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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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Can seasonal allergies cause low grade fever in children? Specifically: tree pollen, sneezy, snotty runny nose, and a 99.4 temp.

Can seasonal allergies cause low grade fever in children? Specifically: tree pollen, sneezy, snotty runny nose, and a 99.4 temp.

Remember: 99.4 is not a fever. Anything above 100.4 degrees f is considered a fever. Allergies don't normally cause fevers unless there is overlapping viral or bacterial illness , then it would ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies cause a very low grade fever? 99.0 at night? Is this something to be concerned about?

Can seasonal allergies cause a very low grade fever? 99.0 at night? Is this something to be concerned about?

Body temperature: Everyone's baseline temperature varies. 98.6 f is the average temperature for most people. 99.0 f is normal for some people. There is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies (mold, ragweed, etc.) cause a person to feel hot/flushed or even develop a slight/low-grade fever? If so, why?

Dr. Al Hegab Dr. Hegab
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Can seasonal allergies (mold, ragweed, etc.) cause a person to feel hot/flushed or even develop a slight/low-grade fever? If so, why?

No, unless: there is a super added infection, viral / bacterial in the upper / lower respiratory tracts. Allergy is a sort of chronic inflammation, if uncontrolled, can set the ground for acute bouts on other types of inflammation caused by micro-organisms which can lead to symptoms you mentioned, wish you wellness ...Read more

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What would cause reoccuring sickness in child: high fever, nasal/chest cong. Seems to come on about every 6wks. Neg for strep/flu. Seasonal allergies?

What would cause reoccuring sickness in child: high fever, nasal/chest cong. Seems to come on about every 6wks. Neg for strep/flu. Seasonal allergies?

Not allergies: Allergies would not cause fever. I would want to know the following: how old is the child? How long has this been going on? Any other lab work, specifically a blood count? Any other symptoms, such as swollen glands, sores in the mouth, rashes, joint swelling? How high is the fever? Recurrent fevers of unknown origin are sometimes referred to pediatric infectious disease specialists. ...Read more

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Is it hay fever or seasonal allergy worse?

Is it hay fever or seasonal allergy worse?

Both the same: These terms are use for essentially the same process. I don't know many people who hang around "hay" to get their hay fever, although there can be a lot of moldy or allergenic stuff in hay. The term evolved to mean the same thing as seasonal allergy. ...Read more

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Is hay fever a seasonal allergy in cold clinate?

Is hay fever a seasonal allergy in cold clinate?

Seasonal rhinitis: Hay fever is a misnomer for a form of seasonal rhinits. It may arise in any climate. We call it seasonal rhinitis and it is usually aggrevated in the spring or fall. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cure allergies caused by pollen, dust, hay fever, etc. Without getting an allergy shot every two weeks?

Is it possible to cure allergies caused by pollen, dust, hay fever, etc. Without getting an allergy shot every two weeks?

No: You can help reduce your symptoms with avoidance and medications although allergy shots are really the only treatment option that can provide long term benefit even after stopping. ...Read more

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What is the best allergy medication for seasonal allergies like pollen, dust, ragweed, hay fever, dogs, cats, hamsters etc?

What is the best allergy medication for seasonal allergies like pollen, dust, ragweed, hay fever, dogs, cats, hamsters etc?

There are a few: Not one medicine is better than another....Everyone's system is different...Some people get better with allegra..Others with zyrtec..Others with Claritin or even benadryl (diphenhydramine). These are now over-the-counter...Try some and read the labels. If you don't feel better, see a board certified allergist (www.Acaai.Org). Good luck. ...Read more

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I've had seasonal allergies all month and out of the blue I got a swollen lymph node on the left side of my neck with no fever. allergy related?

I've had seasonal allergies all month and out of the blue I got a swollen lymph node on the left side of my neck with no fever. allergy related?

Swollen neck LN: Could be with all the allergies you could have an infection, post nasal drip, sinusitis, even throat infection without fever or significant symptoms . The protocol is monitor a lymph node for a month if does not resovle then biopsy. ...Read more

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Is it true that hay fever, other allergies originate in the gut? Caused by a virus or bacteria in the gut? Thank you.

Is it true that hay fever, other allergies originate in the gut?  Caused by a virus or bacteria in the gut?  Thank you.

Not really.: The ability to be allergic is inherited. If and to what you become allergic is influenced by multiple factors including exposures to foods, inhalants, infectious agents and the timing of those exposures. Other environmental exposures likely play a role, like pollutants. ...Read more

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5 y.O has seasonal allergies.Has been coughing then vomiting once every night.Productive cough.Had a low grade fever but not anymore.Sinusitis mayb?

5 y.O has seasonal allergies.Has been coughing then vomiting once every night.Productive cough.Had a low grade fever but not anymore.Sinusitis mayb?

Infection possible: Seasonal allergies are typically associated with clear or white nasal discharge and no fever. The productive cough may indicate that another condition is present. These conditions include sinusitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, tb, post nasal drip. I would suggest speaking to your doctor about the possibility of an infection and the use of nasal steroids and an anti-histamine. Prmg fax 8582599689 for?S. ...Read more

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I have had a sore throat for a long time, but i also have quite bad hay fever, could my allergies be a cause of my sore throat ?

I have had a sore throat for a long time, but i also have quite bad hay fever, could my allergies be a cause of my sore throat ?

Absolutely: "hay fever" often causes sneezing, runny nose, and nasal congestion..Which can lead to dripping at the back of the nose.. Which goes down the throat..This could definitely cause a sore throat...See an allergist..There are many good treatments to help you feel better. ...Read more

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I am scheduled for foot surgery on 5/29 and am having seasonal allergies. No fever or cough, just runny nose and sinus pressure. Will they still do it?

I am scheduled for foot surgery on 5/29 and am having seasonal allergies. No fever or cough, just runny nose and sinus pressure. Will they still do it?

When surgery is: Elective my preference is to have the patient "optimized" for surgery. Hence, I would prefer to have your sinus issues and runny nose resolved prior to the surgery so that it would not interfere in anyway. Having said that, it would be upto anesthesia if they wanted to proceed. ...Read more

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13 yr o f, seasonal allergies, history of throat & sinus infections. Has pea size fleshy red bumps on bk of throat. Pain, no fever. What might it be?

13 yr o f, seasonal allergies, history of throat & sinus infections. Has pea size fleshy red bumps on bk of throat. Pain, no fever. What might it be?

Infection vs drainag: You need to have this visualized by a physician who can do a swab for gram stain and culture. It could very well be inflammation due to constant nasal drainage but do not be foolish and sit idly by. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a cold, flu, or am suffering from seasonal allergies?

How can I tell if I have a cold, flu, or am suffering from seasonal allergies?

Timing and degree: Sometimes it is hard to tell. To briefly summarize i will describe the general symptoms of each flu: the most obvious- very sudden onset high fevers, severely ill, severe muscle aches, sweats, lasts 1-2 weeks- will almost always need to miss work cold: stuffy nose, thicker mucous, cough , sore throat , faily sudden onset. Allergies: slower onset, runny mucous, itchy nose, itchy eyes, dry cough. ...Read more

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Seasonal Allergies (Definition)

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


Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more