People with egg allergies were once advised to avoid the flu vaccine. Today, anyone with an egg allergy can a flu shot, but there are caveats. Learn more, including which rare reaction does rule out the flu vaccine.
For kids with food allergies, eating the wrong thing can trigger a potentially fatal reaction. Yet a dramatic rise in children’s food allergies over the last 20 years has doctors rethinking their tried-and-true approaches.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Allergist Lily Pien, MD, answers this one.
Food allergy bullying is a growing problem, but parents and children can take steps to help reduce these hurtful, at times life-threatening experiences.
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Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our Short Answer series. Allergist Sandra Hong, MD, answers this one.
Eye allergies and eye infections are treated differently, and what works for one won’t always help with the other. Diagnosis matters most for proper treatment.
Penicillin is an effective antibiotic, but many people believe they’re allergic to it. And many people are mistaken. A simple skin test can tell you whether you’re truly allergic.
Most minor eye irritation can be treated with over-the-counter eye drops. But how do you know which products are best for your itchy, watery or dry eyes? Here’s a quick primer, as well as information about when to contact your doctor.
If you’ve never done any acupressure, there are so many reasons to try it. It’s easy to learn, safe, effective and costs nothing. For allergy sufferers, there are some simple acupressure techniques that can give you sinus relief. Watch this video to learn more.
Do you think of spring when you think about allergies? Many of us do. However, winter and colder temperatures cause problems for allergy sufferers too. As people often stay indoors, dust, pet hair and indoor allergens can affect them.