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Dr. Robert Silge

Allergy and Immunology
Salt Lake City, UT
17 years experience male

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Allergy and Immunology

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Silge
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Could be both: Itching of the ear, roof of the mouth, and throat are commonly associated with allergies. However, here in utah there are no pollens out this time of ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Silge
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Not necessarily: Seasonal allergies do not typically go away, unless you move to a very different environment (and then you may develop new allergies). An allergist ca... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Silge
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Not harmful: Fluticasone would not harm you if you used it for a runny nose from a viral illness. It is intended more for chronic symptoms. It doesn't achieve maxi... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Silge
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Trees.: Trees pollinate in the spring, and which ones are most dominant varies by region. Grasses pollinate in the summer, and weeds in the fall. There are ve... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Silge
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Depends how diff.: It depends on how different you're talking about. Certain parts of the country have totally different allergens that don't exist elsewhere. For exampl... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Silge
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Indoor allergens: There is little that pollinates in the winter. If you are in the south you may experience mountain cedar pollinating then, but in the north there isn'... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Silge
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Usually skin tests: It depends why you are going of course, but typically we will do testing to see what you are allergic to. The nature of that will vary depending on if... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Silge
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Define "naturally": I agree there is no proven natural remedy if you're talking about herbal supplements, etc. Now, if you have allergic asthma, immunotherapy is shown to... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Silge
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
It depends: There are no foods that are universally associated with atopic dermatitis. In moderate to severe atopic dermatitis about 30-50% of patients will have ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Silge
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Post nasal drip: Usually the sore throat with allergies is due to post-nasal drip irritating the throat. Getting better control of your allergies with nasal medication... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Silge
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
It depends: Cd markers tell us what subsets of lymphocytes we have in our blood. Cd3 is found on the surface of all t cells. T cells are involved in directing oth... Read More

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

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX
Graduated 2005MD

Affiliations

Intermountain Medical Group
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