Common Allergy Myths BUSTED

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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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  • Me crying having an allergy (nuts)

    Whamegafan2005 -MeganWhamegafan2005 -Megan12 tuntia sitten
  • Is it just me or does the doctor lowkey look like schmidt (glasses) from Greys Anatomy

    Jireh CastroJireh Castro19 tuntia sitten
  • The soggy meat additionly polish because rooster only punch at a sloppy eyelash. abiding, lying parallelogram

    Chicken PersonChicken PersonPäivä sitten
  • In 2006 Pluto was down graded to a dwarf planet after finding other neighboring dwarf planets all over the kuiper belt :O

    Hollow XfHollow XfPäivä sitten
  • Being attractive makes you a doctor, this guy doesn’t know what he’s diagnosing, but he is using his looks to pretend to be medically knowledgeable. Take some Benadryl and you’ll be fine. Just another fakir...

    MetrosplashMetrosplashPäivä sitten
  • I have allergic reactions to stuff. Is that enough of a sign to show that I am allergic?

    Baby CakesBaby Cakes3 päivää sitten
  • The only fruit im allergic to, is banana. Anything banana is no good for me, which is why at the dentist when they use the numbing solution before the shot, i freak out and my body automatically tenses up cause of the flavor

    Overgaywatch CosplaysOvergaywatch Cosplays3 päivää sitten
  • My pediatrition told me I wasn't allergic to peanuts anymore according to a blood test except, whoops I'm allergic to peanuts according to my skin when I touched some peanut butter lol

    MadelineMadeline6 päivää sitten
  • What about full blown wide-spectrum adult onset allergies? I never started getting allergies (except for cats, I've always been allergic to cats) until I started puberty. As I got older, I developed severe mold, dust, tree and grass pollen allergies (I couldn't even cut the grass for 10 minutes, after taking allergy medication 20-30 minutes prior), and when I was about 15 I started developing food allergies (oral). In my 20s, I started getting stomach upset (severe pain) and cramping when I'd eat an oral allergen (I couldn't stay away from bananas, they were my favorite). Its to the point now, where in the last 5 years (I'm 31), I can't even eat banana bread anymore- it just feels like a rock in my gut and a knife being twisted in my stomach at the same time. I'm super allergic to a ton of different animals now, too. I'm allergic to even more foods than I'm NOT allergic to. It's quite irritating trying to eat anywhere besides my own home because even a cross contamination will send me home with a swollen mouth/throat and upset gut. I haven't gone into full blown anaphylaxis (yet), but I have broken out in hives several times within a few hours of eating, and I even have adverse reactions to the medicine they give you to stop the hives 😑 I'm on several different allergy medications (abuterol as needed, generic Flonase, generic Singulair AND zyrtec *daily* for the last 4.5 years) and *still* have severe reactions.

    TheGreeneBeadTheGreeneBead6 päivää sitten
  • When I was really young I had a peanut allergy. I got fed lots of peanuts and it went away, so I can definitely agree with this video.

    RobloxPlayer_001RobloxPlayer_0016 päivää sitten
  • Apparently I’m allergic to being genetically attractive, you are what society considers attractive, I guess, I’m to date, am not. You get a you tube channel, I can’t pay my bills.

    MetrosplashMetrosplash6 päivää sitten
  • Dr. Mike has great comparisons and I enjoy that very much 🙂🙂

    aria polizziaria polizzi8 päivää sitten
  • I do know that because I have cEDS, there are some things that all cEDS zebras have in common...but at the same time, certain things are absolutely unique to each person. My doctor had never met someone with any type of EDS before me, but he was incredibly open to learning as much as possible, and was happy to read any info I brought in for him to familiarize himself with, strictly because this particular issue was something I had to deal with. My PCP is now better educated in this syndrome, and I am a happy, well cared for patient. Big thing is he LISTENS to me, and trust me to know my own body. He also knows that if I come in complaining of pain? It’s BAAAAD, because I detest pain medication and he knows it, lol. (He also had to learn that after a lifetime of doing it, both my husband and I KNOW how to reduce my partial and even full subluxations and can instantly tell if it’s in or not. If I can’t get it, I’ll come in. It makes him a bit green sometimes, lol, but I do occasionally have to come in). I’m actually one of those people who DO occasionally react to vaccinations. It’s not that huge of a deal, I just get it at our local ER, and they stand by with the epi, which HAS been needed about a handful of times (I’m 53). Yet I can absolutely eat eggs without a single problem. 🤷🏻‍♀️ Ah the joys of being a statistical weirdo, lol.

