Dr. Jack Mutnick

Allergy and Immunology
Morris, MN
19 years experience

Locations

Office

Morris, MN

Address

400 East First Street, P.O. Box 660, Morris, MN
Directions

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Insurances accepted

Aetna Choice POS II

About

Bio

Trained Specialist in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Multiple publications on drug allergies and drug desensitizations. Sees both pediatric (newborns, included) up to geriatric patients. Is licensed in both Minnesota and South Dakota. I provide Allergy, Asthma and Immunology services at 12 different outreaches in West Central Minnesota and South Dakota.

Specialties
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Allergy and Immunology

Licenses

United States: Minnesota

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Hives: Hives are often transient in children. Most often I have personally found that it is usually due to one of three things: (1) post-viral infection; (2)... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Rash: Sounds like hives if they come and go, are sporadic, pop up all over the place, are very itchy, etc. You might want to have this evaluated if it does... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
????: Confidence! nothing to do with looks. Simply confidence!
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Autoimmunity: Autoimmunity is the failure of an organism in recognizing its own constituent parts as self, which allows an immune response against its own cells and... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Syphilis + Pregnant: If you're pregnant, you may pass syphilis to your unborn baby. Congenital syphilis greatly increases the risk of miscarriage, stillbirth or your newbo... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Hemophilia: You need to find a good pediatric hematologist to work with you on the most appropriate approach for when infusions are needed and when they are not. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Autoimmune disease: Ms is an autoimmune disease, so the antibodies in your system are working adversely against the neurologic system in your body. Much of the treatment ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Usually not: C. Diff is usually a result from the loss of the good bacterial products that get eliminated (usually due to antibiotics) from the gut. Once you have ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Autoimmunity: Genetics definitely plays a role but it is not the end all, be all. Vasculitis is simply an inflammation of the vessels. Keep tabs on what illnesses y... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
No: Not unless the baby starts to cry or whimper or make it obvious that it is unhappy with the style of play.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
No: This is not safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Parent dependent: Whatever you feel most comfortable with. You could always ask your pediatrician or simply go online and look at lots and lots of reviews from like-min... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Cocoa butter: Cocoa butter or any other form of soothing emollient indicated as safe for breast feeding mothers.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Absolutely: With appropriate treatment there is no reason full recovery would not happen within a short period of time.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Sinusitis: Sinusitis in the most simple of terms means inflammation of the sinuses. Cat dander can be very irritating and even though you are not technically all... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Instructions: Have you read the instructions or did the product not come with any (this is a possibility). Usually Zicam is used two to three times daily during a c... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Lymphatic system: The lymphatic system is part of the circulatory system, comprising a network of vessels called lymphatic vessels that carry a clear fluid called lymph... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Psoriasis: Using the topical medications and/or light therapy recommended by your dermatologist. There are additional therapies that can be recommended by your d... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Autoantibody Panel: 1st off: this is an autoantibody panel through mayo medical labs. It is used for serological evaluation of patients who present with a subacute neurol... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Acetaminophen: Do you take a blood thinner? None of the common side effects for this medication state that; and it does not appear to interact with blood thinners.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Variable: It is primarily indicated for primary immunodeficiency although it is also used in rheumatologic, neurologic and oncologic illnesses.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Psoriasis: Tons of lotion and intermittent ranges of topical steroids with varying strengths. Occasionally topical antibiotics are used.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Ashkenazi: That is not necessarily true. Ashkenazi jewish ancestry tends to have higher carrier rates of genetic illnesses. If two people with the same carrier g... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
It's Possible: It's surely a common complaint of the food allergic patient.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
HAE: Any angioedema that affects the tongue or throat with difficulty swallowing or drooling, coughing, wheezing or shortness of breath.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Flonase: Blowing the nose prior to use and if you are going to use a salt water wash, it is best done before the flonase. If you do the salt water wash after t... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Variable: This is highly variable depending on the allergic reaction. Major reactions can occur immediately up to 8 hours after the fact. Minor reactions can ha... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Yes: Absolutely! never stop your asthma medications especially when you have an infection or illness.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
