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Dr. John McMahan
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Nasal Allergy (Overview)

A response of the nasal tissue to an allergen in an individual with a hereditary disorder termed atopy resulting in an inflammatory response.


Dr. John McMahan
67 doctors shared insights

Nasal Allergy (Overview)

A response of the nasal tissue to an allergen in an individual with a hereditary disorder termed atopy resulting in an inflammatory response.


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What are the symptoms of nasal allergy in a 8 month old baby my bub keeps getting frequent throat and ear infections antibiotics is not helping him?

What are the symptoms of nasal allergy in a 8 month old baby my bub keeps getting frequent throat and ear infections antibiotics is not helping him?

Culture/Immune w/u: Frequent ear throat infections may be related to a variety of causes. Viruses will not be treated by the antibiotics. Some bacteria may be resistant to the antibiotics. If your child has reflux, aspiration into the nasal passages can lead to congestion and infections. Additionally, evaluation for allergies/immune deficiencies can be ordered by your doctor. Prmg resp fax us 858 259 9689 rev records. ...Read more

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Saline nasal allergy spray called asteoto. it's main ingredient is azelastine hcl. could that show up on my drug test?

Saline nasal allergy spray called asteoto. it's main ingredient is azelastine hcl. could that show up on my drug test?

No, but sedating: Tons of meds cause false-positive results in drug tests. It depends on the actual testing reagents. Here's just one ex: http://www.pharmacologyweekly.com/articles/drug-classes-cause-false-positive-urine-drug-screen. Be honest reporting all meds, even if they won't show. Your antihistamine drops are considered sedating, so may be prohibited if you are a pilot/ATC. Consider montelukast. Works well. ...Read more

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What causes nasal polyps: mild allergies or fungus?

What causes nasal polyps: mild allergies or fungus?

Nasal polyps: these are complex, they occur in individuals with nasal allergies, but also occur with aspirin allergy and asthma and also can be sporadic without a known cause. They are tricky to treat and you need a good ENT and Allergist to tackle the problem properly ...Read more

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What do doctors mean by a nasal allergy?

What do doctors mean by a nasal allergy?

Nose attack: Your nose is the target i.E stuffy, runny, itchy, and sneezy nose b, cause of allergens ...Read more

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What are some of the common types of medicine use by means of injection to treat nasal allergy?

What are some of the common types of medicine use by means of injection to treat nasal allergy?

Usually oral: Most meds to treat allergy are oral and consist of antihistamines, steroid and antihistamine nasal sprays, and if those are not effective allergy shots of the things you react to on allergy testing. See an allergist. ...Read more

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How 'are nasal allergies treated?

How 'are nasal allergies treated?

See below: As with other allergies. You should try otc claritin, zyrtec, or allegra. If that does not work, then discuss the use of nasal steroid spray with your doctor. ...Read more

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Nasacort (triamcinolone) or flonaise, what is better for treating nasal allergies?

Nasacort (triamcinolone) or flonaise, what is better for treating nasal allergies?

Roughly Equal: Either of these sprays are fine for allergies. They both work the same way. Nasacort (triamcinolone) is available over the counter which means you do not need a prescription. It is also scent and alcohol free so it is easier on the nose. Flonase is very effective, but does contain alcohol and some scent which does irritate some noses. ...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. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more