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Dr. Ashley Emmert

Allergy and Immunology
St. Louis, MO
17 years experience female

Locations

Office

St. Louis, MO

Address

6651, Chippewa St, St. Louis, MO, United States
Directions

About

Bio

I am an allergist in Saint Louis Missouri and I see adults and children with allergic diseases.

Specialties
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Allergy and Immunology

Licenses

United States: Missouri

Doctor Q&A

51 Answers
28 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Yes: Sore throat can be a symptom related to acid reflux but can be a sign of other disorders.
A member asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Depends: Depends on if you want a virtual consult or an inbox consult.
A female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Hives: This could be hives. I would try antihistamines for the problem.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Depends: What sort of food allergy testing did you have? Food testing can be hard d to interpret in the setting of eoe
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Nose: Several different problems can cause your symptoms. A cold vs allergies are the top on my differential
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Irritated skin: Hi there. Sometimes staph can secrete what is called a superantigen which can activate the immune system or possibly it is just that abnormal skin ta... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
No: There was a recent study showing that phenylephrine was not effective for congestion. I would just take the pseudoephedrine. You could combine that ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Headache: Sinus headaches are often not really from sinus congestion and post nasal drip can be from allergies. If the cyst like object is growing I would get ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Ezema: St rapid creams would be nice the first line along with moisturizers.
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
No: Likely from something you are. Are you having other symptoms?
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Rash: Hives can occur for multiple reasons and depending on how long they have been going on the treatments can be different. What parts of your face are s... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Yes: It is safe to take those mess together
A female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Eczema: Eczema is a chronic disease and this course is quite common with the disease. Make sure you are taking good care of your skin and using a cream or oi... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Ignore: For patients with sensitive skin it is a good idea to avoid products which contain dyes and perfumes.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Yes: You can take NyQuil
A male asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Itchy: I would not put peroxide of the area any more as this can be irritating. You may need antibiotics if there is an infection so you should have this lo... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Polyps: Nasal polyps can be responsive to nasal steroids but it takes larger doses of the nasal steroids. If the nasal steroids do help the polyps and they a... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Cutivate: Hi. It is safe to use the Cetaphil all of the time on your daughter's skin but steroid creams can have side effects. Where is the eczema located and... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Maybe: They both contain the same drug but some people feel that the finer mist stays in their nasal passages more.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Swelling: There are a lot of things that can cause this. Some medications are especially relevant. Also topical products. Need more information for a more e... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Drugs: Some of the drug companies have programs to help provide drugs for people who can not afford them. I would look at the website for the drugs and you ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Vagina: why do you think that your vagina is puffy? Have you had recent unprotected sex that you are worried about a std?
A female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Rash: This could be a rash due to irritation from the chemicals that you were using or a contact dermatitis. Make sure that you cleaned the area well. If i... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Hard to tell: An elevated eosinophil count can be normal but can also be a sign of disease. It is more the absolute number of the cells than the percent that matte... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Rash: If you stop the drug it should stop the reaction in less than a day. Cipro is not in the same antibiotic group as metronidazole.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Possible infection: You should see a doctor as you may have strep which needs antibiotics.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Yes: Those can be a sign of an allergic reaction
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
See a doctor: This could be an infection and you should be seen.
A female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Yes: You can take these medication together
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Maybe: Your heart rate can increase when the body is under stress.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Maybe: Sperm are in preejaculate fluid.
A female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Yes: As long and it is just small amounts of blood on the tissue and not large amounts it is likely ok to wait. This can be caused by hemorrhoids.
A male asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Penicillin: Penicillin does not treat viruses it treats bacteria.
A male asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Yes: You can use saline in a sinus rinse after using the Flonase but I would wait for at least on hour. If you are just using the sinus spray like wetting... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Rash: This could possibly be ringworm which is a fungus? Are the borders raised?
A 92-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Cat bite: When was the cat bite? It is possible that your family member needs antibiotics as hand bites can become infected.
A member asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Get it checked out: Hi. It is possible that this could be an infection and may need treatment. I would get this checked by a doctor.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Maybe: There is a condition called gustatory rhinitis which is a form of non-allergic rhinitis which can also cause this symptom. It is possible that you ca... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Allergies: There can be year round allergens such as animals or mites. You should see an allergist for options
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Maybe: Flonase does contain alcohol which can irritate some peoples noses. Rhinocort can also cause nasal bleeding but it does not contain the alcohol which... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
No: That low of a dose is unlikely to be effective. It also depends what you are taking it for.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Viral illness: It is still viral season out there and your symptoms sound like you have a virus. If the symptoms persist beyond a week or you start to have shortnes... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Sinuses: The cause of sinusitis can be allergies, viruses, bacteria and other things. A Mri can show inflammation but not the cause.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Asthma: Asthma can cause both of those symptoms and you may need medication which requires a prescription.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Maybe: I would try it for a month but continue if it works.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Flonase: Flonase can cause nasal bleeding and sensitivity along with allergies.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Yes: There are lymph nodes behind the ear.

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Thanks Dr.Emmert very grateful for your interesting professional advice most helpful answer too. Best wishes from England UK
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank You... May be this answer save my clients (Doctor) career
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks. Specifics to talk to my doc about.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Saint Louis University School of Medicine, MO
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, the St. Louis Region - Spring
2017
Top Allergist and Immunologist, First Place, Missouri - Spring
2017
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