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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience 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.The Allegra (fexo ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
OTC: Otc antihistamines are considered category b for pregnancy. The only rx nasal spray in this category is rhinocort aqua.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Get rid of the cat or see an allergist, who can help "immunize" you to it.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Highly unusual: but one can never say never in medicine. The scenario I can think of is when one has severe asthma and is allergic to cat. In which case, the cat expo ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
OTC: Cat allergies are treated the same as other environmental allergies. Use an antihistamine such as claritin, zyrtec, or allegra. There is also zaditor ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many treatments: First, cat avoidance would help. If that's not practical, you could treat with over-the-counter antihistamines (cetirizine or fexofenadine), prescript ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many treatments: First, cat avoidance would help. If that's not practical, you could treat with over-the-counter antihistamines (cetirizine or fexofenadine), prescript ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
46 years experience Dentistry
Friend wanting cat: Sorry, but this is reality. Be humane to yourself.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
26 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Define cure: If you mean off all medications without any symptoms whatsoever, then that's unlikely. However, allergen immunotherapy is effective at significantly ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bhavin Patel
25 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Immunotherapy: If you have a cat allergy, that means that your body has developed a sensitivity to the cat allergen, fel d1. The only way to "fight" this allergy is ... Read More
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