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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Testing Qualitative: Prick testing is qualitative not quantitative, so you cannot derive severity from your results. Also, in order to interpret results you need saline a ... Read More

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
You bet: Sress can be a factor in each and every disease idirectoly, sress ( ulcers, headache, adrenal outpore, obesity and so on) unde ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes : X--mite, rock salt, coffee. Best is no carpet.
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Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Mattress cover: Great question. A cheaper choice may be just using the mattress cover.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Davidson
17 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
You need help!: Sounds like a delayed immune response to the mold exposure. History of asthma? You may benefit from inhaled medications to decrease the congestion/cou ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
I have seen this: While the +ANA is suggestive of SLE there can be other causes - other connective tissue disease, autoimmune thyroid disease, auto immune hepatitis to ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No-yes-probably: House dust mites only dwell indoors and are present primarily in your mattress, box spring, and pillows if you live in tropical or temperate zones and ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Various meds: There are various medications for rlief of allergy symptoms. These medications include antihistamines both over the counter and prescription, prescrip ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Pet allergy: Allegra should tame down your reactions to pet fur, as it should also improve your nasal symptoms.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Best allergy med: Hello, all the medications you mentioned are otc antihistamines. Each one works in allergy and some people prefer one over the other. Treatments for ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Nuts cautioned,: It is believed that one is likely allergic to most nuts when a definite allergy to one nut has been documented. However this is not always true since ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See allergist: Your problems appear to be allergic and an allergy consult would be your best bet. I don't know why you thought that a rheumatologist could help you.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Maybe: If you have hay fever and become allergic to black molds, Claritin or Allegra may reduce the runny nose, sneezing, and itchy nose but not likely the c ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Good question: The answer is: not yet, Oral Allergy Syndrome, or Fruit-Pollen syndrome, isn't yet fully understood, and whether immunotherapy to cross-reacting inhal ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Dudrak
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Maybe: Loratidine (claritin) can help, but i find it takes 2 - 4 days to begin to give symptom relief. Ceterizine (zyrtec) is also once/day, and usually help ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Both: Loratadine (brand name claritin) is fda approved for seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and hives. However, it is also effective for treating all ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
48 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Mixed rhinitis: Sounds like perennial mixed rhinitis with both allergic and non-allergic triggers. Evidenced based medicine says topical nasal steroid spray is primar ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean McGhee
22 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: About 10-15% of people who are shellfish allergic (shrimp, lobster, etc) are also clinically sensitive to mollusks (clams, squid(calamari), octopus). ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Varies: Allergic reactions varies with individuals.Some can consume cashews, while to others they are toxic.Reactions can be mild or severe. Mild reactions in ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Antihistamines help: Claritin (loratadine) +/- d, zyrtec +/- d, or Allegra +/- d can help with allergy and asthma symptoms caused by allergies to respiratory pollens or ot ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allergies: Immunotherapy will over time diminish your inflammatory response and decrease your congestion. It is essential part of management of upper and lower a ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Gene & environment: When your genes and the changing environment intreacts, some people would develop allergies. Allergy develops because your immune system has been redi ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Discuss with your MD: or your allergist, next step depends on your symptoms and final diagnosis
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A member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes, : Yes, it can be. But here is the catch. It needs to be from bees in your immediate area. Like within about a four mile radius. Because they are the bee ... Read More

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