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Treating Seasonal Allergies (Overview)

Treating Seasonal allergies


Treating Seasonal Allergies (Overview)

Treating Seasonal allergies


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Reduce severe seasonal allergies?

Reduce severe seasonal allergies?

Meds & allergy shots: The best treatment for seasonal allergy is immunotherapy (allergy shots), which can cure the disease altogether. Medications such as antihistamines and nasal steroids are possible treatments as well. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use diphenhydramine topical cream
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Avoid the offending agent (s)
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Find out if you are allergic to nickel, as nickel is often the cause of skin allergies
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How can I cure seasonal allergies?

How can I cure seasonal allergies?

Go for control: While a "cure" is unlikely, seasonal allergies can be controlled long term by undergoing allergen immunotherapy or allergy shots. They work for 80% of persons and can decrease symptoms and medication need. After 3-5 years of injections, most people have long lasting relief after injections are stopped. Medications help, but as soon after meds are stopped, symptoms return. ...Read more

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How to deal with seasonal allergies?

How to deal with seasonal allergies?

Antihistamines: There are several newer antihistamines that are now over the counter. Allegra, zyrtec and Claritin (loratadine) to name a few. Try these at suggested dosage. If they don't work, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Treating Dandruff (Checklist)

Do not shampoo frequently, as it will dry out your scalp
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Alternate shampoos; use zinc for three days and tar for three days, and so on
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Don't scratch your scalp
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What to take for your seasonal allergies?

What to take for your seasonal allergies?

See below: There are three main treatment options: avoidance, medications and allergy shots. Medications include oral antihistamines, nasal antihistamines and steroids and limited use of decongestants. ...Read more

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Treating Tinnitus (Checklist)

Consult an ear, nose, and throat specialist to determine the cause of your tinnitus
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Ask your doctor if taking aspirin is contributing to your tinnitus
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Ask your doctor if TMJ/TMD is causing your tinnitus
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Try taking ginkgo supplements, as they can help with tinnitus
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How long do seasonal allergies last, help?

How long do seasonal allergies last, help?

Seasonal allergy: As the terminology says, it would last until the season is over. I suppose what you refer to as seasonal allergy is seasonal allergic rhinoconjunctivitis or hay fever like diseases. You should check with your local allergist to see if it is the case and which seasons you are likely to be affected. ...Read more

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Can children grow out of seasonal allergies?

Can children grow out of seasonal allergies?

Sometimes: Some people's allergies get better over years, some get worse, and some are stable. Keeping allergies well-controlled not only keeps kids feeling better and sleeping better, but also doing better in school (it's hard to learn material when you feel miserable)! also, keeping allergies under control decreases the risk of ear infections and sinusitis. ...Read more

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Treating Hemorrhoids (Checklist)

See a general or colorectal surgeon
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Use stool softeners
Daily
Increase your fiber intake
Daily
Increase your hydration
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What do you recommend for seasonal allergies?

What do you recommend for seasonal allergies?

Few of them: You can use steroid nasal spray so called Fluticasone. From otc antihistamines you can take Zyrtec. You can also see an allergy specialist who can pinpoint the allergens that you are allergic to and immunize you agaist that allergens. ...Read more

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What medicine to take for seasonal allergies?

Several choices: The most effective treatment for relief of seasonal allergies are prescription nasal steroid sprays (qnasl, nasonex, (mometasone) rhinocort, flonase). If symptoms are mild then over the counter zyrtec, claritin, or Allegra can help. It's best to start treating seasonal allergies before the "season" starts. This is a prevention approach. If the above meds haven't controlled symptoms, consider allergy shots. ...Read more

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Treating Urethritis (Checklist)

Schedule a visit with your doctor for an exam and testing
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Ask your doctor to test you for STDs
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Ask your doctor if you need a prostate exam
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Take all your medications as they are prescribed
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What can I do to deal with seasonal allergies?

What can I do to deal with seasonal allergies?

Plan ahead: Once symptoms start, they are more difficult to control. Avoidance of pollen is frequently not practical. Medications can be very helpful especially if taken before the pollen starts blowing around. Allergy injections are the best long term treatment. An allergist can assist in an individualized treatment plan. ...Read more

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What are good options for ?Seasonal allergies?

What are good options for ?Seasonal allergies?

Seasonal treatment: Otc medications such as Loratadine started a few weeks before the "season" and continued until the season is complete. More targeted therapy such as eye drops and nasal antihistamines or steroids may do just as well or be added to the Loratadine if necessary. ...Read more

Dr. Vikas Duvvuri Dr. Duvvuri
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Treating Mania (Checklist)

Track your moods using a mood graph
daily
Identify your lows and highs
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Try to match your behaviors to your mood
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How best to stop your child's seasonal allergies?

How best to stop your child's seasonal allergies?

Immunotherapy: It is difficult to avoid seasonal allergens, so we often use medications first. These due a great job of reducing the effects of the inflammatory response to allergens, but allergy shots work best - they desensitize your child so there is no allergic inflammation in the first place. Further, it is only shots, not medications, that reduce the likelihood of your child developing asthma over time. ...Read more

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How to relieve seasonal allergies in natural way?

How to relieve seasonal allergies in natural way?

Allergy injections: The most natural way to control significant seasonal allergies that is proven by scientific method is allergy injections [allergy shots]. Over time, the injections can decrease a persons sensitivity that last beyond when the shots were stopped. Medications treat symptoms; allergy shots are "disease modifying" season after season after season. The science on supplements, herbals, etc is lacking. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Seasonal Allergies (Definition)

An allergic response causing itchy, watery eyes, ...Read more