    Wendy HWendy H8 päivää sitten
  • So I'm not allergic to penicillin (I literally just got off it) but both my grandmother and mother are and their allergy to it didn't occur until they were adults. My mom's happened in her early 20's, and my grandmother's happened in her 30's. I am the only person in my family without allergies somehow.

    Midnight NyxMidnight Nyx9 päivää sitten
  • Is there any treatment that would help make food allergies more tolerable?

    Angel FermaintAngel Fermaint9 päivää sitten
  • my mum used those nose sprays daily... for years... not a good idea...

    Eva Lise Højen JensenEva Lise Højen Jensen10 päivää sitten
  • Give dog or cat a bath every two to four weeks. The bath washes away dander and with greatly reduced dander, there is little to no allergic reactions. Yes a cat can have a regular bath, shower. Start when kitten and they look forward to their bath.

    Geoffrey ThorbergGeoffrey Thorberg10 päivää sitten
  • I just noticed how much doctor mike nods when he’s listening to someone

    Fish SamtaFish Samta10 päivää sitten
  • I wish I had this guy as my allergy specialist. I had my first and also very severe allergic reactions about 1-2 years ago. I was never allergic to anything and then I guess my body changed. I ended up in the ER TWICE IN A ROW because I had zero clue as to what was causing it. Also am apparently allergic to Benadryl. So when I took it. It made it all worse. I literally looked like someone tried to burn me alive with cooking oil or acid. my skin had bubbles as if i was burned. my eyes where so swollen i couldn't see. I felt like someone lit me on fire. I was in so much pain. I went to the allergy specialist and when i circled the whole body on the chart on the paper. I could hear the nurses laughing that it was impossible. When they went out to get me. They both shut up immediately wide eyed. all of my skin was covered in welts, rash, hives, swelling, itching, burning. The only thing I didn't have was that my throat didn't close. I was having such a bad reaction. My skin was even reacting to human touch. Apparently my histamines was so high I developed something called, Demotographia? I saw the specialist for all but 10 minutes after they did a full allergy test. He basically just said he was surprised i was alive because my histamine levels were deathly high. He basically told me I was screwed. He didn't really give me any advice or comfort and just said that i had to take 10 shots a week. (Which I can't afford even after insurance) The nurses were extremely rude. I tried the allergy test for a month until my wallet ran dry from how expensive it is. Plus I was tired of the nurses using my arms as target practice. I had to go to my primary physician and had him prescribe me epipens for emergencies and he ordered me some cream for relief of when my skin burns, flonase for when its spring time allergies and over the counter zyrtec for everything else. I'm able to avoid most foods although its difficult when i have a rare allergy to rice and most foods contain rice. At least thanks to Covid I don't look weird wearing a mask outside. Its unfortunate that there are bad health care staff giving good health care staff bad rep. I had such a terrible experience there that i've refused to seek help again for my definitely out of control allergies.

    ZuzuZuzu11 päivää sitten
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    daisy aka billie fandaisy aka billie fan11 päivää sitten
  • Thanks for advice it helps keep going

    GK BfGK Bf11 päivää sitten
  • I took an allergy test several years ago and it found nothing. It was the traditional prick test. Yet I know for sure that I have allergies. I live with a stuffy nose and allergy symptoms. How can this be?

    Emily_ GrossEmily_ Gross11 päivää sitten
  • My mom more is 60 and about 2 years ago she found out she gets an itchy mouth when eating Cantaloupe. She also has seasonal allergies to outdoor pollination. She only came to have the itchy mouth when she was in her 50s.

    Emily_ GrossEmily_ Gross11 päivää sitten
  • You know, I'm watching this, and all I could think of for ten minutes was what the scent of the candle is on the counter in the background

    Alex CosmosAlex Cosmos11 päivää sitten
  • I really like the episode, I hope next time you are able to cover cholinergic urticaria and heat or cold hives, etc.

