Common Allergy Myths BUSTED

26. Vel 2020.
828 246 Pregleda

Part I:
Part II of my interview with Dr. Dave Stukus (Pediatric Allergist & Immunologist). Here we cover new ground on:
Hypoallergenic Dogs: 0:30
Treating Allergies: 1:32
Benadryl Can Be Dangerous: 3:25
Milk Causes Mucus: 5:52
Food Journals: 6:50
Oral Allergy Syndrome: 7:43
Parents and Children as Patients: 9:54
Infants and Milk Allergies: 11:39
Preventing Peanut & Other Allergies: 14:07
Growing Out Of Asthma: 18:32
Supplements to CURE allergies: 19:33
Mistakes Primary Care Doctors Make: 22:10
Overuse Of Blood Tests for Allergies: 22:25
Immune Boosting Supplements: 24:20
How Vaccines Work: 25:00
Egg Allergy With The Flu Shot: 26:54
Penicillin Allergy: 29:27
I have a Penicillin RASH: 32:00
Dr. Dave Stukus Contact info:
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205
(614) 722-4404
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  • I have oral allergy syndrome! It's so nice to see someone talk about it. My doctor didn't refer to an allergist when I brought up the possibility, and he said he'd have to look into it because he'd never heard of it before. We did an allergy test, and I'm apparently allergic to ash pollen, which is consistent with OAS. Unfortunately for me, my OAS is triggered by raw carrots and raw celery, both of which I love, but I have to give up. Fortunately, cooking does make them safe to eat for me.

    Daniel TaylorDaniel TaylorPrije 14 sati
  • Can’t tell if Mike is losing muscle mass or has finally taken our advice and bought bigger shirts.

    Patricia PatriciaPatricia PatriciaPrije 21 sat
  • Maybe it's just me but those second generation allergy pills give me brain fog for hours or even a whole day.

    EllieElliePrije dan
  • peanut allergy sufferers where you at?

    Jasmine NguyenJasmine NguyenPrije dan
  • I get bloody noses from nasal sprays

    Emily PEmily PPrije 2 dana
  • Benadryl: "You caint sneeze if you're unconscious."

    Patricia PatriciaPatricia PatriciaPrije 2 dana
  • I have a pet allergy, i was allergic to only one of my dogs So far dogs, cats, and ferrets have given me a reaction but it's mild enough to still be around them, just some discomfort

    Sam ShafferSam ShafferPrije 2 dana
  • I’m allergic to tree nuts. I’ve never had to use an EpiPen, but I’ve had probably 5-10 allergic reactions. My first reaction was to cashews at the age of 6 months. I’m very cautious now though, and I can eat pretty much everything! 😄

    Miss StorytellerMiss StorytellerPrije 3 dana
  • Why is doctor mike so HOT 💗 much love tho doc 😁

    valerieevalerieePrije 3 dana
  • Pluto is considered a dwarf planet now. Still a planet to me lol

    Christina EikeChristina EikePrije 3 dana
  • I would love to see a video about Food Dependent Exercise Induced Anaphylaxis!

    Jocelyn Byron-KellyJocelyn Byron-KellyPrije 4 dana
  • i have a very weird allergy and it’s beef. it makes me itch and gives me abdominal pain and makes me puke and people think that’s sooooo weird because i’m usually the only person they know with such an allergy 😂

    Billii The KidBillii The KidPrije 4 dana
    • @Billii The Kid 😂😂 an amazing description

      yellowpopyellowpopPrije 3 dana
    • @yellowpop most people have really never heard of it until i tell them i have it then they look at me like i just committed a capital crime 😂

      Billii The KidBillii The KidPrije 3 dana
    • @Billii The Kid That's really interesting too! I haven't met anyone else with a beef allergy until now as well, so it's very interesting to hear about haha

      yellowpopyellowpopPrije 3 dana
    • @yellowpop oh wow i did not know that!! i’ve been allergic since i was little so i think i was just born like that but that’s interesting to know!

