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Dr. Maliena Longley

Allergy and Immunology
Tampa, FL
female

Locations

Asthma Allergy and immunology of Tampa Bay

Tampa, FL

Address

1918 W DR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR BLVD, Tampa, FL
Directions

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Allergy and Immunology

Doctor Q&A

18 Answers
30 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Sure: Not a problem. Can also use an age/weight appropriate dose or oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as well, if needed.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
No: It's considered and NSAID (non steroidal anti inflammatory) that works for pain, fever, and inflammation.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
HLH?: Look it up for more detail, but are there further characteristics of hemphagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, also known as hlh, such as fever and high ferr... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Should be fine.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Don't!: The blisters are your body's reaction and they don't contain any poison or toxin. Bursting them will simply increase the risk of infection and probabl... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Sinus rinses: A nonmedicinal approach would be to try a sinus rinse using saline water. It will flush the allergens out of your nose. If your runny nose if from a... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Safe: It's in a different antibiotic family unrelated to kefelx. Your are safe.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
No, you shouldn't: It largely depends on what type of tree nut allergy you have, and if you are allergic to several tree nuts. It's important to know that there is a 33... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Bedroom: Could be from an allergen in the bedroom that you have been exposed to all night. This can lead to several symptoms at night and in the morning. Dus... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Safe for years: It is very safe to use in long term studies. Many pts end up taking this for years as well with minimal to no side effects. If looking for another l... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Probably not: If you mean your titer is 1:40, this is very common and unlikely to be true autoimmune disease in the absence of other abnormal labs and physical symp... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
No: It's supposed to be nonsedating. But, if your are exquisitely sensitive to medications, it's always possible.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
No: Not if the cause is bacterial. If eyes are red from allergies, then it will help. Usually allergies or viral infection causes redness in both eyes, a... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Couple days: You should start to see improvement in 1-2 days and it will gradually build with continued use. By 2 weeks, efficacy should be up to 80% and by 4 wee... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
See an allergist: The best way to determine if you have allergies is to see a specialist in that field. After a thorough history and physical you will most likely be of... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Reactions from sun: There are different types of reactions that can develop. Some people can develop hives from heat. Other reactions include phototoxic or photoallergi... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Usually itching: It is a first generation antihistamine so sedation is common, but it works well for allergy symptoms, itching, and hives.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: They still help, even with acid blockers.

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Longley is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Longley is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! The doctors are currently testing for histiocytosis. Thank you.
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Thanks for your quick reply! The itching is experienced all over my body . lasted 2years
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
Graduated 2005MD

Medical/Graduate school

Campbell University
MD

Residency

Tampa General Hospital

Awards

Thought Leader, Second Place, Tampa Region, FL - Summer
2013
Top Allergist and Immunologist , Second Place, Florida - Summer
2013
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