    Hasnaat AhmadHasnaat Ahmad11 päivää sitten
  • oral allergy syndrome, thank you! Yes, I'm that person out there thinking I was going crazy that I felt allergic to *raw* celery. Cooked, I was fine. Raw, my mouth and throat itch like crazy.

    Sara WaltmanSara Waltman11 päivää sitten
  • I have a question, I have anaphylaxis (food allergies) I’m also allergic to dogs and cats, I have a question for cats and dogs I take levocetirizine I’m from the Netherlands but is this the same drug as Benadryl as u all call it? And is the EpiPen everywhere in the world the same?

    Mirthe christiaansMirthe christiaans12 päivää sitten
  • That is something I would never think about! When I was little I had allergic reaction to something that contains amoxicillin and never thought about it to test myself again. Ha, never mentioned it at doctors as well 🤣

    Ania StrumiłowskaAnia Strumiłowska12 päivää sitten
  • I'm one of those people that my medical file says I have a penicillin allergy, but I do not. I've been allergy tested and currently receive shot therapy. I had chronic nasal and eye allergies with random hives that wasn't controllable with daily medication. So, I asked for a referral and I got a prick test. I had about 30 substantial positives from the standard back panel, but ZERO of them were mold allergies. Mold was the only class of common allergens I had no reactions to. I was allergic to almost of the animals, and literally every pollen except for plantain weed. Many of the trees I was tested for don't even exist in the part of the world I live in, but I was still highly reactive to them. As part of getting care for my allergies, the clinic took over my asthma treatment as well. No one in my family has asthma except for me, and I didn't have childhood asthma. Although I remember teachers asking me in high school and maybe even in middle school if I had asthma or an inhaler, so maybe I did and no one thought to mention it to my parents to have me tested. I started developing noticeable asthma in my early 20s, after an episode of bronchitis/borderline walking pneumonia. My asthma only got worse as I got older. Well as it turns out I have chronic inflammation asthma not spasmatic constrictive asthma. Lung testing revealed that the medications my GP had been attempting to control my asthma with, didn't have a particle size small enough to reach the area of my lungs where the inflammation was occurring. After getting on a different steroid with a smaller particle size my asthma improved drastically. My lung function is so much better now through a combination of the right steroids and the years of allergy shots, that my doctor is now attempting to wean me off the steroids over the next few years, and has reduced my steroids. Anyway, point of this comment was to point out that I do not have a penicillin allergy as it turns out. However, even after telling my other doctors I don't actually have that allergy, most of them choose to keep penicillin listed as an allergy. My understanding is that although I am not allergic I still have significant side effects from antibiotics in the penicillin family (such as diarrhea, stomach cramping, and vomiting,) so they still obviously do not want to prescribe them to me, and keeping it on my chart as an allergy is just an easy way to avoid me being given the medication. Also, I'm really happy you touched on the whole auto-immune being an overactive immune system. I am also in the auto-immune spectrum. I've had to explain to SO many other people that having an auto-immune condition doesn't mean you have an weakened immune system UNLESS you are taking steroids to treat your condition which is literally weakening your immune system to manage your illness. I developed hypothyroid at 16, which seemed awfully early, early enough I struggled to find a doctor willing to medicate me despite my blood results. My GP at the time wasn't comfortable prescribing me synthroid, because I was "young" and should be able to "push through it" despite my symptoms being severe. Her