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I have been allergic all...
I have been allergic all my life, have numerous allergies like Polen, Wheat (when i eat it), cat hair, etc. etc.I am 1.72m, 65 kg, 7% bf otherwise very healthy, sporty person, who does not drink alcohol or smoke, i eat mostly fresh cooked food, which all helps to keep my allergy in check.I had an accident with my bicycle and got desinfected with Octenidin dihydrochlorid on site and then later in hospital with Povidon-Iod.This caused a major allergic rection, where i got a red flush all over my body and my blood pressure was all over the place.I got prescribed 25 mg of cortisone / day for 2 weeks.After the first 25 mg dosage the rashes cleared up and all was fine.A few weeks later my hands suddenly went hot and i got some kind of rash on my hands.
A later got this also on the back of my head and in other places.I also got heatburn in my stomach suddenly at the same times my hands where getting hot.I am now very sensitive to heat and always get those hot hands as soon as i start sweating a bit.I also have a itching sentation all over my body and get some redness with it.When i tried to go on with my regular exercise, I was immediately getting VERY itchy all over the place. Especially on spots where i have hair or get sweaty.I cant keep up my regular excercise regimen anymore and its also hard to concenrate at work when i am itching all over the place.It seems like my immunesystem has gone completely haywire, since the allergic reactin which i had.Interresstingly, when i eat a lot of sugary foods, it seems to calm down a bit.
Otherwise VERY cold showers seem to help a bit.
And using the cortisone does help a bit .. but not as much as you would expect.Can anybody at least tell me what this kind of issue is called?
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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 4 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 4 months ago

Hi do you still need help?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
If you have an theory on my symptoms, I would be glad.
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

what have you tried medication wise?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I mentionied already in my 1st Post.
I tried to use cortisone 25 mg / day.
Cortisone cream.It seemed to to lessen the condition a bit, but not relieve it.I have this condition for 3-4 months now.
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

No I mean oral meds

like anti histamines

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I also mentioned that i used 20mg Cetrizine (Antihistamine) per day.
I raised the dosage up to 60 mg per day.
But there was no difference in symtoms.
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

have you seen an allergist for testing yet?

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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

just click send to reply

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I have recently seen an allergist, he did make a blood allergy panel.
He detected several IgE Allergies to different kinds of food.
All of them where there before and i have already been avoiding them for the last 8 years.I did also get a Prick test for Environmental Allergies, some of then I cannot avoid like Pollen or Dust.Lately I saw that the flare up and itching is directly correlated with body temperature and sweat.
As soon as I do a hot shower, i will be itching all over again. Even if I only do shower with water.
The most itchy spots are on the back of my head, and on my palms.
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

You could have heat induced urticaria

that is a syndrome of mast cell degeneration related to heat

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Is there a way to get a diagnosis for this?
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

Yes, you can see an allergist for heat testing

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