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Old 02-24-2009, 05:06 PM
 
Location: All around the world.....
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Well, I am flabbergasted and exhausted
I live on the east coast and have already suffered 2 rounds of severe allergic reactions to the environment, (go figure), so i will be going through several tests to find the culprit,
My symptoms include itching, stinging skin, swelling, puffiness, wheezing
and difficulty swallowing, general angioedema, urticara. (Bah Humbug!!!)
I've already ahd to take prednisone twice and Decadron shots in between, (there goes my beautiful skinny figure!!
Well anyways, since it started very early February, i didn't feel that there was any significant amount of pollen to trigger these episodes, but I read
online about some cedar trees and other crap!! and my severe outbreaks aren't responding to anything right now but prayer...
So does anyone have any experiences to share along with treatments of any kind??
Thanks in advance

scratch,itch,scratch some more, itch some more, try not to scratch and try not to itch.....the life of allergies
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Old 02-24-2009, 05:24 PM
 
Location: this side of knoxville tn...
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since the start of febuary, noticed allergies kicking in, my boys have allergy induced asthma, and youngest is already getten the rattle in the throat, 3 of us already getten conjested, etc. yikes, been first time since back in the south that its hit us this early, grass turns green and our noses turn red, so christmasy.....lol
but i still believe that all the polutition in the air is whats making allergies nationwide worse and worse each year as well as asthma, all going to have to live in glass bubbles before much longer.
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Old 02-24-2009, 05:37 PM
 
Location: In the real world!
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Awe Gee! Thanks for reminding me that season is right around the corner.. Have you tried flushing them out with one of those flush kits you can get at the drug store or a nedi pot.. Worked wonders for mine and I am never without one of those kits nearby.... allergy meds too.. They say, getting honey from your local area and eating that helps... I started the self flushing them out and the honey at the same time so I can't swear which one worked the best for me... maybe both.. I just know I do not have to see the doctor hardly any for allergy or sinus problems anymore, now all I use is OTC stuff and that is hardly ever.
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Old 02-25-2009, 11:37 AM
 
Location: Back in New York
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I am an oddball. My allergies start in the fall when the air is thin/cool and crisp. I breath so much better in the hot/humid weather...lol. No problems in the spring either.
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Old 02-25-2009, 02:14 PM
 
Location: Fredericksburg, Va
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Yet????? I suffer from allergies almost every season--leaf mold, dust, some pollens--it seems there's always something making me stuffy and sneezey!
I do much better at the beach! (wish I was there right now!!!!!)
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Old 02-25-2009, 09:56 PM
 
Location: following the wind of change
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Ugh...big time allergies in spring...pollens, dust...I am starting to lately also. My nose itches like hell...the inside's probably bruised up from scratching
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Old 02-25-2009, 10:45 PM
 
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With the treee pollen I just am getting over a attack the last twepo days. need to start my allergy pills that I foregt to take so much.
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