advice to me was to exercise more. I was sleeping 15 hours a day, felt like I was starving constantly. I literally hid food in my pockets and in my backpack to eat during classes. I slept through so much of high school I ended up graduation 2 years late. I even had teachers whose classes I was unable to stay awake during accuse me of being on drugs. My high school advisor even recommended I just drop-out and get a GED. My memory was shot, my hair was thinning, even when my stomach was full I felt like I was starving, I had joint pain, but surprisingly I didn't gain that much weight. It took over a year of convincing to get my mother to get a second opinion, which is weird, because she has hypothyroid, so you'd think she would have understood. Anyway I ended up getting on the meds and my life totally changed, those years are a blur, my brain woke back up, I went from being a Ds & Fs student to an As & Bs student. My hypothyroid rapidly progressed to where by 25 I was on full replacement with no hope of ever getting any functions back. Around the time I was 20 I had enough of my doctor under prescribing my thyroid over an abundance of caution and got a referral and found myself an endocrinologist. Hypothyroid isn't enough to see an endocrinologist over normally, but I insisted. They immediately got me on the right dose that managed my symptoms and was still well inside the bell curve. I asked this doctor, why is my hypothyroid so bad? Why did I get it so young? He explained to me about hashimoto's, it's assumed I have that. We decided that my insurance might not cover it, but he could order a thyroid aggressive antibody test, and check my levels. Well, they were VERY high, about 100% higher than normal. I learned so much from that one test. My endocrinologist immediately was able to take that test and tell me I was 99.9% confirmed to have hashimoto's and laid out the progression of my condition would follow clear as day. Basically, just a downward slope, steadily worsening, until I hit the bottom. Told me what to expect from it for the rest of my life, making me an advocate for my own health. No expectation of recovering any function, once I hit that full replacement (which happened rapidly, within a couple years), he told me to get tested 30 days after I start or stop estrogen birth control, as soon as I get pregnant to call and have my dosage increased BEFORE it shows up in my bloodwork or I'll be chasing hypothyroid the whole pregnancy, and he told me my medication would need to go down after menopause. He explained to me the whole relationship between estrogen and T4 that gets stored into fat cells, how the medication bonds to calcium in the gut making that molecule too large to pass into the blood stream through the bowels, and how the auto-immune condition damages the thyroid so the pores that convert T3 to T4 become scarred. I learned so much from him that now I find myself educating other women in my life that are newer to having hypothyroid. BTW I am now 32 now, I'm a fine dining chef. I did go on to do about two years of college toward Bachelors of Science with double majors in Biochemistry and Biological Sciences and maintained a 4.0 GPA while working, before I ended up having to drop-out due to medical and financial problems. I originally wanted to get into genetic research in the academic field and professorship, but I never finished my degree. There were lots of reasons for this, but I ended up sort of falling into the culinary field. I started making waves and climbing the culinary ladder quickly and I enjoyed the work. I am now getting a chef certificate with honors, considering going into chef consulting and or teaching in the future. I often found that when I was sick regularly, or very sick, my thyroid didn't drop as much. However, when I had lengths of 6-12 months were I hardly got ill at all, my thyroid function would tank. It really seemed like when my immune system wasn't occupied, it attacked my thyroid more aggressively than times when I had a lot of exposure to infections.