      Billii The KidBillii The KidPrije 3 dana
    • One of my family members actually has this too! And I think it can sometimes (not saying it's necessarily your case though) be tracked back to a tick bite that makes the body react to either the sugars or proteins in beef.

      yellowpopyellowpopPrije 3 dana
  • I get itching and irritation on my tongue whenever I eat spinach and eggplant -- almost all the time my taste buds are irritated for a while afterwards and then the next day the taste buds start to die and fall off 😖

    Help Me, my spaghetti is trying to eat meHelp Me, my spaghetti is trying to eat mePrije 4 dana
  • As a professional “cold catcher”, I can definitely tell you that dairy does NOT cause excessive mucus

    Help Me, my spaghetti is trying to eat meHelp Me, my spaghetti is trying to eat mePrije 4 dana
    • I had never heard about this milk myth lol and my sister has asthma and she drinks milk so Yeah! If someone had told me about this myth I'd be like Not True

      Mali RMali RPrije dan
  • It's the protein in the saliva, and urine. Just like people, some cats and dogs make more proteins than others. Like you can be more sensitive to one cat than another. Also my doctor wants me to have a second round of immunotherapy for my allergies bc it's been 10 years since the last, but I can't get through the 2 weeks without any antihistamines. By the third day my skin literally feels like is crawling, I'm an itchy sneezy, watery mess.

    Leyna AbbeyLeyna AbbeyPrije 5 dana
  • I love this. I was recently diagnosed with a true allergy to egg whites. My whole life I got a horrible stomachache every time I ate eggs. Now I know I'm not crazy and I cut out eggs and I feel much better! But my reactions are getting worse eat time I do accidentally have eggs 😔 I wonder at what point I should get an EpiPen? Last time I had an allergic reaction, my whole face puffed up, I got congested, and my tongue started to swell and get tingly. It went away after a little while but it was scary and I don't know what to do about it now. I'm in the process of finding a new doctor because I don't trust my current one and I don't know how to find a trustworthy doctor.

    Jocelyn SuzJocelyn SuzPrije 5 dana
  • I have oral allergy syndrome.... raw egg yolk like soft boiled or and softer yolk because the RAW protein reacts and closes my throat BAD all the way up to my eyes reacts. Now I can eat scrambled eggs and things with COOKED eggs. Mayonnaise is dependent on real/fake/quantity I use

    DebraLynnPDebraLynnPPrije 5 dana
  • Hmmmm I know milk doesn’t cause mucus BUT dairy is inflammatory

    DebraLynnPDebraLynnPPrije 5 dana
  • "We don't have to worry that much about parasites anymore?" "More than 60 million people in the United States are chronically infected with Toxoplasma gondii, the parasite that causes toxoplasmosis"--CDC. And that's just one parasite. And just one problem with this video (milk is not good for most people, and there is such a thing as delayed food reactions, even if not allergies), along with some very useful information (about penicillin reactions).

    Katherine AkbarKatherine AkbarPrije 5 dana
  • Milk gives me a runny nose every single time. Milk may not cause an increase in mucus production in general but it can for some people.

    BlazeBlazePrije 5 dana
  • For a while I thought I was allergic to my dogs but turns out I’m highly allergic to the dust they kick up and the pollen on their fur

    Loki the AxolotlLoki the AxolotlPrije 6 dana
  • Loved this video. Very informative. I dont even have any allergies, not yet at least. I wish the doctors in my past were as empathic as these two.

    Kapuzenpulli13Kapuzenpulli13Prije 6 dana
  • I take the full prescription of penicillin before developing hives, rash and difficulty breathing. I've taken it three times in my life and each time the reaction got worse. The first time was on my ankles & feet. The second time was the knees down and the last time was full body hives inside and out. I think I have a true allergy to penicillin. I've been asked which penicillin I reacted to, but have no idea since it occurred between 1962 and 1972. I've reacted to Bactrim with a full body burning itchy rash.

    Irish RoseIrish RosePrije 6 dana
  • I am allergic to people with allergies but can't prove it.

    Gian Maria MalmesiGian Maria MalmesiPrije 7 dana
  • Thank you both for making this video, and to Dr. Stukus for taking the time to help interpret the mess of data floating around out there.

