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Dr. Rajiv Arora

Allergy and Immunology
Lexington, KY
22 years experience male

Locations

Family Allergy and Asthma

Lexington, KY

Address

3293 Eagle View Lante, Ste 150, Lexington, KY, US
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My office hours

Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Allergy and Immunology

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40 Answers
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Depends: There are alternative antibiotics to penicillin-type antibiotics. The choice depends on the infection being treated. There is testing available for ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Breathing symptoms: Asthma symptoms include recurrent cough, wheeze, shortness of breath and chest tightness. Symptoms may be caused by triggers such as allergens, exerc... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Yes: Allergy to IV contrast dye does not have anything to do with iodine. Thus, it is okay to use products with iodine in people who have iv contast allerg... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Indirectly: Allergies aren't the cause of sinus infection and migraines, per say. However, allergies can be a trigger for some people with migraines. Allergies ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Frequent infections: Immune deficiencies typically present with frequent infections. The types of infections determine which part of the immune system to evaluate with te... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Allergist: See a board certified allergist to fully evaluate the symptoms, perform an exam and testing to accurately identify the allergy issues and then provide... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Dust mite: Positive prick skin tests means there is a sensitivity to the allergen (i.e. Dust mite). The larger the size, the more likely the allergen will cause... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Yes: I'm assuming you mean antihistamines. Yes, it is possible to conceive while on antihistamines and most other allergy meds.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Not likely: Allergy to colors/dyes is very rare.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Allergies: Sxs are more likely due to allergies. Paracetamol does not help with allergies.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
GI: A gastroenterologist makes the diagnosis based on biopsies from the esophagus.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Depends: Depends on what you are treating. Nasal steroids are the best for allergic rhinitis. One is now over the counter.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Safe: Claritin/loratidine is a very safe medicine to take. It is used in children. It would be very unlikely to have an allergic reaction to claritin (lor... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Possibly: There are a few small studies showing benefit with singulair (montelukast) and chronic urticaria ( hives).
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Allergist: See a board certified allergist to find out exactly what you are allergic to. Then a plan can be developed specifically for those allergies including... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Allergist: I would see a board certified allergist to confirm the food allergies and develop a plan including what to expect over the longer term. Although ther... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Evaluation: Nasal polyps tend to recur. Thus, it would be worthwhile to have a further evaluation by medical provider.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Allergist: See an allergist to accurately determine the allergies that are the triggers. This information can be very helpful in determining a good treatment pl... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Possibly: periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) (cyproheptidine) can cause sedation and increase the appetitie.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Rare: Anaphylaxis to Tylenol (acetaminophen) is very rare but there are case reports. I recommend seeing a board-certified allergist for further evaluation.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
No: All cats, felines, contain the major cat allergens that cause symptoms. If you haven't already done so, seeing a board certified allergist can confir... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Yes: Taking antihistamines with betablockers like propranol is typically very safe.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Allergist: I recommend seeing an allergist/immunologist. Often high dose antihistamines and other meds are needed to get control. Also you need to be evaluated... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Depends: There are different causes of rhinorrhea (a runny nose). Allergies are a common cause but it can occur unrelated to allergies ( non-allergic). Vasom... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
No: Over-the-counter allergy medicines are helpful for nasal and Eye symptoms due to allergies. Shortness of breath is more concerning symptom that can I... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
No: Recommend seeing a dermatologist. Usually treatment starts with topical steroids. Other therapies are available but vitiligo can be difficult to tr... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Avoid: Avoid all treenuts and see a board certified allergist to confirm the diagnosis, discuss avoidance measures and provide an epinephrine autoinjector if... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Allergist: Cholinergic urticaria can be very hard to treat me. Typically, I start with antihistamines. Often very high doses are needed. There Are some other op... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Possible: An allergist can help figure that out.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Yes: Yes. You can take Ibuprofen with Flonase safely. Flonase, in general, it's pretty safe to take with other medications.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Allergist: See a board certified allergist to fully evaluate the symptoms, perform an exam and testing to accurately identify the allergy issues and then provide... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Topical steroids: Topical steroids like otc hydrocortisone or other prescription stronger ones can help with itching from bed bug bites. The most important thing is ta... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Yes: There is no problem taking vitamins with flonase.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Allergist: See a board certified allergist to fully evaluate the symptoms, perform an exam and testing to accurately identify the allergy issues and then provide... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Nasacort (triamcinolone) or sudafed: Although there are other possibilities for the symptoms, they may be due to frontal sinus pressure. An oral decongestant like Pseudoephedrine (sudafe... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Non-allergic rhiniti: If you have had thorough allergy testing and it has been negative, one common possibility is non-allergic or vasomotor rhinitis which is due to a heig... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
?: Not sure what you mean by histamine intolerance. Histamine is typically released by certain cells in the body in an allergic type response. That is di... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Allergist: See a board certified allergist to identify your allergies. Then a personalized treatment plan including allergen avoidance, medications and possibly... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Allergist: See a board certified allergist to find out exactly what you are allergic to. Then a plan can be developed specifically for those allergies including... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Yes: I would see a board certified allergist to confirm the food allergies and develop a plan including what to expect over the longer term.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Arora is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Arora is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I understand that there is no treatment medical available!!!!
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Thanks, 4th cyst now. ENT popped it 3x before in 10min & sent me home.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Temple University School of Medicine
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

Tripler Army Medical Center

Awards

Added Qualifications in Clin. and Lab. Immunology, 1999-2009, American Board of Allergy and Immunology
Top Allergist and Immunologist , First Place, Kentucky - Summer
2014

Affiliations

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
American College of Asthma, Allergy & Immunology
Family Allergy and Asthma
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