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My allergies have just been killing me lately. Do I need to see a specialist?
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Not necessarily
There are many effective over-the-counter medications for allergies.
For allergic rhinitis there is allegra, zyrtec, Claritin & nasacrom. For allergic eyes there is zaditor (ketotifen). For eczema there is Hydrocortisone cream & moisturizing creams & ointments. For hives there is allegra, zyrtec & claritin. See your pcp before going to a specialist. Allergists are glad to be here. We're not always required.

In brief: Not necessarily
There are many effective over-the-counter medications for allergies.
For allergic rhinitis there is allegra, zyrtec, Claritin & nasacrom. For allergic eyes there is zaditor (ketotifen). For eczema there is Hydrocortisone cream & moisturizing creams & ointments. For hives there is allegra, zyrtec & claritin. See your pcp before going to a specialist. Allergists are glad to be here. We're not always required.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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Dr. Michael Palumbo
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Yes
If allergies are.

In brief: Yes
If allergies are.
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Dr. Michael Palumbo
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