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Does anyone else suffer from severe PTSD from anaphylaxis?

Does anyone else suffer from severe PTSD from anaphylaxis?

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

The doctors have given me PTSD. The harm that they've done is unfathomable.

I have good doctors now, thank goodness... but I still would rather be… read more

posted 5 months ago

What should i bring to my appointment

What should i bring to my appointment

I have a appointment with the allergist thurs the 10th

should i bring my log my primary made me make although i am staying away from those things she said to?

any advice on what i need to ask or bring would be awesome

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

And I was prescribed an epi pen

posted over 2 years ago

Have First Responders ever given you grief?

Have First Responders ever given you grief?

Last week I had an anaphylaxic reaction to a new antibiotic I was taking. I was home alone and knew I was in trouble so I called my local emergency number. When the First Responders (Firefighters here) arrived I handed them my medic alert card with all my allergies and told them that I had administered an epipen prior to their arrival. They started questioning me and giving me grief as to why I would have injected myself when this medication wasn't on my list of… read more

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

Yes, I have heard about this. Supposedly it helps because during an allergic reaction your system becomes too acidic and the baking soda/Alka Seltzer… read more

posted 6 months ago

Itching vomiting hives

Itching vomiting hives

I have been allergic to gliten etc for jist over a year now and i had a very sudden allergic reaction to a tomato sauce on tuesday i drank milk on friday and had another and after eating a gliten free dinner this evening yet another never been so violent before i broke out in hives on face and has bad swelling to abdoment face and neck has anyone else had these experiences ? and if anyone is anaphalactic is it true your wind pipe would close over within first half hour i am going to see dr… read more

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

Maybe you should go to an allergist and get tested for more allergens, including milk and tomatoes. You might be allergic to more than you realize right… read more

posted about 3 years ago

Alpha Gal Allergies

Alpha Gal Allergies

Who has this? Finally requested doctors office blood testing for Lymes. Not sure of that result as it is not available or wasn't ordered however, I tested positive for Alpha Gal. What guidance were you advised besides avoiding Beef Pork and Lamb? Realize this also includes No meats from any hoofed animals including wild game. New journey. Continue eating Medeterrian diet-lifestyle for (our) health issues and easiest for two retirees.

Have Self referred for appointment to allergist for food… read more

SCHOOL DISTRICT POLICY & PROCEDURES

SCHOOL DISTRICT POLICY & PROCEDURES

Has your child’s school district succeeded in providing a safe and inclusive learning environment for your child? If so, what is the school district’s policy on food allergies, better yet please give me link to the policy.

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

I am a teacher with a severe strawberry allergy that has progressively gotten to the point of anaphylaxis with just scent. Our school has been very… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

Anyone else have a citrus fruit allergy? Looking for someone who shares this as I feel like I'm the only one!,

Anyone else have a citrus fruit allergy? Looking for someone who shares this as I feel like I'm the only one!,

For so long I have been searching for a allergy sufferer of citrus just like myself. Find shopping for food ridiculously hard as most things contain concentrated lemon juice etc. Would just like a friend who understands how much of a pain it is!

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

I am allergic to all citrus fruit. Hives and swelling are my problems with it. I find it difficult to get prepared foods or eat out without really… read more

posted 9 months ago

How do I stop the craving for Shellfish? I will die if I even try to eat it again. SOMEONE HELP MEEEEEE

How do I stop the craving for Shellfish? I will die if I even try to eat it again. SOMEONE HELP MEEEEEE

I grew up eating all types of shellfish and seafood (fish) Feast of the 7 fish on Christmas eve (Italian tradition). Within the past 6 years the allergy was getting worse but I know i can't eat it but i have been doing nothing but craving it. What do i do?

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

doing better, but i keep a food diary and always ask when i go out to eat if everything is gluten free and if they have a menu! thank you for asking,… read more

posted over 3 years ago