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Dr. Neil Baman

Allergy and Immunology
Havertown, PA
21 years experience male

Locations

Office

Havertown, PA

Address

400 W. Township Line Rd., Havertown, PA
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Office

Media, PA

Office

Wynnewood, PA

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Specialties
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Allergy and Immunology

Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

Gujarati, Hindi

Doctor Q&A

33 Answers
22 Agrees
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Yes: Bee stings can certainly be fatal if a true allergy exists. Fortunately, most stings result in a local reaction, which is a typical reaction that doe... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Zinc: The only biologically active ingredients present in Zicam cold remedy are slightly diluted zinc acetate (2x = 1/100 dilution) and zinc gluconate (1x =... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Via an allergist: Consultation with a board-certified allergist is the first step. For penicillin allergy, there is validated testing to help clear up the issue of a... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Itchy bumps: Hives are raised lesions/welts that are raised and can be variable in size. There are many causes of hives and these include infections, medicatio... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Yes: Doxylamine has anti-allergy power superior to almost every other antihistamine on the market, with the exception of Diphenhydramine (benadryl), which ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
An allergist: Since the symptoms may related to allergies, treatment with medications and possibly allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots) may provide you with the b... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
See an allergist: By seeing an allergist, you can confirm that you truly have asthma and determine your triggers. Then, treatment can include: 1. Avoidance measures d... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Via an allergist: Consultation with a board-certified allergist and review of the clinical history are the most important factors of determining an egg allergy. For ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Several physicians: Several types of physicians can treat sinusitis. They include your primary doctor (family medicine, general internist, pediatrician, etc.) in additio... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
By an Allergist: After consulting with an allergist, he or she will perform skin prick testing by placing a purified allergen extract on the forearms or back and prick... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
No: As of yet, there is no cure for a shellfish (including shrimp) allergy. An estimated 2.3% of americans are allergic to seafood, including fish and sh... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Many possibilities: There can be many causes of generalized it. The answer could be as simple as dry skin but a wide variety of other causes exists. They include thyroi... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Likely not: Typically, a normal platelet count in a healthy individual is between 150, 000 and 450, 000. Oftentimes, bloodwork results will list the actual numbe... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Depends: It depends on the cause. If it lasts 7-10 days, then it's likely related to a viral infection (i.e. The common cold). However if it is persistent, t... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Many causes: There are many causes of hives and these include infections, medications, bee/wasp stings, food allergies, environmental allergies, stress, cold tempe... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Recurrent swelling: Hae is a blood disorder that leads to episodic attacks of recurrent swelling of the face, lips, tongue, throat, extremities, or other areas of the bod... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Possibly allergies..: Given your story, your son could very well have allergies. It is relatively uncommon for viral upper respiratory symptoms to last 3 weeks unless a se... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Could be either: They symptoms are likely related to an upper respiratory infection; however depending on the time sequence and persistence of symptoms, allergies coul... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Yes: You may develop a rash without ever coming into contact with poison ivy, because the urushiol oil from poison ivy is so easily spread. Indirect conta... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Perhaps: In certain instances, someone with an egg allergy can eat baked egg as the cooking process denatures the protein further to sometimes not cause sympto... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Specialized centers: In many areas of north america, there are weight managment centers/clinics where your son could work in a program that designed by experts in medicine... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
See an allergist: Consultation with an allergist would be the next step to confirm your allergy to cats and/or other allergies. Then treatment can include various avoi... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Possibly: While not common reactions in regards to allergic reactions to fruits, these symptoms could be related to foods. Consultation with an allergist would... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Not necessarily: Eczema is a persisent skin condition with a wide variety of symptoms, including dryness. The true cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Antibodies to milk: Milk allergy is an adverse immune response to a certain protein in cow's milk. Allergic responses include dermatitis, gastrointestinal and respirator... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
The immune system: Influenza vaccines (flu shots) work by stimulating the body's immune system to make antibodies to the flu virus. These antibodies are then effectiv... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Muscle tone: This form of massage is beneficial in constipation. It stimulates the peristalsis of the small intestines, tones up the muscles of the abdomen walls a... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Very effective: After a true bee/wasp/hornet allergy is determined, there is approximately a 40-60% chance of another systemic reaction occurring if stung again witho... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
No: Astelin nasal spray is not addictive like some other medications. It is a topical antihistamine spray that can provide relief for patients with sympt... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Definition:: The term eczema is broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions prominent symptoms include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are char... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Beach: The beach would likely be better. Dust mites tend to accumulate more in the winter due to the closing of the windows and poorer circulation. To pr... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Not at all: It is fairly common to be allergic to one or two animals and not others. There are many factors that go in allergies, including particle size, amount... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Maybe: It all depends if you have an almond allergy. Almonds fit into the category of "tree nuts." individuals with a true peanut allergy have ~35% chance ... Read More

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Testimonials
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Nov 27, 2012
I endorse this doctor. Neil is a wonderful physician with a very approachable and kind bedside manner. He has the innate ability to find the best quality of care for his patients while considering t...Read More
Dec 2, 2012
Neil Baman, MD is an excellent physician. He is extremely intelligent, thorough, compassionate, dedicated, has a wonderful bedside manner and I am honored to work with him.
Dec 5, 2012
Dr. Baman is an excellent physician. He is compassionate, dedicated, intelligent and everything a doctor should be. I heartily endorse him.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! This description fits my condition perfectly. Thanks a million.
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Thanks much. toal igg = 300. so low. taking your advice.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Graduated 2006MD

Medical/Graduate school

Northwestern University
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

Milton S Hershey Medical Center

Affiliations

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
Pennsylvania Medical Society

Publications

Challenging Cases in Pulmonology: Allergic Asthma
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