    Ariel McGoldrickAriel McGoldrick12 päivää sitten
  • I couldn't have cows milk as a baby. I literally projectile vomited after and I could only have soy based formula.

    Myree MillsMyree Mills12 päivää sitten
  • Dr. Mike: PLEASE do a video on Lyme disease and what you know about it! An important topic that can be such a mystery/long, hard journey for patients and doctors alike.

    MaryMary12 päivää sitten
  • People: when you eat blueberries they boost your immune system! Me: when I eat blueberries I get hives!

    MaryMary12 päivää sitten
  • I also heard about how places with lower exposure to parasites have higher allergy rates. I wonder if places with higher pollen allergy rates are correlated with places with fewer natural outdoor spaces, or fewer wind-distributed pollen-producing plants.

    Colleen WilliamsColleen Williams13 päivää sitten
  • I have a severe antibiotic allergy and found out when I was two due to an ear infection. The allergy is still just as severe and I'm 18 now. I go into anaphylactic shock and they give me 3 different steroids (usually: prednisone, prednisolone and methylprednisone). I've never gotten a shot of epinephrine. What are your thoughts?

    Ashlie HopgoodAshlie Hopgood13 päivää sitten
  • I would like to hear his take on food intolerances v. allergies, specifically IgG v. IgE tests. Hopefully you see this comment. Thank you for your consideration!🙏

    Kristen CKristen C14 päivää sitten
  • Pluto is a space frisbee

    Game_ON_ GamerzGame_ON_ Gamerz14 päivää sitten
  • Pluto is a dwarf planet according to the guys who determine what celestial bodies have what characteristics. There was some sort of vote that was taken over the evidence by these taxonomists, and the answer was fraught with uncertainty. This is not firsthand info to me. But even though these people determined Pluto not to be a planet but a dwarf planet,many scientists are still arguing. I find it funny that this happened right around the time a tenth planet (including Pluto as 9) came around. I find it funny that someone called it "Planet X" (and then Xena with moon Gabrielle) and then someone demoted it to planet 9. I think they were being the most awful party pooper.

    Ginny JollyGinny Jolly14 päivää sitten
  • "Science knows it doesn't know everything, otherwise it would stop." is still the best way I heard explained why practices change, but also why we haven't fixed every 'old' disease yet.

    WantedVisualsWantedVisuals15 päivää sitten
  • "theres probably somone watching this with oral allergy syndrom." me sitting watching this litterally 20 mins after i complained to my mum about having an ichy mouth after eating a salad

    Denethi HDenethi H15 päivää sitten
  • With adult onset Dairy and Egg allergies: can I try to slowly introduce these allergens to change my reaction to them? I've always heard about doing this with childhood allergies, but I've not seen anything for adults.

    sherrylynn8779sherrylynn877915 päivää sitten
  • PEACHES the oral allergy thing happens to me with peaches! Thank you! I finally know!

    S VS V15 päivää sitten
  • can you just be allergic to it's hair.

    Cloe FulkCloe Fulk16 päivää sitten
  • I have asked every doctor and every specialist I've ever seen to answer my question about why I sneeze after I eat 😂 I have terrible allergies (seasonal). I'm on medication for it, and it doesn't matter what I eat or when (including ice cream) I will sneeze.... But it doesn't happen all the time 😂😂 it's very strange

    Retro_AnimationRetro_Animation16 päivää sitten
  • my mom has severe allergy to pineapples (and that fruit family). My mom is allergic to cats, as is my sister, but she found a cat breed that does not trigger her allergy. She is also deadly allergy to strawberries like my mom is with pineapple. (i feel proud i saved my mom. we got fried rice from a grocery store food salad bar, i was eating that part on my plate first, found something sweet and squishy, and warned my mom. She could not eat 90% of the food, but we grabbed something else for her. We were peeved because it was not on the list of what the fried rice had in it.

    Damien BurroughsDamien Burroughs16 päivää sitten
  • Americans have an allergy against everything.

    j7ndominica0j7ndominica017 päivää sitten
  • Bamba is one of the best snacks!!! Come to Israel!!

    Nehara HadadNehara Hadad17 päivää sitten
  • Once I went in for a full body rash and the urgent care doc diagnosed me with ringworm because one single spot of it on my neck sort of looked like it. Turns out I’m allergic to naprosin, total diagnosis fail.

    shift shapershift shaper17 päivää sitten
  • Does no one see the SCOTCH BROOM at the center of the screen in an allergy video? :D Love that subtle poke.

    Horse 'n' Round Fiber StudioHorse 'n' Round Fiber Studio18 päivää sitten
  • I’d love to know your thought on this, so I’m 25 and back when I was 16 or so I had been prescribed the z pack and have a head to toe hive reaction (sausage fingers and all), I stopped the z pack and took Benadryl hives went away and all good right?? Nope!! I was prescribed amoxicillin since I was allergic to z pack well all was good until I had to take Benadryl again for allergies, then I hived up again! I’ve since in the last years taken amoxicillin alone and been perfectly fine and same with Benadryl, but the moment I took them both I had head to toe hives. I’ve had doctors laugh in my face when I tell them this and say there is no way and I’m wrong. What causes this?

    Lorrie GibsonLorrie Gibson18 päivää sitten
  • I have asthma and it comes when the weather changes

    Crew AdvetureCrew Adveture19 päivää sitten
  • Thank you so much for reducing my allergy anxiety

    Екатерина ФедороваЕкатерина Федорова19 päivää sitten
  • My mum and sister were allergic to cats until I came home with mine, and they eventually got used to her and now we have three cats and no allergies. How is this possible?

    DanniT1995DanniT199519 päivää sitten
  • I wanna know who is only here because they have and allergy or allergies and wanted to know more about it or wanted to know what to do I’m allergic to peanuts, what about you guys who do have allergies?

