Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai

Allergy and Immunology
Houston, TX
16 years experience male

Locations

Texas Allergy | Texas Allergy Group PLLC

Houston, TX

Address

2424 West Holcombe Blvd, Suite 104, Houston, TX
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Texas Allergy | Texas Allergy Grou PLLC

Houston, TX

Texas Allergy | Texas Allergy Group PLLC

Houston, TX

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Specialties
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Allergy and Immunology

Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

567 Answers
231 Agrees
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Allergic rhinitis: You might have allergic rhinitis or allergy symptoms as a lot of people call it. Itchy throat is caused by post nasal drip of allergic fluid secreted ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Sun light allergy: It is a rare condition of getting an allergic reaction to sun light. Depending on the wave length of the light, e.g. Allergic to toward the lager infr... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Alcohol allergy: It is possible to have alcohol allergy and get it after years of drinking. However, not much is known of the true etiology of allergic reaction to alc... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Poison ivy: About half of people who are in contact with poison ivy will develop skin rashes locally. Reactions are due to the sensitivity to uroshiol, the oily r... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Mold exposure: Mold is thriving in humid environment. If you develop sensitivities to those particular mold spores, the lining of your airway can get inflamed by exp... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Meds interaction : It is safe to take penicillin with Allegra (fexofenadine) or acetaminophen. Allerga is an anti histamine. Aceminophen is a pain reliever or is used to... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Asthma and exercise : With today's availability of treatment options, asthmatic patients should lead a normal life including exercising when their disease is well controlle... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Leukoderma/vitiligo: First, you should see a dermatologist to make sure it is the correct diagnosis and not due to some infectious etiologies like tinea vesicular, post in... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Hives treatment: If you have it for less than 6 weeks without any associated lung or gastrointestinal symptoms, and is not caused by food or drug allergies, it's usual... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Ceiling fan &allergy: I'm not sure i understand your question completely but high volume air circulation can exacerbate your nasal and asthma symptoms by drying out your up... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Yes : It helps treating your symptoms temporarily. If congestion persists and headache becomes worse, you should see a physician to get proper diagnosis and... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Head eczema meds: You can try derma-smoothe scalp oil. Cream tends not to work well in the hairy area where the medication can't reach the affected skin. Apply with a t... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
PPD Test: You likely get a small skin reaction to TB test that is not large enough to be called positive in your case. It is a type of delayed hypersensitivity ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
See a doctor: The best way to do is to see your doctor to get proper diagnosis and treatment. Common cold or viral rhinitis, bacterial infection or allergic rhinosi... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Hives treatment: If your diagnosis is correct, you can start taking otc Claritin (loratadine) / zyrtec or allergra and seek medical help especially if it does not wor... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Urine drug test : Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may cause a false positive drug test to Methadone in screening urine drug test but there are no reports of Claritin / zyrte... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Angioedema: I suppose your question is how to treat swelling lips and generalized itching in your body. It looks like you have angioedema in the lips. Since you d... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Gluten sensitivity : Gluten sensitivity can present as a well known celiac disease or other not well understood entities like indigestion, ibs, gluten ataxia and periphera... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Insect sting allergy: In case of anaphylaxis reaction to insect sting, you should have the diagnosis confirmed by either blood or skin testing to the suspected insects. Pre... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
See a doctor: Those non itchy skin rashes can be a lot of things depending on how old your husband is. Risk for malignancy is higher in older individuals. Since it ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Atarax (hydroxyzine): Atarax (hydroxyzine) or Hydroxyzine is the 1st generation antihistamine, which also has anticholinergic property, which causes dry mouth, drowsy and d... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Vitiligo treatment: Leukoderma or vitiligo treatment has to be individualized based on your age, extent of the disease, distribution and the rate of progression. Initial ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Hives treatment: If you have it for less than 6 weeks without any associated lung or gastrointestinal symptoms, and is not caused by food or drug allergies, it's usual... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Seasonal allergy: As the terminology says, it would last until the season is over. I suppose what you refer to as seasonal allergy is seasonal allergic rhinoconjunctivi... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Not likely: If you are given Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for treatment of an infection, it is more likely that the fever you have is due to your o... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Not normal: It is not normal to have UTI symptoms for over a month. Depending on your your sex, women and men might have different things that might or might not ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Vaccination: Yes. They can be given together. Please refer to the cdc website for vaccination for more information.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Bee sting : It looks like you don't have systemic reactions to bee sting since you don't mention that you have problems breathing, throat closing, abodominal pain... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Asthma control: Peak flow will improve when your asthma is controlled. Remember if your asthma symptoms are persistent, you need to take a controller medication every... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Sinus pressure: It looks like you have been suffered from chronic rhino sinusitis or inflammation or chronic infection of your sinuses and nasopharyngeal areas. The m... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Allergy testing: Allergy symptoms can be mediated by immune cells or allergy antibodies. The later can be tested by doing skin test or blood test to that allergens. Bl... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Try oral laxatives : Have you tried laxatives already? Miralax (polyethylene glycol) otc should work well. Enema is unpleasant and is used as last resort. You should also ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Bring him back : If it bleeds profusely, make sure you apply pressure on the bleeding area for a few minutes until it stops. You should bring him back to his pediatric... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Itch without rashes: It looks like you have chronic pruritis without a specific skin disease. Make sure you see a doctor and that you don't have chronic liver/kidney/thyro... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Scabies: You should probably need to see a doctor to see if it is scabies.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Hives: I think it is a good idea to take him in for evaluation to see if it is hives and why it happens.
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Meds adjustment: You can take the same Claritin (loratadine) dose but space it out every other day instead of everyday if you have liver failure. If you have chronic l... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Facial rashes: I suppose what you mean by allergic reaction on the face by saying you see new skin rashes on the face and you suspect it might be due to allergic rea... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Fluid in the ear: You might still have fluid in your middle ear after you had an upper air way infection or flu like symptoms. You need to see an ENT to be evaluated es... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Restless leg syndrom: Based on your description, it looks like you might have restless leg syndrome. It is unclear to date how patient gets this syndrome but there are some... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Too complex here: Your question is too complex to answer in a few sentences with little information you provide. When there is hypogammaglobulinemia, you should see a w... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Hard to tell: Mild swollen due to generalized fluid retention like in nephrotic syndrome, heart failure, end stage cirrhosis, severe malnutrition might not accompan... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Shortness of breath: Cough, chest tightness and shortness of breath on exertion are symptoms of asthma. Asthma in adult usually starts at your age range, in the 20's and 3... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Nosebleed: Many things can cause nosebleeds - trauma (nose picking, forceful nose blowing), dry nose, allergic rhinitis, viral rhinitis, intra-na... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Mosquito bite: For insect bites, you would expect to get a local reaction or swelling at the bite site. Local topical cortisone otc would help at the swelling site. ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Yes you can: You can take extra Benadryl (diphenhydramine) but it would make you drowsy so you should not drive. If those do not help, you might need to seek help ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Stuffy nose: Many things can cause stuffy nose including allergy. A cold, flu, sinus infection also cause stuffy nose. However if you have congestion all the time,... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
CVID: For cvid diagnosis, besides low immunoglobulin levels, the ability of the immune system to response to vaccinations is also affected. Plus you have to... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Yes you can: You can take both medications at the same time providing that you follow the recommended otc doses.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Talk to your parents: You should talk to your parents and they will decide if it is necessary to bring you to see a doctor. Being asthmatic makes you have a increased risk ... Read More
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Dr. Nguyen is a kind and well-trained allergist and immunologist who is skilled at treating both children and adults.
Aug 1, 2013
very good doctor, go to :)
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Nguyen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you! My GI is wonderful but on maternity leave until August, was hoping to wait. I'll try to get in with someone else. Thanks again!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX
Graduated 2007MD

Residency

University Hospital, Case Medical Center, 2007 - 2010

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Houston Region, TX - Summer
2013
Top Allergist and Immunologist , First Place, Texas - Summer
2013
Top Allergist and Immunologist, Second Place, Texas - Spring
2015
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