    SGTBizarroSGTBizarroPrije 7 dana
  • I love it when ppl see me having a sneezing fit in Spring/summer inside and tell me I have a pollen allergy lol I can rub spring/summer flowers all over my face, nose, stick them in my mouth e.t.c. nothing. But if I empty a vacuum cleaner bag and one molecule of that gets anywhere near my eyes or nose, I'm red eyed, runny nosed and having a sneezing fit within seconds. Go the dust mite turd allergy lol

    John DoeJohn DoePrije 7 dana
  • OBVIOUSLY Earth is in the center of the universe, AND it’s FlAt....😏😗😌😉

    GracieGraciePrije 7 dana
  • That false positive reminds me of when I had on flare up in oral allergy symptoms and it said I was allergic to peanuts... my favorite candy is Reece’s. I was like “yeah it says I’m allergic to peanuts but I love Reece’s and I haven’t died yet so I don’t know..” 😂

    Mikayla RickardMikayla RickardPrije 8 dana
  • My dad can eat fried/roasted onions, but not any other way

    G CG CPrije 8 dana
  • my son was on penicillin alot as a baby with ear infections, he got ear infection when he was six on penicillin for 3 days and he was covered head to toe in hives and it took 2 weeks for them to go away. so is that real or not?

    joan baczekjoan baczekPrije 9 dana
  • why did the flu shot give me 6 mos of pnemonia and fluid on the ear so bad my left eardrum burst? not once but the 2 years i was forced to take the flu vaccine? i quit my job because of the flu shot requirement i only get sick when i get the flu vaccine its a night mare. and i have had to have mmr 4 times in my life and never developed titre ever so no vaccine doesn't work who knows how many vaccines i took did absolutely nothing and i just dont know yet

    joan baczekjoan baczekPrije 9 dana
  • the shots are bullshit never worked and expensive. one dose of benedryl im drunk for 24 hours and can do nothing but sleep. i tried non drowsy claritan and was falling asleep on my feet in the middle of work i looked like an addict nodding out. rediculous . i guess im doomed to be an allergy mess. flownaze caused horrible pain burning so bad, come to find out it has alchohol in it and will harm your mucosa the allergy stuff is just bullshit!!! the stupid netti pot is impossible to be sure its clean and i was told i wouldn't drowned doing it well even with my head forward and to the side the water did not come out the opposite nostril it went straight into my mouth and lungs.

    joan baczekjoan baczekPrije 9 dana
  • I can now say the words, “I’m usually only allergic to bananas in the spring,” out loud and not feel overly dramatic. Moderately dramatic, maybe. But at least not overly.

    Isaiah CameronIsaiah CameronPrije 9 dana
  • Pineapples got me on those oral allergies

    Taylor ZamoraTaylor ZamoraPrije 9 dana
  • Pluto will always be a planet for me. The planet song is not complete without it.

    Jeddy BearJeddy BearPrije 9 dana
  • “There is no such thing as a hypoallergenic pet” Glares at my goldendoodle you lied.

    George HenryGeorge HenryPrije 9 dana
  • I recon it's lack of exposure the amount system doesn't adapt to it

    stampy Dragonstampy DragonPrije 9 dana
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    michael johnmichael johnPrije 10 dana
  • Benadryl: will put to sleep for a day (24 hours) airline pilot had to wait 30 hours after taking Benadryl

    Sarah GilbertSarah GilbertPrije 10 dana
  • I have a severe latex allergy but over the yrs I've figured out what I can and can't have. Balloons, latex gloves, bananas are a no no. Grapes I can eat some before my mouth gets itchy. I can use rubber bands and play with a basket ball. I learned it's natural latex that I'm allergic to. Didn't know there was a difference for the longest time.

    regina simpsonregina simpsonPrije 10 dana
  • Dr. Mike - love the channel! How often do you refer your patients to their optometrist or ophthalmologist to get their intraocular eye pressure checked after starting steroids? A third of the general population will have a moderate increase in IOP (IOP between 25-31mmHg) after starting any steroid (oral, ophthalmic, injection, nasal spray). 4-6% have a severe steroid response (>31mmHg).

    Emily EmersonEmily EmersonPrije 11 dana
  • Love this . As a new doctor who started his internship. This helps a lot. ALWAYS learn something new while watching your video. Looking forward to your next videos

    Jay MacJay MacPrije 12 dana
  • I get hives every time I am given penicillin amoxicillin... etc.

    Taylor PistoleTaylor PistolePrije 13 dana
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    Nicole BetteNicole BettePrije 13 dana
  • I had the same exact experience as a kid with an incorrect diagnosis, was given penicillin, developed a full body rash a week later and then found out I had mononucleosis!