    Denki KaminariDenki Kaminari19 päivää sitten
  • 2:07 man THANK YOU FOR THIS. i had to switch my daughter's pediatrician because she came in with a chronic dry cough, no other symptoms, we've had dogs in the home since before she was born and 5 years in she gets this cough, and the ped is immediately just "it's dog allergies." didn't do any tests whatsoever, wouldn't listen to anything else i had to say. she had this cough for EIGHT MONTHS because her ped wouldn't consider any diagnosis other than allergies and wouldn't prescribe anything other than claritin and nebulizers. when i finally switched... bronchial infection. an aggressive round of antibiotics and she was right as rain, cough never came back. my husband also gets a lot of doctors waving off his chronic rhinitis as allergies even when it is consistent year-round and in any environment and he actually does have other allergies so he knows the difference between an allergic reaction and whatever's causing this constant runny nose.

    dietotakudietotaku20 päivää sitten
  • I do not agree with the reflux my child had a very serious condition and reflux was the main symptom that caused her have to tested. She could not hold her formula down, she'd throw up (reflux) right after she'd been feed. I strongly disagree or at least this should have been said differently not told it's "normal". It was not a "Landry problem ". I'm no expert but I had be an advocate for her since she could not speak. I still love your content.

    Tamara MaynezTamara Maynez20 päivää sitten
  • My son wasn't allowed to get the flu shot because he severely allergic to shellfish. Is that still relevant/accurate? Pluto is a "dwarf planet" that orbits our sun :)

    Monique ColeMonique Cole20 päivää sitten
  • Pluto is now classified as a dwarf planet.

    Scott FanninScott Fannin20 päivää sitten
  • Pluto is a Dwarf planet

    Top Product’sTop Product’s21 päivä sitten
  • I have numerous allergies, asthma, and eczema. One of my allergies is to eggs. I have been able to get the flu shot safely for over 10 years without a single reaction.

    Emilie ElizabethEmilie Elizabeth21 päivä sitten
  • My husband starting having symptoms of allergies after we got out cat. Eyes swollen, nose running, and he would get better after being away from the cat for a while. We found Ace Allergy Drops for cats and found a vet that would prescribe it for us. It is 5 mg of Acepromazine mixed with 30 mg of water. I give this to Angus daily (only 6 drops) and after a couple weeks my husband's allergies lessened. We knew it was a hit or miss. 50% of people were "cured", while 25% had no change and 25% were helped. It is now 4 years later and Angus is still taking the allergy drops (we ran out once before and after a few days my husband started to get sick again) and my husband has to take allergy medicine twice a day. We didn't give up right away because we didn't want to break our daughters' hearts and didn't want to have to return the cat back to the rescue we got him from.

    Belinda ClemBelinda Clem21 päivä sitten
  • Awesome vid you guys answered all my questions, my allergies are animals, dust, seeds, grass (anytime of the season), some fruits and veggies as-swell as peanuts specifically walnuts. my neighbour can cut his grass (a small piece) that is very far from my house on the farm next door and it feels like I could die for the whole day as-if I had cut my own grass and stuck my face into the fresh cut grass...

    Flat SpeedFlat Speed22 päivää sitten
  • I recently learned that I may have a mild allergy to radishes. This was discovered when i tried a slice of dicon radish (large white radishes unsure of spelling sorry) and after trying it i commented that it had the same burning numbing flavor as red radishes. My sister and my mom(mom is a nurse) looked at me like i had 3 heads and informed me if it tasted numb i was probably mildly allergic and should be careful. It had never occurred to me that mild reactions could just include weird mouth stuff. To be fair all i ever heard about in school was the kind that can kill you.

    Rebecca WashburnRebecca Washburn22 päivää sitten

    Sensitive Petal FlowerSensitive Petal Flower22 päivää sitten
  • I get a sore throat when I eat honeydew. The pain and discomfort when I eat avocado is no compare. So i still eat honeydew occasionally but I always avoid the other.

