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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Post nasal drip: Post nasal drip is usually coming from rhino-sinus diseases. In the us, allergies is the most common etiology. Discuss with your doctor if it bothers ... 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 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 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 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 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Treating congestion: Cold/allergies are usually a very vague and general term to descibe of nasal congestion, runny nose, cough due to post nasal drip and headache if ther... 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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Not enough info: Herpetic dermatitis usually shows painful blistering lesions. A contact allergy or atopic dermatitis skin rash does not have blister and is usually ve... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
OTC meds not enough: When you continue to cough with thick and brown mucus, you should come see a doctor. Thick brown mucus is one of the signs of infection. Otc expectora... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
allergies: There are many safe medications for treatment of runny nose with sneezing, which is consistent with allergic rhinitis, especially if you see it as a p... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
cough: If cough and throat irritation are the only symptoms when you eat for drink cold food, you might have cold induced bronchospasm. Check with your local... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Sinus infection: Bad breath can be due to a sinus infection, gingivitis, dental carries / abscesses, gastroeophageal reflux disease, zenker's diverticulum or esophagea... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Clarify the question: Do you mean gas exchange system as in your lung and airway? If so, the answer is yes. Several diseases including allergic diseases can affect your lun... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Air-borne allergies: Environmental allergies affect your respiratory system including the nose, sinuses, eyes and if severe, the lung. Thus, symptoms are nasal congestion,... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Mosquito bites: A large local reaction to insect bites including mosquito bite does not need allergy treatment. You could apply cold compress, topical otc hydrocortis... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Atopic dermatitis: Once you get atopic dermatitis, it tends to come back at the same place many times a year. You cannot avoid it but with good skin care and treatment, ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
See a doctor: Your symptoms are consistent with acute rhinosinusitis. You need to see a local physician to be evaluated and treated. A course of antibiotic would be... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Yes you can: There are no interactions between two medications. However, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can cause drowsiness so don't drive while taking it.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Food allergy: When it comes to food allergies, especially in patient with multiple food allergies like yourself, the diagnosis of it should be taken very careful so... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Allergy meds: It depends on which allergic diseases you try to treat. In general, all OTC medications work pretty much the same except for the newly approved OTC in... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
It should not: I don't think there is any relation between meconium aspiration and food allergies. They are separate entities.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
No: Food allergy can present at any times in your life. Eating certain foods everyday does not increase your risk of getting allergy to that particular fo... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Skin rashes: Skin rashes need to be seen and evaluated. If the rashes do not last more than 24 hours at a time, it may be hives. You can try taking otc anti histam... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Yes: Yes. You could take those medications together without any problems.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Black mold: Depending on how much you inhaled it and if you have any lung diseases and or if you have any conditions that affect your immune system, it might caus... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Cough in infant: Childhood wheezes or cough is common. Cough is a common presentation of asthma or inflammation of the airway. In infant, we don't have a good test to ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
That's the goal : Depending on what your child is allergic to and how well his allergies are treated. The goal of treatment is to let him do things that he would not ot... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Bruise: A bruise should not last that long. It can be either hyper-pigmentation changes or you should check with your local physician to make sure that you do... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
An office visit : An office visit to an allergist would help. Diagnosing allergy is based on symptoms and confirmed by allergy test.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Asthma: Chest tightness and wheezing are typical presentations of asthma. With your current symptoms, i would suggest you seek medical attention right away.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Esophagitis: Difficulty to swallow food is the most common symptom. Others are food stuck in your esophagus, pain when swallowing... If you have those symptoms, it... 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 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 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 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Vague bodily pain: Without any other associated symptoms, vague bodily pain is usually of no organic causes, meaning there are no concrete diseases that may cause it. Li... 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 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 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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Yeast infection: It's a common problem in some patients after taking a course of antibiotic. Antibiotic is used to treat infections. However, it also changes the compo... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Bloating : It looks like you have bloating problem that causes stomach upset. The most common cause is lactose intolerance due to lacking of lactase to digest la... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Shingles: Yes, you could get shingles if you had chicken pox in the past. Shingles is due to reactivation of varicella zoster virus from the dorsal root ganglio... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Discuss w your doc: It would be expected to have a little blood in the pleural fluid right after the chest tube is placed. Depending on the causes of how your lung is col... 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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Thanks for your quick reply! I appreciate this answer very much. However, it's now been 5 hours since I got the shot and the hives are still coming out.
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This saved my life. Thank You! I wasn't aware that all three of these things would count as abuse. The symptoms are wearing off. Much appreciated. Thanks

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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