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Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai

Allergy and Immunology
Houston, TX
14 years experience male

Locations

Texas Allergy | Texas Allergy Group PLLC

Houston, TX

Address

2424 West Holcombe Blvd, Suite 104, Houston, TX
Directions

Texas Allergy | Texas Allergy Grou PLLC

Houston, TX

Texas Allergy | Texas Allergy Group PLLC

Houston, TX

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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Allergy and Immunology

Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

728 Answers
316 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
It might: Air pollution from dust might cause irritation of your airway and dry cough. It might present as asthma too. We allergist are specialized in diagnose ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Topical cream: They are topical cream to treat some skin rashes suspected of having fungal and bacteria infections.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Yes: Yes, you can take both. There are no significant side effects when taking both at the otc doses.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Contact dermatitis: I assume your question is if the skin rashes and associated itchiness are caused by metal in your bras. To answer the question, we would first need to... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Yes you can: You can take both medications at the same time providing that you follow the recommended otc doses.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Heathy diet: A balanced diet with fresh fruits and vegetables. Pregnant women needs plenty of vitamins, folic acid, and calcium that are found in fresh fruits and ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Acanthosis nigricans: Withou seeing it and see if you have any associates diseases, it would be hard to tell. However, based on your brief description, it looks like acanth... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Yes: Yes, it is safe to do so. Please follow the correct dose on the bottle.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Yes: Yes, it can be done. But after the procedure, you need to take it everyday or you have to repeat the procedure again. Your local allergist could help ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Vaginitis and PID: Based on your description, you might have vaginitis. White discharge is usually due to yeast infection, which you could try otc antifungal cream. Havi... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Asthma : If your asthma is not controlled and you have persistent shortness of breath or have to give effort for breathing, your blood pressure might go up inc... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Should see a doctor: Many things can present with red rashes and pimples in that area depending on associated symptoms like discharge, tenderness, duration, and risk facto... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
No interaction: I assume it is Adderall but not inderal (propranolol). There are no interactions between those two medications.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Allergy symptoms: There are several depending on which types of allergies your child develops. Environmental allergy presents with runny nose, congestion, itchy eyes, s... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Not really: Hpv infection causes warts, which are raised skin lesions and are very contagious. It takes a few months, up to 2 years for your body to clear it. Rec... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Should see a doctor : You pretty much have an idea of what you might have based on your description and the medications you use. You should come back to your doctor to be e... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Poison ivy: The itchiness is from inflammation of the skin or contact dermatitis at the area of exposure to the oily resin called urushiol. It's the oily substanc... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Nuts allergy: Disaronno has a bittersweet almond taste but it does not contain any almond or tree nuts per wikipedia. Therefore nut allergy individuals are fine to ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
It wouldn't but why?: Caffeine should not have effects on children's growth but why would you want to introduce coffee to small kids? It can make them having insomnia, naus... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 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
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Yes: Aspirin can cause non pitting edema or swelling. It is called angioedema, a known side effect of Aspirin that might occur in some individuals.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
No: Hiv antibody test should be reliable 6 months after exposure. Before that time, looking for the virus itself by pcr is more reliable since antibody mi... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Yes: It might not be typical but it is reasonable that someone could cry if they cannot breath. If you have uncontrolled asthma, it is time to check with a... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Uncontrolled asthma: It looks like your asthma is not controlled. Peak flow is useful only when comparing to your best number. A lung function test would give more informa... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Yes: Yes, you can give your 2 year old child Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for allergy symptoms. Its onset is fast within 15-60 minutes and it lasts for about... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Yes: Yes. You could take those medications together without any problems.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
The other way around: It is likely the other way around. Chronic rhino-sinusitis from any etiologies causes your adenoids to enlarge. Adenoids are local lymphatic tissues t... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Food allergy: There are 2 types of food allergy. The type that we often talk about ; can be diagnosed with skin/blood test is called and ige mediated food allergy. ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Many: There are many things we would consider to treat atelectasis depending what causes it. However, once atelectasis occurs, the our job is to control you... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Chronic hives: About 20% of patients with chronic hives that last more than 5 years. However, we don't have good statistics as to how long it will last after that ti... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Yes: I would suggest you bring your child to see a local pediatrician to be evaluated. Since your child is only 4 months and has terrible symptoms like you... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Insect bite allergy: Insect bite allergy does not cause fever. However insects can act as vector to carry different pathogens and can transmit those when it bite you. Seve... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Allergy treatment: Seeing an allergist would be a natural place for treating allergy! Anyway, moving to a totally new geographical area would be the best way to naturall... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Air pollution : Several small particles are found in polluted air. Exhausted air from combustion engine also contains several acids, small hydrocarbon particles, and ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
URI: When common cold symptoms get worse after a week especially when you have shortness of breath, it is time to go see a local physician. Difficulty brea... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Drink fluid: Many things may present as vomiting and diarrhea including food poisoning, viral / bacteria / protozoa infections. For food poisoning, it will improve... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 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
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Yes: Yes you can continue taking your daily oral antihistamine. It has little effects on acute sinusitis. It works at the beginning when you start to have ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
An office visit : An office visit to an allergist would help. Diagnosing allergy is based on symptoms and confirmed by allergy test.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Yes: You should see a local physician to be re-evaluated. Er should be used for emergency visit only, meaning if you have serious pain, and any serious sym... 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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