    Sensitive Petal FlowerSensitive Petal Flower22 päivää sitten
  • Pluto is now considered a "Dwarf Planet" in case you're curious. 🙂

    Jermiah RobertsonJermiah Robertson22 päivää sitten
  • 32:21 who was the lucky girl 😉

    ElsoElso22 päivää sitten
  • My parents didn’t believe me when I said I have oas!

    Karaline TaltyKaraline Talty23 päivää sitten
  • yay

    SamSam23 päivää sitten
  • In my family with two professional singers it’s never “DON’T DRINK MILK!”. It is “DRINK WATER!” and only water (or tea and honey) before a performance.

    Madeline GoldingMadeline Golding23 päivää sitten
  • I've had reactions to both Amoxicillin (from Penicillin) and Bactum (a Sulfa based antibiotic) as an adult. What is going on with me? Am I just going to react to nearly every antibiotic?

    key_vkey_v23 päivää sitten
  • The shaggy pull supposedly drag because active histologically carry upon a real poppy. equal, wretched bestseller

    George GeorgeGeorge George23 päivää sitten
  • I have seen a guy that had a sudden onset of Tree nut Allergy how can this happen? My Granpa got a shot of Penicillin after he got wound the wound fell in he also got nauseous when eating honey.

    Josef StrydomJosef Strydom24 päivää sitten
  • pretty sure i have oral allergy syndrome cause during ragweed season if i eat strawberries i get tiny itchy bumps from my jawline to my hips for days

    KatieKatie24 päivää sitten
  • As someone with a severe airborne peanut allergy, I have a question. My mother is expecting soon, and when the baby is old enough and ready to eat semi-solids, how will he be exposed to the allergens that I cannot be around?

    Brooklyn McCreadyBrooklyn McCready25 päivää sitten
  • omg bamba im so glad they know about that

    Sara JaneSara Jane25 päivää sitten
  • I have some bad allergies (none at life threatening) but it has been so bad that I haven’t been able to smell (and sometimes not be able to taste) for 7 years. I’ve gotten polyps surgery, but it just helped me be able to breath, I am still disabled unfortunately. Idk what to do at this point lol

    Stars FallingStars Falling25 päivää sitten
  • Is anyone else allergic to soy?

    Carena SmithCarena Smith25 päivää sitten
  • My doctor said I was allergic to almonds. But since I never got a reaction to eating almonds I could continue eating them.

    da fresh boyda fresh boy25 päivää sitten
  • Lol thanks.. just got an answer for a question i'we been wondering years.. why my mouth and lips goes crazy sometimes when eating vegetables...

    länsi lahtilänsi lahti25 päivää sitten
  • When I was 16 a spot test told me I was allergic to cats and dogs. Then around 24 I had blood test that said that I'm totally not allergic to cats or dogs BUT I am deathly allergic to guinea pigs! 🤔

    Judit BaráthJudit Baráth25 päivää sitten
    • I tested as allergic to cockroaches. 🤷🏼‍♀️

      Laudanum 1987Laudanum 198724 päivää sitten
  • The filthy glockenspiel anecdotally disapprove because cotton biosynthetically save apropos a humdrum owl. whispering, sparkling thunder

    Rizzy RaeeRizzy Raee25 päivää sitten
  • Oh my gosh. Oral allergy syndrome. My parents thought I was lying for YEARS about celery, apples, and carrots making my mouth and tongue itch and swell because I never complained when they were cooked. Now I know that's actually a thing! Medical education, peewoop!

    Honoria KayeHonoria Kaye25 päivää sitten
  • I LOVE BAMBA!!!!! 😋

    D SchroederD Schroeder25 päivää sitten
  • What is doctor mike drinking from the wine glass tho?

    jessie mayfieldjessie mayfield27 päivää sitten
  • When my allergy flares up and i dont have my meds, ice cream and cold drinks are my answer, and if I am home I lie on my back and try to keep my nose warm.

    POOJA REGHUPOOJA REGHU27 päivää sitten
  • Man, Benadryl makes me hyper it doesn’t make me sleepy which I’ve always found weird cause it seems I’m the only person it affects like that in my family

    AzarahAzarah28 päivää sitten
  • Pluto is a dwarf planet.

    m mm m28 päivää sitten
  • My dad is allergic to cats and dogs, we adopted a dog that was a 3 breed, my dad didn’t have symptoms.

