Doctor Q&A for Dr. Lily Hwang

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Dr. Lily Hwang
18 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Monitor for symptoms: The first 24hours is crucial observation period after a concussion to make sure your child is not worse. It is important to watch for warning symptom ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lily Hwang
18 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Check BM, see Ped: Check your breastmilk supply - make sure that you are not engorged and your flow is not too fast for the baby. Sometimes when the flow is too fast, t ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lily Hwang
18 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Control your asthma: See an asthma specialist to help you manage your asthma. 1/3 of pregnant patients will have worsening asthma, 1/3 would have improvement of their asth ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lily Hwang
18 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Yes: Both are antihistamines. Claritin lasts 24 hours and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) lasts 3-4 hours. If Claritin works to control your symptoms you can us ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lily Hwang
18 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Preferably no: Claritin d should last approximately 24 hours, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) last about 3-4 hours. For treatment of allergic rhinitis or general allergy ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lily Hwang
18 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Sometimes: Claritin (loratadine) should last 24 hours for control of allergic rhinitis symptoms. However, some patients have more severe symptoms or may be usin ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lily Hwang
18 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Yes: Loratadine is an antihistamine (decrease itching, runny nose)and phenylephrine is a decongestant (decrease stuffiness, congestion). Decongestants lik ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lily Hwang
18 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Both antihistamines: Both Claritin (loratadine) and zyrtec are antihistamines. Each should last 24 hours for control of allergic rhinitis symptoms. However, some patients ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lily Hwang
18 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Both antihistamines: Both Claritin (loratadine) and zyrtec are antihistamines. Each should last 24 hours for control of allergic rhinitis symptoms. However, some patients ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lily Hwang
18 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Yes : Claritin is an antihistamine medication which decreases allergy symptoms (watery itchy eyes, runny nose, itching etc). Mucinex (guaifenesin) is a muco ... Read More
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