Think you’re allergic to penicillin? If you haven’t had a skin test, you might want to rethink it. Our allergist explains why.
When springtime pollen arrives ― it comes on strong and quick, and can bring symptoms of sneezing, and itchy watery eyes with it. An allergist explains effective ways to keep outdoor allergens out of your home.
It may be easy for you to recognize your own allergy symptoms, but it can be tough for even the most seasoned parent to tell the difference between allergies and a cold in kids. Here’s one allergist’s advice.
New research suggests that adult-onset food allergies are more common than previously though. Here’s how common they are, and what the top five adult food allergens are.
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Not all allergens hibernate in the winter. Our allergist explains the reasons why you might actually suffer more in the winter.
You’re not imagining it! If you have hay fever, certain foods can make your mouth or throat itch or tingle. Allergist Martin Smith, MD, explains this phenomenon called oral allergy syndrome, or food-pollen syndrome.
Think your house is free of the eight most common allergens: cat, dog, cockroach, mouse, rat, mold and two types of dust mites? There’s a 99 percent chance you’re wrong. Allergist Sandra Hong, MD, explains.
Do cats or pollen make you sneeze and cough? When symptoms affect both your nose and your lungs, you may have allergic asthma. Learn how to manage it.
Do you yell at the TV during football games? Force yourself to be heard even when you have laryngitis? Show your voice a little more love. Here’s how to preserve it over time.
Phlegm and excessive mucus may not be much of a conversation starter, but if you have too much of it, it can drive you crazy. Find out possible reasons why — and get tips to remedy the problem.