    RobotBoy TRBRobotBoy TRB28 päivää sitten
  • Hey Dr Mike, I understand that the use of antihistamines for allergies can be sedative to the point of being harmful. My Dr. has me on Vistaril to help with my anxiety. I'm not questioning my Doctors judgment, as the medication seems to help, I'm just curious what your opinion on antihistamines for anxiety relief is. (For context, I am a heavy drinker so my Dr. didn't feel comfortable prescribing a benzodiazepine, and I totally agree with his decision.)

    swaton10kswaton10k28 päivää sitten
  • I have anti phospholipid syndrome. It’s a combo of lupus and MS. Btw Pluto is an exoplanet.

    Shadow CityShadow City28 päivää sitten
  • I really don’t like Benadryl, because one time, I was kind of sick, like, a cold or something, and my family was going to look at a new car to buy. I was fine during the test drive and stuff, but my mom and dad left me and my younger brother in a little play room near a meeting room so they could talk to the sales person. Then, I woke up when my mom said it was time to go. So yeah. I really don’t enjoy feeling super sleepy, so I don’t take Benadryl very much.

    MireiMirei29 päivää sitten
  • I take Fexofenadine for my seasonal allergies (hayfever - I havent been diagnosed or tested but we believe it's likely grass I'm allergic to because I get rashes/itchiness if I touch grass and I get extra itchy/sneezy after someone nearby mows their grass). I usually only take it around spring-summer depending on the day but I sometimes need to take it at the beginning of autumn if the conditions make me symptomatic There's also some debate with my family on whether I'm allergic to house dust since I seem to get a runny nose even in the winter (outside of colds and such)

    Nero's RealityNero's Reality29 päivää sitten
  • What a great informative video, that is necessary, especially as a singer with chronic allergies! I appreciate that you brought in a specialist. I have more clarity and less stress about this topic! Please can you cover more issues around E N & T ailments. Thanks.

    Yemu - Voix ChansonYemu - Voix Chanson29 päivää sitten
  • I had childhood asthma. Needed a puffer until I was about 7. Oddly enough, when my parents stopped smoking in the house, my asthma disappeared.

    Jessica PJessica P29 päivää sitten
  • Me watching this with Cedar Fever: xD except Flonaze will kill me. I'm allergic to it too!

    Barking-In-the-DarkBarking-In-the-Dark29 päivää sitten
  • Can you develop an allergy to garlic? What about Wine? - I used to be fine with both back when I watched Rachel Ray but now garlic makes me break out and wine gives me digestive issues...

    Vanessa SVanessa SUukausi sitten
  • The weird thing about this, I have what I term a weird dog allergy, I'm completely fine around mixed breed dogs, but around pure breeds, my allergies can be set off within seconds, yet no one can explain why, lol,

    Kayleigh MoultonKayleigh MoultonUukausi sitten
  • I usually only take my allergy medicine in the spring and summer, but I’ve continued longer just in case there are still some allergens out there that would cause covid like symptoms this year. Can there be any issues due to not stopping your otc allergy medication?

    Katie DucettKatie DucettUukausi sitten
  • Vaccines contain toxins as well which has its own side effects which cause issues. I get horrific ill if I get ANY vaccine. I am also living with vaccine related disabilities. Our current vaccines are NOT safe and I will not get any farther vaccines nor will I vaccinate my future children until our vaccines no longer contain chemicals that cause damage to the body. In my opinion vaccines aren't worth the risks or disabilities they come with.

    Crystal DCrystal DUukausi sitten
  • I would be really interested to have my pencillin allergy re-tested. As a toddler I had severe anaphylaxis after penicillin but I'm 28 now and my medical records are still covered in the big red NO PENICILLIN. I did have an allergy screening a couple of years ago which flagged up dust mites, but I don't think they ever did re-check the penicillin. I also have awful side effects with the other antibiotics I've had too so I'm not allowed clarithromycin either. That was put down in my medical records alongside the pencillin but I don't think it was labelled an allergy. I learned a lot from this video that did surprise me, thank you!

    Amber HartAmber HartUukausi sitten