    Mic_ RMic_ RPrije 13 dana
  • So whenever I eat sweets the back of my throat burns is that normal?

    Leora KlausLeora KlausPrije 14 dana
  • Very interesting video, also as a family medicine doctor, big thanks! I have a question though Dr. Stukus: When you have a patient with a history of penicillin skin rash, like dr. mike, would you consider just adding antihistamine to a future penicillin treatment or would you definitely advise against using this type of AB altogether?

    0Sune00Sune0Prije 15 dana
  • I have an amoxicillin allergy that I got as a kid. I took it every day because I had severe ear aches everyday, but I kept breaking out into hives. It's very good to know that I might grow out of this allergy

    Kailey ChambersKailey ChambersPrije 15 dana
  • Honestly I believe we have less allergies in Germany because people aren't as scared about them and just expose their kids to stuff and we will see if anything happens or not. We can't live in fear of anything happening and we should just give kids food we also eat and just know what symptoms are and how to react if anything does happen.

    MarvelousSandstoneMarvelousSandstonePrije 15 dana
  • My partners immune therapy for cats was cuddling with our bengal cats a lot who produce less of the enzyme he reacts to so he never had any allergic reaction to them. His body was around low amounts of the enzyme all the time and eventually stopped freaking out, even his allergy doctor was shocked how well that worked for him. No reactions to other cats now either and he loves it. Still is allergic to dust though but he is working on that with his doctor now.

    MarvelousSandstoneMarvelousSandstonePrije 15 dana
  • I didn't know oral allergy syndrome had a name. I mean I knew my symptoms were allergy related. I'm allergic to a lot of things so I never thought much about it. Interesting.

    Bethany PatrickBethany PatrickPrije 15 dana
  • Pluto is now referred to as a “Dwarf Planet” but it’s still a planet to me 😊

    CbearCbearPrije 15 dana
  • I got a Slide Stars add on this and the first thing it said was “PLAY AS DR MIKE” I was like .... I know doctor mike but not dr mike bc it’s never DR

    OuijaWolfOuijaWolfPrije 16 dana
  • i’m so late watching this but it’s true about benedryl compared to something like flonase. my allergies in the past few years got so bad that i would have to stop everything and either take nyquil in the middle of the day or several benedryl just to sleep it off and hope that when i wake up it’s not as bad. it never worked but my nose would get red and sore so i’d have no other option. my boyfriend finally got sick of me suffering and bought me a few bottles of flonase and i swear i’ll never use anything else again. i hardly even so much as sneeze since i’ve been using flonase. i can play with my dogs and cat, i can clean with a ton of dust in the air and still be fine. flonase is what people call a god send haha

    amandasux666amandasux666Prije 16 dana
  • Yaknow I notice that I’ve had cats my whole life and I build up like a tolerance to them but if I rub my eyes after petting them they get itchier and red. But I got used to my moms dogs as I spent time with them but after not living with her for a while now when I go over there I sneeze a whole lot and my nose gets very congested from sneezing so much. It’s almost like if you stop drinking for a while you lose your tolerance and get drunk more easily. It’s weird.

    Nicole LiCourtNicole LiCourtPrije 17 dana
  • Doctor Mike, question about food allergies - my mil is allergic to the shells, but not the meat in the shellfish. If she touches lobster shells directly, she has an allergic reaction, but has no allergy to the lobster meat. How is that possible?

    SouthburyGirlSouthburyGirlPrije 17 dana
  • How do I explain to somebody the difference between a doctor suggesting a vaccine and the potential scam you mentioned (of recommending people to be wary of someone trying to sell them a product or service)? I've seen too many arguments comparing the two and I'm curious how you deal with it in your practices.

    AmethystSoldierAmethystSoldierPrije 18 dana
  • Pluto is a dwarf planet apart of the Kuiper belt, a huge ring of asteroids right outside of our solar system. Astronomers have named two other dwarf planets in this belt, Haumea and Makemake, with Pluto being the biggest of the three. These dwarf planets all share a similar orbit that is different from the other planets in the solar system, they are much smaller than the other planets, and they are within a greater asteroid belt at the end of the solar system. These are some of the many reasons they are categorized differently.

    jasmine cummingsjasmine cummingsPrije 18 dana
  • Weird thing: my husband is allergic to certain cats and it helps his symptoms if he rubs his face on a dog.

