U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free

Dr. Jack Mutnick

Allergy and Immunology
Morris, MN
18 years experience

Locations

Office

Morris, MN

Address

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

Practice website

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
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Allergy and Immunology

Licenses

United States: Minnesota

Doctor Q&A

1.8K Answers
1.2K Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Acuvail: Pregnancy class c but also depends on trimester and population specific. Ask your ob/gyn about this one.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
No: This is not safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Pregnancy: They increase the risk for problems during the pregnancy. Make sure that your rheumatologist and ob/gyn are directly communicating with one another th... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Allergy/Pregnancy: Some are and some aren't. You absolutely must speak with your ob/gyn and/or allergist prior to using.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Uncommon: It is very uncommon for transmission of infection from domesticated cats and dogs to humans.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
ASO titer: Anti-streptolysin o (aso) is the antibody made against streptolysin o, an immunogenic, oxygen-labile hemolytic toxin produced by most strains of group... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Yes..and no: Depends what you are allergic to. What type of allergy it is. Are you allergic to meds, foods, pollens, latex, etc...
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
As supplement: Eventually, most parent's will supplement breastmilk with formula or go directly to formula. Other times formula is needed due to food allergies. Ther... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Age and Stage: Once again, highly variable but do you mean grasp and rip the page out of the book? That can be between 12 months and 24 months. By three years of age... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Nursing: What have you tried and what has failed? Keep a running diary of what works and what doesn't. Ask friends and family what they have used and use the i... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 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.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Chew and Swallow: When the little one is showing the signs and ability to take the thickened paste of foods you make, chew without gagging or choking and swallow withou... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 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
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Baby Talk: Can be as early as 6 months (unusual) to the usual time frame of 18-24 months. Girls tend to be a little earlier than boys.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Pinworms: There is more risk in the first trimester to a developing fetus than in the second and third trimester. Low iron and organ damage are possible risk fo... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Yes: It is an IgA mediated autoimmune disease. It is not a food allergy disease.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Yes: Allergies come and go, and pregnancy can cause an increase or even a decrease in allergy symptoms. The greater risk with the cat is the infectious ris... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 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
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 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
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 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
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
No: This is an awful and fortunately extremely rare form of a deadly disease. Cjd is thought to be caused by a protein called a prion. The long and short ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Psoriasis: Usually the foam is applied twice daily for a 2-week course. Best way to use is to shower first and then apply to the scalp afterwards. Goal is to kee... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
No: Allegra (fexofenadine) is a 2nd generation antihistamine.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 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.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Yes: Low iron levels can be a component of anemia as well as many other ailments....Of which body aches can be associated.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 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
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Antihistamines: Claritin is Loratadine and Clarinex is desloratadine. Clarinex is an isomer of Claritin and was created by the company solely as a monetary instrument... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Gluten: The most popular sodas — including coca-cola and all carbonated sodas from pepsi co. — are considered gluten-free to 20 parts per million.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Mold allergy: I would see an allergist for testing since it might not necessarily be the mold causing your symptoms.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Edema: Typically based on the depression of the thumb into the soft tissue of the shin just above the ankle, although it is occasionally measured on the top... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Oropharyngeal psoria: Typically it is not found in the oropharyngeal cavity but if there is a concern then it should definitely be evaluated by a dermatologist who might wa... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Yes: Difficult to explain on a molecular level but peg stands for pegylated-interferon which has better efficacy in treatment.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Variable: It all depends. What were the allergic symptoms....Skin, breathing, GI tract, cardiac. Usually an allergic reaction can be between 2 hours to 7 days b... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Directions: Follow the dosing directions unless your doctor told you a different prescribing manner. Excessive tiredness is the most classic symptom but it could ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Allergy: See an allergist for testing. Usually sneezing after showering might simply be due to the steam and humidity and not necessarily an allergy.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Lotions: Hypoallergenic lotions is essential; as much as possible. Add an oral antihistamine to keep the itch-scratch cycle to a minimum. You might need topica... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Variable: It is primarily indicated for primary immunodeficiency although it is also used in rheumatologic, neurologic and oncologic illnesses.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 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
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 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
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 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
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
It's Possible: It's surely a common complaint of the food allergic patient.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Psoriasis: Complications can be due to the skin condition with infections, pain, etc. As well as side effects from the medications. Psoriasis also can have joint... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Odor: Cleansing without scrubbing and using a hypoallergenic cleaner can be effective. Occasionally i will suggest using head and shoulders if it is a funga... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Psoriasis: Tons of lotion and intermittent ranges of topical steroids with varying strengths. Occasionally topical antibiotics are used.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Yes: Search the internet for specific triclosan-free soaps. Or you can even ask your doctor for specific handouts and recommendations where to find this in... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Zicam: Zicam is a series of products marketed for cold and allergy relief whose original formulations included the element zinc. It is marketed as an "unappr... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
MCTD: Mixed connective tissue disease features signs and symptoms of a combination of disorders — primarily of lupus, scleroderma and polymyositis. For this... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
CMV: A positive or elevated CMV igg simply means prior exposure, infection or immunization with a CMV viral infection.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
SLE + diet: Lots of fresh fruits and veggies, excellent grains, lean meats with high protein, fish, etc...Simply put a good diet will always provide the body with... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
SLE: Typically not unless you have a very disabling form of sle.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

21
Recommendations
1.9K
Thank you notes
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
HealthTap member
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
Stevens Community Medical Ctr
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