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Dr. Neil Kao

Allergy and Immunology
Greenville, SC
34 years experience

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Office

Greenville, SC

Address

1202 E. Butler Rd., Greenville, SC
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Specialties
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Allergy and Immunology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 36-year-old member asked:
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Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Avoid triggers: There are four steps to minimizing a bad allergic reaction to anything. First, educate yourself about the problems and treatments. Second, avoid the... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
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No: Casein is a protein found in animal milks. People should avoid triggers of allergic reactions. However there are many, many other proteins in foods ... Read More
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Type 4 immune diseas: We don't know why some people develop this type 4 immune disease. The formal name is delayed hypersensitivity. This is commonly called a rash from p... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
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Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Cetirizine (active): The active ingredient does the work. Pills may also contain preservatives, food dyes, stabilizers, and a coating.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
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Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Topical anesthetic: A commonly used anesthetic is oragel, which contains benzocaine, a pain killer. It is marked to give to babies for pains when teething.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
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Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
No: Cetirizine is also marketed with pseudoefedrine, which can be a stimulant in some people. Avoid zyrtec-d.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kao is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kao is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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This was very helpful. Thanks!
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Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Illinois College of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1988MD
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