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Episode 3 - Scarborough

Allergic Reaction

Up on the Yorkshire coast, Emma has an itchy problem down below that has nothing to do with the Scarborough sand! Dr Christian diagnoses folliculitis, an infection of the hair follicles, and suggests an antibiotic cream to clear it up. Next off the beach and into the mobile clinic is Jason, whose itching issues extend all over his body with blotchy red patches. An allergic reaction is the suspected cause and Dr Christian recommends that Jason undergoes allergy tests. Following some blood tests, it is revealed that Jason’s itchy hives are due to a food intolerance, specifically to benzoates (preservatives) and salicylates, which occur in natural foods including peanuts and tea. A self-professed junk food addict, Jason changes his diet with positive results.

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Airedale Allergy Centre

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I didn't know there was a blood test for salicilates. Can anybody tell me what blood tests were done?





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Hi there is a food intolorance blood test that can be done by an allergy specialist a gp will only give you a basic rast test and food intolorance isnt picked up by rast testing i was diagnosed purely by my symptoms after anaphalaxsia reaction from the anaphalaxsis clinic in glasgow but waited 8 months to be seen on the nhs and given an epi pen so if you can afford it go private as it can be a serious condition for some people Anne

Can anyone tell me what the cream is for follicuilitis?





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what is the anti-biotic used for follicuilitis





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