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Dr. Suresh Anand

Allergy and Immunology
Phoenix, AZ
27 years experience

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Allergy and Immunology

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29 Answers
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Headaches: Tylenol (acetaminophen) with Allegra d is a fairly good combination, provided it works for your headaches. Many otc medicines have this useful combina... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Bad case of allergy: At this time of the year most likely you are allergic to pollen (trees, grasses, weeds). Antihistamines like claritin, (loratadine) zyrtec, Allegra a... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Antihistamine: Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) polaramine, chlortrimeton etc., are old time antihistamines used for runny nose, sneezing, itching, and other allergies. ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Cellulite lotion: Aminophylline has been a useful drug for asthma. It is still used but not as frequently. When used by mouth or intravenously we are able to check the... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Hay Fever: Untreated hf can lead to complications like sinus infections or even asthma, affecting the quality of life. Antihistamines and nasal. Sprays help but... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Zyrtec (cetirizine) dose: The usual dose of zyrtec (cetirizine) is 10mgm daily. In some patients, especially with hives and itching, we use 10mgm twice daily. Zyrtec is now mu... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Allegra (fexofenadine) allergy: I am not quite sure of the question. Allegra (fexofenadine) is a non drowsy antihistamine to treat symptoms of allergic or non allergic rhinitis. The ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Allergy/poor sleep: Do try prilosac for gerd as dr. Bansal suggested. You may also try one of the older antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or chlortrimeton wh... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Allergic rhinitis: 1. Nasal irritations 2. Oral antihistamines like allegra, Claritin or zyrtec 3. Decongestant like sudafed. 4.Antihistamine -decongestant combinations... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
It is ok: Allegra (fexofenadine) 24 hours is a slow release non drowsy anthistamine. Allegra (fexofenadine) d 12 hours has a decongestant, sudafed or pseudo eph... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Methacholine test: At the national jewish hospital in denver we did lot of research work for the diagnosis of asthma. The test can take up to about an hour. The patient... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Rhinitis Treatment: 1. Avoidance of material you are allergic to (allergens) 2. Allergy medicines to treat symptoms 3. Immunotherapy or allergy injections to increase ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Av0cado facials: For most people avocado facials would not hurt. If any thing they can provide moisture and lubrication to the skin. Some people can be allergic to ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Poison oak rash: It is one of the most common forms of contact dermatitis. Treatment of itching includes sarna anti itch lotion, cool compresses and oral antihistamin... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Frequent colds: Children up to age 3 or 4 may normally get frequent colds and upper respiratory viral infections. If a child or adult gets frequent sinus infection or... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Decongestants: Most allergy medicines contain antihistamines, decongestants or a combination of the two. Antihistamines help runny, watery or itchy nose or eyes. D... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Methacholine test: The test result is available as soon as the test is completed. It can take half to one hour. A physician has to interpret the test results. Some times... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Mask ex side effects: Nasonex (mometasone) is a cortisone type of nasal spray, to treat allergic or non allergic rhinitis. It helps to decrease the nasal stuffiness or con... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Milk intolerence: Abdominal cramps, bloating , gas are usually due to milk intolerance. About 20% of people in this country have milk intolerance. Symptoms depend on q... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Wheezing: All that wheezes is not asthma. Wheezing is the whistling sound produced when the air passes through the partially obstructed air passages. It can b... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
AllegraD, jittery: Allegra (fexofenadine) d is a combination of non drowsy antihistamine and pseudo Ephedrine (sudafed). For many people decongestant portion causes jitt... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Yes: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is time tested old antihistamine and works well. It can cause drowsiness so use it before going to bed. Zyrtec causes less ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Asthma, bronchitis, : Upper respiratory infection is the most common cause to precipitate asthma in both adults and children. After he recovers from this episode you should... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Vitiligo: I guess vitiligo can be present in any race. I do know lot of people in india with vitiligo. Due to darker skin vitiligo spots appear more prominent.... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
No: Serum sickness is a delayed type of allergic reaction as opposed to anaphylaxis or allergic shock which is an immediate type of life threatening react... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Lactose intolerance: Even 8 ounce cup of milk can cause symptoms like gas, bloating, diarrhea, cramping in abdomen. Whole milk has less lactose than low fat or skim milk... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Allegra & Tylenol (acetaminophen): This combination is quite effective and safe. Carefully check the dose. Too much tylenol (acetaminophen) can cause liver damage. If a child or an adu... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Claritin (loratadine) vs Hismanal: Astemizole (hismanal) was a popular, non sedating, once a day antihistamine for allergy symptoms like runny, itchy nose, itchy eyes, sneezing etc. In... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Allegra (fexofenadine) D: Plain Allegra (fexofenadine) probably does not interact with any other medicines. Allegra (fexofenadine) d has 'decongestant'. It helps stuffiness. De... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Anand is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Anand is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you! It seems nothing is working either over the counter medications or prescription medications work . Do you have any advice! Thanks
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