Doctor Q&A for Dr. Gary Steven

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Asthma specialist: Asthma can develop, and/or worsen during pregnancy. You must get this evaluated by an asthma specialist who can follow your progress during the pregna ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Maybe; see allergist: People with chronic urticaria get hives randomly and spontaneously, usually NOT in response to environmental exposures. But sometimes things like warm ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Yes: Although they are both similar medications that do similar things, the delivery systems tend to make them work better for either the upper or lower re ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Yes.: And see my previous response to you. Nasal steroids might be the best way to go. If you are concerned about the safety of your water and can't find wh ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Hypertonic saline : Isotonic saline rinses the nose, but hypertonic will decongest. If you buy an applicator, make your own saline with 3/4 tsp table salt in 8 oz tap wat ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Shiners: That term is used to refer to the redness that develops when allergic people get exposed to the allergens to which they're allergic, but more commonly ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Yes: Asthma is a disease of the lungs that is often allergic, and this allergic inflammation can lead to mucus production. Exposure to allergens to which y ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Contact reaction : What you describe sounds like allergic contact dermatitis to plant material. The only effective treatment is steroids. Have your primary care physicia ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Yes: You need to discuss your symptoms with the provider who prescribed your medications
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
No, not latex : Common reaction to adhesives. When you need an EKG, ask your doctor for a steroid cream to put on the sites of the electrodes right after they're remo ... Read More
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