to certain conditions. But, we aren't sure what these conditions really are. How is eczema...

How is poison oak allergy treated?

I've heard recently that a reaction to poison oak can really be severe. I'm going on a hiking trip later in the week, and I know that there are areas with poison oak. In case...

Is there any way at all to get rid of allergies forever?

I've had seasonal allergies my whole life. They are really bad every year, some years worse than others. Is there anything at all I can do to get rid of them forever?

Is lactose intolerance treatable?

My son is 12 years old and has been suffering from lactose intolerance since birth. Is it a problem for life or can it ever be treated?

Is there any permanent cure for allergic rhinitis?

My son is 15 years old and has been on various forms of treatment for allergic rhinitis. After trying different forms of treatment, I would like to know if there is any permanent...

Can dog hair cause allergy for my toddler?

I have a son who is 3 years old. We are planning to get a dog but I am worried if the dog hair could cause an allergic reaction for my toddler. Can allergy testing be done on...

Is it true that kids born out of a C-section have poor immunity?

I am 8 months pregnant and I am scheduled for a C-section delivery. Is it true that kids born out C-section have poor immunity levels?

I have a strange swelling around my face. Could it be an allergy or an insect bite?

I woke up this morning and I am noticing this strange swelling on my face. My cheekbones also hurt a little bit as well. Could this be due to an allergy or an insect bite?

Allergy

My allergy to milk has all of a sudden gotten worse, I'm in my 30's now, as a kid I used to just get hives and take Benedryl and be fine but all of a sudden I have started to get...

What are the best ways to deal with asthma in a child?

My son is 8 years old and has been suffering from asthma. It's worse particularly during the fall and the winter season and it makes it very difficult to handle frequent asthma...

What is the safe dose of cetrizine for kids around 5 years of age?

My son is 5 years old and every time we travel he gets an allergy that makes him sneeze and cough with sneezing. What is the safe dose amount of cetrizine that I can give him?...

Why am I having issues with my breathing around paint?

Yesterday, I suddenly felt breathless and started feeling dizzy because of the recent paint job at my friend's place. Why did this happen? Is this common or could I be allergic?...

My face feels itchy. Could this be because of a food allergy?

Lately, my face has been quite itchy, over the past 2 days. It's not too serious, but I have felt this before when I've eaten certain types of foods, particularly those that are...

How effective are air purifiers to prevent allergies for kids?

I have a small child who is currently 1. 5 years old. I have been considering an air purifier for my child's room. But will it make his immune system weaker?

Are Avil and Cetrizine the same when it comes to treating an allergic reaction?

My aunt had an allergic reaction due to my pet cat. She asked for cetrizine, however due to unavailability the chemist gave her Avil. Though her allergy subsided, she is worried...

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