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A 21-year-old male asked:

How to get free from cold allergy??

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Two different ?: Allergy occurs when your genes interact with the environment. There is a strong hereditary component to it. Treatments include avoidance of allergens, medications, and /or allergy shots. Cold is from exposure to a virus and one can minimize exposure by frequent hand washing and staying away from people with a cold. There is no specific Rx for it at this time.
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