    Alliene GunnAlliene GunnPrije 18 dana
  • Id love for you guys to have talked about Dermatographism or Chronic Urticaria.

    Stone Rose SoapsStone Rose SoapsPrije 19 dana
  • The Coddling of the American Mind literally talks about the peanut issue. Great read, highly recommend.

    Julia YorkJulia YorkPrije 20 dana
  • my daughter has oral allergy syndrome to the extreme, she reacts to cooked foods as well as raw and frozen and dried and sometimes even e numbers!! she had anaphylaxis from a milkshake :( she is loosing ability to eat so many things now

    CandyCandyPrije 20 dana
  • I'm surprised they had to do a study to figure this out about benedryl. Other people don't get sleepy after taking benedryl? I'm jealous! I literally will not drive after taking it. Benedryl puts me straight to sleep. I actually had someone back into my parked car, while I was in it, but I had just taken benedryl and I couldn't even do anything about it. LOL

    Shallow_ChellShallow_ChellPrije 20 dana
  • I have to vouch for allergy shots! When I was 4 my family moved halfway across the US and the new environment introduced me to a host of new trees, plants, and bugs that I proved to be sensitive to. I was diagnosed with severe asthma (nebulizer twice per day, and pneumonia a few times per year) and I was constantly sick with allergies/ upper respiratory stuff. I started shots at 6 and within two years I was living a mostly normal life. I still got pneumonia once or twice per year until 12, when I seemed to "grow out" of the asthma when I went through puberty. The shots enabled me to go outside and play. We could have pets. I could have stuffed animals. I cannot say if the shots led to the outgrowing of the asthma, but I know I had less asthma symptoms over that time too. I was even able to play sports as a teenager, where as a child I ended up coughing on the side of the soccer field until I vomited. Try shots, parents! They help!

    trombonegirlJHtrombonegirlJHPrije 21 dan
  • "When I was a kid, Pluto was a planet." Put that on a t-shirt.

    IdaIdaPrije 21 dan
  • I have definitely noticed hes gotten skinnier

    Breezy XxBreezy XxPrije 21 dan
  • I'm allergic to cats and dogs, especially German Shepherds. To the point that someone's service dog made me wheeze and my eyes started to swell shut on such a regular basis that my doctor put me on a bunch of meds. I have two cats, a mastiff mix, and (drumroll please) a German Shepherd. Those allergic reactions at school got me on meds that let me get the best dog EVER

    Erin BErin BPrije 22 dana
  • Vaccines are like putting out a BOLO for an viruses.

    JNERDX YouTubeJNERDX YouTubePrije 23 dana
  • i have that same reaction to amoxicillin but i only ever took it the one time as a kid... i felt fine but my skin just looked really messed up... i wonder if its an allergy or not 🤔

    Morgan RiccoMorgan RiccoPrije 23 dana
  • I didn’t think that milk increased mucus production but ever since I was little I would drink some milk or anything dairy and I would have a cough afterwards what does that mean?

    Carly ParksCarly ParksPrije 24 dana
  • I get really bad Oral Allergies, I can't eat uncooked fruit.

    A.C GA.C GPrije 24 dana
  • Hello Doctor Mike, it will be great if you could make a video about "non allergic rhinitis".

    Mcreativity MakwolfMcreativity MakwolfPrije 24 dana
  • When you click on a Doctor Mike video and end up watching the commercials because they're his dang NOOM commercials and your brain is too slow to realize it's the commercial and not the actual video.

    HarleenquinzellxdHarleenquinzellxdPrije 24 dana
  • Just over ten years ago, I had amoxycillin prescribed during a diagnosed viral infection because I also had an ear infection at the time-- and resulted in full body ichy rash. Good to have an explanation for it.

