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Is there any way to treat bad allergies to mold and weeds?

Is there any way to treat bad allergies to mold and weeds?

See Allergist: Molds are year-round allergens and weeds are limited to fall season. The first step to getting you feeling better is to see an Allergist for appropriate skin or blood testing. Once they determine what you are allergic to, appropriate avoidance measures and medications like nasal sprays can be prescribed. Allergy shots or immunotherapy is also an option. ...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


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Is it possible to have my house tested for allergies like mold and mildew?

Is it possible to have my house tested for allergies like mold and mildew?

Yes.: There are companies that can test (and treat, if necessary) your house. Ask for and check references. Look for specialists who are affiliated with professional organizations. ...Read more

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Can allergies to mold or cigarette smoke cause a reoccurrence of pleurisy? I has a bilateral pe and pleurisy.

Can allergies to mold or cigarette smoke cause a reoccurrence of pleurisy? I has a bilateral pe and pleurisy.

No: Mold allergy can cause asthma and even a pneumonia-like condition but not pleurisy per se . Cigarette smoke is unhealthy can can cause breathing problem in susceptible people but not pleurisy. What do you mean by pe-pulmonary embolism ? ...Read more

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Can allergies to mold and dust cause burping?

Can allergies to mold and dust cause burping?

No: Mold and dust are airborne allergens, with the usual symptoms being runny nose, stuffy nose, mild cough, and itching in the nose and/or eyes. People whose have asthma symptoms can get more wheezing and coughing when the air has mold or dust. Burping is not a respiratory symptom, but instead is from air escaping up from the stomach. Burping is not caused by airborne allergens. ...Read more

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Can allergies or mold exposure cause anxiety like symptoms, sob, lightheadedness?

Yes: Allergies can cause any symptoms depending on what is the target organ and when one suffers then comes anxiety indirectly . Get skin tested and work on avoiding the cause. ...Read more

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Can allergies to molds pollens dust etc include symptoms of lightheaded, feeling a little spacey etc?

Can allergies to molds pollens dust etc include symptoms of lightheaded, feeling a little spacey etc?

Perhaps: but only indirectly if the problem affects your inner ear or causing sleep deprivation. Some antihistamines especially the older ones may also dull your brain. ...Read more

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How can an adult develope allergys to mold, pollen, dust mites and grass?

How can an adult develope allergys to mold, pollen, dust mites and grass?

Gene & environment: When your genes and the changing environment intreacts, some people would develop allergies. Allergy develops because your immune system has been redirected to react to otherwise innocuous substances such as animal dander, pollen, dust mite,mold, food etc. The stronger a family history of allergic diseases, the more likely you are going to become allergic. ...Read more

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Had sinus surgery for nose; swells get black n blue. Allergies to molds bad. Can my bottom jaw hurt from sinus when barometric pressure/wind high. ?

Had sinus surgery for nose; swells get black n blue.  Allergies to molds bad. Can my bottom jaw hurt from sinus when barometric pressure/wind high.  ?

Not: In severe and chronic maxillary sinusitis, the upper teeth but not the lower may be involved. If you have allergies, you will need to get this treated as well because the nasal swelling will likely close up the sinus openings leading to sinusitis again despite the surgery. If you have water damage at your home, you need to get it fixed or move out. Recommend an allergy consult. ...Read more