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Colon problems for a number of years at the moment taking

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colon problems for a number of years at the moment taking bevispas and also probiflora 9 the last few days I have itching patches on my body it is red and swollen could this be an allergy
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Where on your body are the red, itchy areas?

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Also, how long has this been going on?


The red itchy areas are on the side of my upper left leg as wel as on my upper body almost under the left arm

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Still waiting for response the itchy patches has been here for about 3 days

I see you have given me a negative rating. I have not even answered your question yet.
I am sorry that the chat system froze up, but I can not control that.
I am sorry to see that you have given me a poor rating for the assistance I have provided. Ratings do not apply to system malfunctions...only to the quality of the expert.
I would ask that you give me a chance to provide you with further data so that you have the information you need to address your issue.
I would appreciate a good or excellent rating and will work hard to obtain it if given the chance.
Thank you.
Sorry about the technical problems with the chat system.
To answer your question:
Yes. Your rash could be due an allergic reaction to the Bevispas you are taking. I do not think it is from the probiflora 9 you are taking although, technically, this is possible too.
These allergic reactions can occur anytime during therapy, even if you have been taking this medication for many years.
I would call your doctor today and see if she would like to change you to another medication.
Does this answer your question to your satisfaction?
I hope this information was helpful for you. But I do work for tips so I want to make sure you are happy with me before rating me. If you have another question on this or a related issue feel free to fire away. And please let me know if the rating system gives you any troubles.
Thanks in advance,
Dr. Rick
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Thanks for reply do you think I can just stop using the Bevispas I am due to go on a 11Hour plane trip withing 4 days and that could be very uncomfortable

That is an excellent question and, to be entirely truthful, without knowing a lot more about your medical history, how the buvispas has helped or not, etc I really can not give you a useful answer to that question.
I'm sure you can understand the limitations "chatting" on the internet places on my ability to form an opinion on an important question like that.
The best person to ask this question to would be your doctor. I'd pick up the phone and give her a call before you leave on your trip across the World.
I realized that this was not the answer you were hoping to hear but it would be unfair to you and unprofessional of me were I to provide you with anything less than truthful and honest information.
It's safe for you to press the positive feedback button now if you so desire. And, never fear, even after you press that button I don't go up in a puff of smoke -- I'll still be right here to continue helping you, but, as I do work for tips, I want to make sure you are happy before rating me.
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