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Doctor insights on: Ragweed Allergy Relief

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How do I get allergy relief?

How do I get allergy relief?

Allergies: First and foremost, get in to see an allergist to find out what you are allergic to. Over the counter allergy medications are never very effective although it is a multi-billion dollar industry that the american public believes helps based on the lies of commercials. See your allergist, find out what you are allergic to, and come up with a good plan of action to avoid and treat. ...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


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How can I get allergy relief?

How can I get allergy relief?

Self treat allergies: Avoidance is first. There are multiple otc antihistamines that can help sneezing and itching, other nasal, chest, gi, and skin symptoms require prescription medication. If these do not give adequate control, are not tolerated, or there are more severe or concurrent diseases see a board certified allergist. ...Read more

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What OTC products work for allergy relief?

What OTC products work for allergy relief?

Several: There are several otc allergy medicines that are available. Some examples include allegra, zyrtec and claritin (loratadine). ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what to do for allergy relief help please?

I'm curious as to what to do for allergy relief help please?

Allergy medications: I suppose you refer to seasonal allergic rhino conjunctivitis treatment, which we commonly refer to as seasonal allergy symptoms or hay fever. You can try otc antihistamine and newly approved OTC nose spray. However, those are weak medications. If you are still symptomatic, you might want to see your doctor to get stronger and more efficient medications. ...Read more

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Do allergy relief pillows work well?

Do allergy relief pillows work well?

Yes but: There are several companies that claim that they have allergy pillows but not all are not the same. Google mission:allergy -- this is a company run by an allergist (not my company) and offers high quality allergy covers and pillows that are effective. ...Read more

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When does ragweed allergy season end?

Ragweed season: Depends on the part of the country you're in. Generally, however, it runs from mid-july until the first hard frost. ...Read more

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Can i give equate allergy relief and q tap?

Can i give equate allergy relief and q tap?

For yourself: For yourself or a child? Equate has Diphenhydramine for allergies. Most Q-tap for colds does not have an antihistamine in it, so should be fine. As long as not antihistamine in the qtap. ...Read more

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Dirty air in your house a risk if ragweed allergy?

NO: Ragweed is a specific plant, which usually results in allergy symptoms in the fall. ...Read more