HIV: Atripla does have rather significant contraindications to quite a few herbal meds. You really should discuss what you are interested in taking with yo... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Atarax (hydroxyzine): As an antihistamine, for anxiety and for insomnia.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Psoriasis: Tons of lotion! topical steroids, anti-inflammatories, immunomodulators. Sometimes phototherapy is used.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Allergy shots: The building process usually requires injections once per week (unless rush or cluster immunotherapy) until maintenance is reached, then you will rece... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Lupus: The joints are an unfortunate target of the ailment known as lupus, so the arthritis is simply another component.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Absolutely: The disease is not a reason to believe that pregnancy will be difficult. It simply puts you into a higher risk category and your ob/gyn will follow yo... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
SLE: There are many treatments for sle. The decision comes down to you and your rheumatologist as well as how serious and debilitating your sle is. Injecta... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Not recommended: According to the Humira (adalimumab) recommendations, Humira (adalimumab) should only be injected into the front of the thighs or the lower abdomen.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Arthritis: Try any to see which works best for your body. But if you have arthritis, maybe you should ask your doctor for alternative treatments.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
SLE and Yoga: Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can have very serious side effects without appropriate medical care. Although yoga can be an excellent addition to... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Yes: But as you know, damage to the epidermis can trigger psoriatic reactions in those locations. Your dermatologist might better be able to answer this bu... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Humira (adalimumab): The key is to discuss this with the prescribing doctor since there are always ways and alternatives to ensure you receive your medication whether you ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Psoriasis: Autoimmune disorders, such as psoriasis, do have a much higher rate of genetic components and hereditary transfer. Although your risk is increased, it... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Immunosuppressive : Typically that is not a usual side effect. Using Acetaminophen or nsaids can cause a lower body temperature though even that is minimal.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Vitiligo: Thyroid issues and uveitis in the eye. Diabetes mellitus, rheumatoid arthritis and alone is areata.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Immune System: Interferons are proteins made and released by host cells in response to the presence of pathogens such as viruses, bacteria, parasites or tumor cells.... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Many causes: Anemia has a long list of causes including mineral deficiencies, co-morbid diseases, autoimmune disease, medical treatments can induce anemia, etc...
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Interferon alfa: Interferon may be used to treat some leukemias and other diseases, such as melanoma that has spread to the lymph nodes and chronic hepatitis c.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Likely: The long-term outlook for patients with cfs varies and is difficult to predict when symptoms first start. Some patients completely recover after 6 mon... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Photosensitivity: Doxycycline causes an increase skin photosensitivity, increasing the risk for sunburns or skin discoloration with over-exposure when taking this medic... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Absolutely: Skin is the largest organ in your body. It is often the first organ to manifest an allergy.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Multiple Sclerosis: The different types of multiple sclerosis follow different patterns of progression. There are four main types of multiple sclerosis, as well as benign... Read More
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Testimonials
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May 11, 2013
Dr. Mutnick is a great physician, very knowledgeable and compassionate. What a wonderful asset to the Health Tap community: I recommend Dr. Mutnick without any hesitation!
Feb 3, 2015
Dr. Mutnick's knowledge and data base is impressive and his responses to questions clear, easily understood, and accurate. Would recommend him highly.
Aug 13, 2013
Dr. Mutnick is a highly regarded, recommended, and respected and Allergy and Immunology specialist.
HealthTap member
Thank you for getting back to me. Although I do have asthma, and i smoke, it has seemed to be getting worse lately. also, my nose has been running more and i have had bad mucus in the morning. i am p...Read More
HealthTap member
I cant even get out of bed my wife is a nurse but i shouldnt be her patient. I feel like a burden to everyone & cant take alot of meds including the one u suggested,which is the best jyst not for me....Read More
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thankyou for responce my son is on seritide 125mg 1puff 2xdaily salbutomol 2puffs 3xday atrovent2puffs 3xday and singular 1xday plus a long term anti b he woz born at 28wk and on ventlator for 3wk and...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Nevada School of Medicine, NV
Graduated 2004MD

Awards

• ACAAI Fellows Grant and Scholarship, 2008
• AAAAI Fellows-in-Training Scholarship Recipient, 2007
• Abstract acceptance and Poster Presentation, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology 2008 Annual Meeting, “Development of Standardized Order Sets for Antibiotic and Drug Desensitization”

Affiliations

Stevens Community Medical Center
Windom Area Hospital
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