    Anna ButlerAnna ButlerPrije 24 dana
  • Never had oral allergy syndrome

    BmnGameBoyBmnGameBoyPrije 24 dana
  • My mum, who turns 60 on Monday, grew up and spent most of her life with budgies and never had an issue. Then one day we decided to start an aviary and started with just 4 birds. Suddenly my mum could barely breath and had a persistent cough for months. Doctor conducted an allergy test for budgies, cats and dogs and found out she's quite allergic to budgies! She was reluctant to re-home the birds as she didn't believe the doctors and to this day still questions how she can be allergic when she's had them her whole life 😂

    BrownEyedGirlBrownEyedGirlPrije 25 dana
  • why are there so many attractive doctors ? is it a requirement? not only talking about these two, but i see dozens on tiktok and just wow...maybe grey's anatomy was onto something..

    Kassie CohnKassie CohnPrije 25 dana
    • Iirc intelligence and wealth is correlated with good looks/less chance of being overweight. It probably helps that they are usually trying to help people which makes them more attractive on a subjective level too.

      RickRighteous7RickRighteous7Prije 24 dana
  • I have asthma, but no allergies. I've been tested via skin prick tests and blood tests - all negative (no indication of inflammation in blood test). I've seen 4 pulmonologist, and they get so focused on demanding I have allergies. It's frustrating. Any advice on how to choose a pulmonologist, and how to communicate with them to help my asthma?

    Raye HarvilleRaye HarvillePrije 25 dana
  • Dr. Mike is a total hottie. Ugh! 🥺

    Lady AiLady AiPrije 25 dana
  • I delayed vaccines with my son because of his egg allergy. He had an anaphylactic reaction to an oral egg test in his pediatric allergy specialist's office, but no reaction to his vaccines (they kept us in the office to supervise in case of a reaction).

    Rilla GRilla GPrije 25 dana
  • Is it normal to have the inside of the inside of the ears itch. Also when my allergies are bad and I’m sneezing a lot my arm gets tingly and I sometimes see little bright spots like fireflies in my vision. I’ve lived with allergies for years and they just always throw new stuff at me

    Rebecca HarperRebecca HarperPrije 26 dana
  • Have you ever heard of someone being allergic to benadryl?

    Bethany DavisBethany DavisPrije 26 dana
  • You know, I'd much rather keep my cats and get some dogs and cows and stuff and just take Cetrizine the rest of my life than test out which animals don't make me break out in hives. But serious question what is the difference between food intolerance and food allergies? Like how does one diagnose one over the other?

    Christina GamerChristina GamerPrije 26 dana
  • Pluto is a dwarf planet :)

    Caroline FinkeCaroline FinkePrije 26 dana
  • Interesting that Mike has a penicillin reaction and a retired doctor I know also has a severe penicillin allergy! Would be funny if it wasn’t so annoying/dangerous.

    Terry Maximum-EffortTerry Maximum-EffortPrije 27 dana
  • Wait you can have seasonal allergies to food? Interesting.

    buttahpbuttahpPrije 27 dana
  • OMG there is something like hypoallergenic yes... I LOVE LOVE LOVE dogs and cats but I can't have a cat at home, but I can have hypoallergenic dogs, I don't let them lick me because that causes my allergies to flare up but I can play with them, and walk them and feed them. Hypoallergenic dogs don't shed, they smell different and I can feel in my hands and they don't have as much saliva (dander) to deal with. Since I LOVE LOVE LOVE dogs I've volunteered in shelters and I fostered... I can feel the difference in each dog and smell the environment and that does make a difference on my breathing and my allergies. My allergies have been better because I'm focusing on my nutrition but they are manageable and still never goes away.

    Dani LDani LPrije 27 dana
  • Oh my gosh I get the same full body rash when taking z packs.

    Jackie BJackie BPrije 27 dana
  • At the same time, there are dangers to "dirtiness" which is why we clean in the first place. So, I think ultimately the fix will be to figure out how to exercise the immune system safely to minimize sickness, allergies, and long term disease effects.

    GalaxisGalaxisPrije 27 dana
  • The reason Pluto was demoted from planet is that there are many other Trans Neptunium Objects that are the same size or larger than Pluto.. this creates the question of do all of these object become planets also? Or does Pluto get demoted.. the criteria for “planet” was altered and Pluto no longer fits this criteria... therefore; no longer a planet!

