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Doctor insights on: I Always Get A Cold Around The Same Time Each Year Could This Be Allergies

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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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What to do if i get allergies this time of the year and one types of allergies?

What to do if i get allergies this time of the year and one types of allergies?

Unsure: Of what you are actually asking, but in general, trees pollenate in the spring, grasses in the summer, and weeds in the fall. ...Read more

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Florida is hot, sticky and humid 11 months a year. Being in an air conditioned house is very expensive. Can people get allergies in a/c all the time?

Florida is hot, sticky and humid 11 months a year. Being in an air conditioned house is very expensive. Can people get allergies in a/c all the time?

Of course: There are lots of reasons for indoor allergies - pets, dust, mites, mold, mildew. If you notice a difference when you are out of your house, then you might want to go through your house to remove allergens and have the a/c ducts cleaned out. ...Read more

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I have been coughing for a few weeks - this time a year i get allergies but those symptoms have subdued but the cough is getting worse ?

? asthma: Cough could be the only sign of asthma, in fact there is what's called" cough variant asthma", seasonality and history of allergies are strong attributes, an evaluation by an allergist is worth pursuing. ...Read more

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What would happen if year round grass allergy is not treated, and you get nose symptoms all the time?

What would happen if year round grass allergy is not treated, and you get nose symptoms all the time?

Symptoms continue: Usually grass allergy is seasonal. Year-round symptoms usually suggest environmental allergy as well. You should be evaluated for that possibility. ...Read more

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I find that every year arround this time i get hoarse and a dry cough i have season allergy?

I find that every year arround this time i get hoarse and a dry cough i have season allergy?

Its possible: Some people do indeed have seasonal allergies causing hoarseness, cough. Sometimes runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes. You could also have a viral infection mimicking this symptom complex. Try over the counter allergy medicines and consider seeing a doctor if worsesn. ...Read more

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Sputum has foul smell. Not coughing otherwise, no cold, no fever. Do have sinus allergies at certain times of year. ?

Sputum has foul smell. Not coughing otherwise, no cold, no fever. Do have sinus allergies at certain times of year. ?

Several possibles: There are several possibilities for bad odors. First, are you certain it's your sputum that has the odor. I'd ramp up my oral hygiene including flossing, gargle to loosen any food particles stuck in throat, use a Neti Pot to rinse your sinuses daily, and see if these improve things in the next 2 weeks. No smoking or tobacco products. Breath mints ok as long as sugarless (less bacterial growth). ...Read more

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I get eczema on my lips every year at the same time that lasts for a few months. It happens with warm weather/pollen allergies. Anything I can do?

I get eczema on my lips every year at the same time that lasts for a few months. It happens with warm weather/pollen allergies. Anything I can do?

Keep the scan well lubricated and if a persistent problem try to get a prescription for a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent.: Keep in the scan well lubricated is overall the best therapy for eczema. You must be careful in using steroid creams on the face, because they tend to thin the skin. Talk to your doctor about the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory creams for the face. ...Read more

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How to get rid of sinus and head pressure..? Ok for the past year I have had these pressure headaches I have went to the doctors about 10 times over this they have all told me the sane thing that it some sort of allergy.I get pressure from my head on then

How to get rid of sinus and head pressure..? Ok for the past year I have had these pressure headaches I have went to the doctors about 10 times over this they have all told me the sane thing that it some sort of allergy.I get pressure from my head on then

Allergies: Well then stop wasting your time and go see an allergist, get tested, get to the bottom of it and find out what is triggering your symptoms and how you can manage them. The allergist can discuss different treatment options with you and provide you with long term relief. Find one at acaai.Org or aaaai.Org. ...Read more

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