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Grants Pass, OR
A 24-year-old female asked:

i'm on a lot of allergy meds can i ask my dr 2 reevaluate my meds?(fluticasone pro spray , hydroxyzine, zyrtec, (cetirizine) sudogest, & allergy shots) help

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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Yes: Yes. If you have not, you should see an allergist as well.

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