Doctor Q&A for Dr. Javier Chinen

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Cholinergic: Heat rashes are usually not associated to allergies, though sometimes exacerbates it. Other non-allergy mechanisms such as cholinergic pathways are re ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Depends on the food: Allergic reactions are present as long as the allergen that triggers it is also present. For food, it depends on how much was eaten and if it is elimi ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Seek care: Burns need to be assessed before treatment is recommended. There are 3 degrees, with different potential complications and management.
7
7 thanks
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Not outweigh benefit: Loratadine inhibits histamine, which produces many defensive actions like nasal secretions and sneezing to expel microbes from nose. Allergic individu ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
See your doctor: Hives are the result of histamine release by allergy-related cells called mast cells. These can get activated by a number of factors, or a particular ... Read More
11
11 thanks
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Either: Both specialties are versed on dermatographia. Dermatographia is a condition when hives and itching occur on skin when deep pressure is applied. Sever ... Read More
11
11 thanks
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Immunodeficiency: Embrel is a powerful suppressor of the immune response. Patients should be screening for tuberculosis infections because it can get easily activated. ... Read More
12
12 thanks
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Bronchodilator: Xopenex/levalbuterol is useful as bronchodilator. It opens lower airways in asthma and asthma-related conditions.
4
4 thanks
A member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Levalbuterol: Xopenex (levalbuterol) is the brand name for Levalbuterol (generic name).
1
1 thank
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Possible: There is a communication between the middle ear and the back of the nasal cavity leading to the throat, named eustachian tube. Most commonly allergic ... Read More
4
4 thanks
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less