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Mold is a huge allergen for me - can anything be done other than using antihistamines to help with this allergy?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Several options

Once an allergen is identified there are three general treatment options: avoidance, medications and allergy vaccine therapy.

In brief: Several options

Once an allergen is identified there are three general treatment options: avoidance, medications and allergy vaccine therapy.
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Dr. Andrew Murphy
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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Avoid, Meds, Shots

Mold allergy can best be treated by a combination of avoidance, medications and immunotherapy.
In addition to antihistamines, you might want to use decongestants, prescription nasal sprays, or a medication like singulair (montelukast) that decreases inflammation without being a steroid. Avoidance means cleaning indoor sources of exposure, and immunotherapy is specific injections of mold extracts.

In brief: Avoid, Meds, Shots

Mold allergy can best be treated by a combination of avoidance, medications and immunotherapy.
In addition to antihistamines, you might want to use decongestants, prescription nasal sprays, or a medication like singulair (montelukast) that decreases inflammation without being a steroid. Avoidance means cleaning indoor sources of exposure, and immunotherapy is specific injections of mold extracts.
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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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