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Dr. Quan Nguyen

Allergy and Immunology
Bear, DE
41 years experience

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Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentitry, Rochester, NY. Internship Residency : Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD Fellowship: Children Hospital National Medical Center, Washington DC Present position: President, Asthma and Allergy Care of DE Attending, AI Dupont, Hospital for Children, Allergy and Immunology dpt., Jefferson Medical College. Specialty: Adult and Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. Office: 1285 Peoples Plaza, Newark, DE 19702 1941 Limestone rd, Ste 209, Wilmington, DE 19808 Tel: (302) 832-0880

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Allergy and Immunology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

7 Answers
7 Agrees
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quan Nguyen
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
May be: Allergic rash tends to itch. If the "red dots" don't itch, it's probably not allergic.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quan Nguyen
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Shellfis allergy: Allergy to shellfish is not due to the iodine in the shell.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quan Nguyen
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
No, not the shell: Allergic reaction to shellfish is due to specific ige reaction to the myotropin protein, not due to the shell nor the "iodine" of the shell.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quan Nguyen
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Yes: Common examples are drugs (like penicillins), foods (most common are shellfish, tree nuts). You can tolerate these all your life, and one day develop ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quan Nguyen
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
It depends: If you have the usual respiratory allergies (allergic rhinitiis, i.E hay fever, or asthma) then it is not. But if you have chronic urticaria (recurren... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quan Nguyen
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
In general, yes,: Most common potential side effect would be sedation, however, Allegra is the least sedating antihistamine, so unless you are taking extra high dose of... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quan Nguyen
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Cat allergy test: Like any test, cat allergy test results have to correlate with the patient's history. They can be falsely positive and negative.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nguyen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nguyen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY
Graduated 1981MD
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