    Nefarious OneNefarious OnePrije 27 dana
  • My husband has been severely allergic to the Pertussis vaccine since infancy, he actually DIED for a few minutes after his first shot, and had to be resuscitated. His current Dr. says he MAY not be allergic to it anymore as an adult. HOWEVER his Dr does not recommend him getting the vaccine as an adult... Sometimes allergies are REAL and do not go away. I was allergic to strawberries as a child. (got a rash after eating them). By my mid 20's I could eat strawberries by the handful with no reaction.

    Kathleen KellyKathleen KellyPrije 28 dana
  • So when I was like 12 I touched a bell pepper and I got hives and felt like I couldn’t breath but I’m also allergic to sulfur which is in a lot of pesticides. I really want to try bell peppers cause they are my husbands favorite I don’t know if the reaction was from the pepper or the sulfur should I try bell peppers again?

    Amber McCoyAmber McCoyPrije mjesec
  • As a person with Lupus, I appreciate the name “Immune boosting Disorder”. 😂

    AspenJadeAspenJadePrije mjesec
  • Does oral allergy syndrome also explain mouth itching with walnuts?

    Tia BlackTia BlackPrije mjesec
  • Very interesting. I am to be fair very allergic to many things, I've made treatment during my teen years, I need to go for treatment with an Allergist again, and one of the things I have most reactions nowadays is to milk (i'm allergic to milk protein). What I think it's very weird is that when I got tested years ago, I used to have minimal allergic reactions, so I didn't care that much and continued to consume milk, however, within a couple years I started having more severe allergic reactions, and up to this day everytime it get's worse, and I need to check everything to see if theres milk innit etc, even some flu shots that has milk protein on its composition, i experienced a considerable allergic response, but not immediately (never had an anaphylactic shock, but now i'm starting to be afraid I could have one)

    brie honoratobrie honoratoPrije mjesec
  • Is there a cure for dust allergy? I’m so sick of it and I’m a mess all the time! Help!!!

    Mahira OpelMahira OpelPrije mjesec
  • I’m not alone! 😭 Fresh apples make my mouth itch so much! Sometimes people judge me for being a full grown adult who sliced apples and eats around the skins. 😒

    skribulz7skribulz7Prije mjesec
  • pluto is a dwarf planet. which is a step up from the big asteroids: planetoids.

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  • Excuse me!? I have tried many years to get the flu shot, and EVERY SINGLE TIME I get full body hives, tongue swelling, eyes swelling shut and itchy throat. But I eat eggs with no issues. Sooooo......?

    geegeelyngeegeelynPrije mjesec
  • So, in terms of flu shots, how would you explain side effects? i've only seen resources saying they don't exist, and doctors have only told me it's not from flu shots. My experience, however, has been that every year I get the flu shot, I have full body aches and weakness, itching everywhere, dizziness, and sometimes nausea and stomach issues. Severity goes from "this is yucky but I'm still alive" to "this is debilitating and worse than the flu," changes from year to year. (One year I couldn't raise my arm above 90 degrees for half the year, but that was from Walgreens and hurt like a mf on injection, which makes me think that one was from the needle rather than the vaccine. Other than that one, injection is usually 99% painless) If it weren't for the health and safety of those around me, I wouldn't get the flu shot. I would honestly rather have the flu, but I wouldn't want to give it to anyone around me. It's all honestly kinda, idk, isolating. Everything else I experience, there's someone else to say "oh, me too." With this it's just "no, that's impossible, so it's not happening." Possibly maybe relevant information: The only thing I've ever had a *severe* reaction to was Gardacil. They thought my symptoms were a coincidence on the first dose, but after I reacted worse to my second one they decided to stop giving it. (If someone who's not a doctor is for some reason reading this random comment, they usually give three rounds). I *have* noticed recently that I get an angry stomach with eggs, but I still need to talk with my doctor about it to figure out if it's an intolerance or coincidence. (It's not an allergy (well, I'm not a doctor, but I really doubt it), I've eaten eggs my whole life without anaphylaxis. I've had stomach issues my entire life, which got much better when I stopped eating eggs.) I know you said that egg allergy can't affect flu shots, I just thought it would be relevant to mention. My question for Dr Mike is why? Whyyy do I react so badly, and why am I always told it's not real? My question for anyone randomly scrolling through the comments, do you relate? I just want to hear from atleast one person who's experienced this too cuz it's scary and aaaaaa

    Mary EchoMary EchoPrije mjesec