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2015 Seasonal allergies are awful in NJ and ZyrtecD 5mg isnt helping me AT ALL , should I bother with ClaritinD or seek an allergy 'steroid' shot?
See below: Zyrtec D is stronger than Claritin D. Generally speaking if Claritin or Allegra are not helping allergists will often ask the patient to double the dose(plain anti-histamine with out the "D"). Flonase will often help nasal symptom. Visine-A will help allergic conjunctivitis. When the above are not helping a short course of corticosteroids can help. For more info go to http://bit.ly/1vIxPUk ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more
On cloxacillin500mg fr 5 days, still worst.neck&chest more acne,itchy.having allergy-steroid,butthe cream prescribed contain steroid.i need proper gel?
Have BAD allergies. Steroid sprays give me nosebleeds. (I spray outwards). Refuse allergy shots. Is it worth seeing an allergist? Options?
Yes!: Unless you already know everything that you are allergic to, it would be good to see an allergist to determine what you are allergic to, and therefore try to avoid it, and there are also some new oral antihistamines on the market that may help! Have you tried Astelin nasal spray? It is an antihistamine spray, so it might not cause nosebleeds if you use it. Requires a Rx tho'. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lower right flank pain! not sharp, duller, present & persistent. Need to urinate more than usual.No uti. Antibiotic allergy & steroid shot today. Recent mva w/in 1.5 wk. Have virus/cold. Why/what
Lots of Options: OTC non-sedating antihistamines like Allegra, Claritin, or Zyrtec are helpful for seasonal/perennial allergic rhinitis symptoms. The gold-standard treatment are daily nasal steroid sprays, however you can try antihistamine nasal spray instead. Avoidance of triggers is important and allergy shots are also an option. Saline sprays are useful but will not provide lasting relief used alone. ...Read more
I have sinusitis and allergys. Sprays and steroids make me feel bad. Is there a prescription medicine for this problem?
Diagnosis first: There is a difference between seasonal allergies, all year allergies, and sinusitis. Correct diagnosis must be done first. I seen thousands of patients who suffered simple runny nose to severe headaches , and difficulty even talking or breathing. I treated them based on the severity and correct diagnosis. Cromolyn nasal spray with over counter antihistamine may work good. See md for sinusitis. ...Read more
Allergy nasal sprays: Steroid injections are not appropriate treatments for seasonal allergies. Usually, a combination of antihistamines and nasal sprays can be helpful. Steroid nasal sprays reduce inflammation inside the nose in order to allow improved breathing. They must be used daily and they take about 1 week to achieve peak efficacy. ...Read more
Multi-prong approach: The treatment approach for allergies is avoidance of the triggering allergy, medications and allergy injections if necessary. Nasal steroid sprays are the most effective treatment. Singulair has about the same effectiveness as antihistamines. A board certified allergist is a great resource to provide an individualized treatment plan just for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoidance: Dust free bedroom precautions like no carpet, no cloth draperies, hypoallergenic pillows, possibly a mattress cover, saline nose spray, anithistamines and nasal steroid sprays. ...Read more
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