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Can the vaccine of olive pollen allergy be taken with asthma medication ( seretide and singular ) ? Is that harmful ?

Can the vaccine of olive pollen allergy be taken with asthma medication ( seretide and singular ) ? Is that harmful ?

Should be ok: You will definitely want to continue asthma medications until your physician advises you otherwise. Your asthma medications should not interfere with the efficacy of your immunotherapy. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Chicken Allergy (Definition)

Chicken allergy is an immunologic reaction to consumption of chicken. Some children will have a condition known as food protein induced enterocolitis in which they developed delayed symptoms of diarrhea and abdominal pain hours after consumption of chicken. Others may have an immediate allergic reaction via an ige mediated mechanism characterized by hives, itch, ...Read more


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For outsoor pollen allergy’s what mask would be good with severe asthma with or without a respirator?

Surgical mask: A N 95 mask is worn to prevent COVID-19 particularly among those who are at risk. If you can obtain one, this may be used. Otherwise a surgical mask to protect you and others is fine. If you do not have a surgical mask, then making one at home from a cotton scarf folded several times with elastic loops attached is suggested. ...Read more

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For how many months should a child take dry powder inhaler with singular to treat asthma attack where she is suffering from olive pollen allergy ?

For how many months should a child take dry powder inhaler with singular to treat asthma attack  where she is suffering from olive pollen allergy ?

Desensitization: If exposure to the pollen can't be avoided, an allergist may offer desensitization to the pollen, which may help. If exposure to the pollen cannot be avoided, and desensitization is not available or is ineffective, then long-term treatment with bronchodilators may be needed ...Read more

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60 year old white m with ideal weight and fit. Current BP is 135/80 under medication. Non smoker with mild asthma under medication with allergies to pollen. In the past 12 months i'v noticed my heart beats harder 3 to 4 times per day, not faster?

Heart beat ?'s: A strong heart beat "3-4 times a day" with your health history probably represents a beat which "feels different" after a skipped beat, which allows the heart to fill with more blood, and the resulting contraction is definitely stronger as a result. This is a normal event, but if accompanied by pain, or if it occurs more often than described, consult a cardiologist. ...Read more

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What do you do to prevent pollens going inside your lungs to prevent allergy/asthma symptoms?

What do you do to prevent pollens going inside your lungs to prevent allergy/asthma symptoms?

Hard: You can wear a high efficiency mask, which is hard to do. Some people try to stay indoors in controlled environment. If there is one particular kind of pollen, you might be able to avoid it. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a pollen allergy?

What are the symptoms of a pollen allergy?

Varied: Typical symptoms of pollen allergy include sneezing, nasal congestion, runny nose, and itchy, watery eyes. Pollen allergy can also trigger asthma symptoms with coughing, wheezing, chest tightness, and difficulty breathing. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a lily pollen allergy?

What are the symptoms of a lily pollen allergy?

Sneezing, runny nose: The most likely symptoms of allergy to lily pollen are sneezing, runny nose, nasal congestion and itchy eyes. Asthma could occur. Treatment would be similar to that for 'hay fever, ' with an antihistamine such as Claritin or allegra. ...Read more

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How can I prevent a bad pollen allergy?

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Avoid triggers: There are four steps to minimizing a bad allergic reaction to anything. First, educate yourself about the problems and treatments. Second, avoid the cause as much as possible. Third, use medications preventatively to reduce the immune reaction. Fourth, if available, consider allergen immunotherapy to also reduce the immune reaction. ...Read more

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Can a pollen allergy cause you to choke?

Can a pollen allergy cause you to choke?

Possibly: Allergy to pollen can cause postnasal drainage, which cold make you feel like you are going to choke. This type of symptom is uncommon, however, compared to the cardinal symptoms of allergic rhinitis (runny nose, sneeze, itchy nose/eyes, nasal congestion). ...Read more

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Is having corn pollen allergy the same as a corn allergy?

Is having corn pollen allergy the same as a corn allergy?

Not exactly: They are both corn related and those with corn allergy may react to corn pollen with runny nose and or asthma. If the corn pollen allergy is moderate to severe, it is best to avoid corn. www.about.com has a good article on this subject. ...Read more

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Is a corn pollen allergy the exact same as a corn allergy?

Is a corn pollen allergy the exact same as a corn allergy?

Pollen allergy OR: No, corn pollen is not the same as the vegetable corn. This comes up with nut trees too, like pecan pollen vs pecan nuts, walnut tree pollen vs walnuts. The allergens in the pollens are not the same as the allergens in the "fruits" the plant produces. We have different skin tests for each and can show you how your responses differ. ...Read more

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Can you get a prescription for epi pen for having a basic pollen allergy?

Can you get a prescription for epi pen for having a basic pollen allergy?

Depends: Epinepherine is far from a benign medication, carrying risks of arrhythmia, heart ischemia, and even death, and so is reserved for patients with the most severe type of allergies, such as ones in which the airway occludes or the patient goes into anaphylactic shock. The best way to find out is to discuss the matter with your doctor, and see if an EpiPen is the right choice for you. Hope this helps ...Read more

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How do you cope with a pollen allergy?

How do you cope with a pollen allergy?

Multiple ways: Avoid peak pollen times which are in the morning. Air conditioning can help. Low or non sedating antihistamines can help (such as loratadine, Cetirizine or fexophenadine). Prescription topical steroid or antihistamine nasal sprays are very effective. Specific allergy immunotherapy (allergy shots fda approved, sublingual immunotherapy is a promising but is not fda approved) can reduce the allergy. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pollen allergy?

How to get rid of pollen allergy?

Move- but: It is nearly impossible to get rid of pollen exposure unless you confine yourself to a room with purified area (HEPA or AC) . If the symptoms are severe, allergy shots would be a good solution by modifying your body's allergic response to them since living in a bubble is not the option most people choose. See allergist. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to overcome the juniper pollen allergy?

Are there any ways to overcome the juniper pollen allergy?

Yes: If you know you are juniper sensitive, you can be desensitized using allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots). For many people, this results in a permanent loss or reduction of sensitivity. Medications and avoidance also work, but symptoms will return after the medication is stopped. ...Read more

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I have pollen allergy & expired claritins (loratadine) what happens if i take 2 tablets?

It is OK: The origional dose studies were up to 40mg/day. The most cost effective dose for adults was the 10mg. The medication like this does not suddenly go bad like out dated milk so you are probably ending up with more than 10mg anyway. ...Read more

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Cockroach Allergy (Definition)

Cockroach particles become part of the dust of buildings, homes or apartments where they live. Even if the roaches are killed, that structure will continue to have particles of dead cockroach in the dust. People can become allergic by breathing that dust and develop symptoms of allergic rhinitis or asthma with future exposures. Avoidance of exposure to this dust is the ...Read more


Castor Bean Allergy (Definition)

The TH2 immune system produces specific IgE to an allergen and thus the overall reactions will be the same with variations due to organ susceptibility, genetics, degree of allergy (stronger skin test response often but not always reflects more severe reactions), the amount of allergens. Certain medications worsens the severity of reactions. Handling castor bean ...Read more