Allergies Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Baby Formula Allergy
Find out about the various types of baby formulas that can be used for infants with food allergies.

Allergies at a Chinese Restaurant
Learn about the types of food allergies that should prevent a person from eating at a Chinese restaurant.

Advair Safety and Black Box Warning
Find out is Advair is a safe medicine for the treatment of asthma.

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Summer Allergies
Find out how to deal with outdoor allergies during the summertime.

What's Causing Your Winter Allergies?
Learn about the various causes of winter allergies, from Mountain Cedar allergy, to Christmas Tree Allergy, to runny noses and hives in the cold.

What Is Vitamin D?
Learn what vitamin D is, where it comes from, and what the body uses it for.

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Patch Testing Procedure
Not sure what to expect from patch testing? Confused how patch testing is different from allergy skin testing? Watch a pictoral guide on the step-by-step process of patch testing, from start to finish.

What is the Latex Food Syndrome?
Are you allergic to latex? There's a chance that you may also be allergic to certain fruits and vegetables that share similar proteins with latex.

Dermatitis - Picture of Dermatitis
Learn what the most common forms of itchy skin rashes look like. Page 4.

Folliculitis - Picture of Folliculitis
Learn what the most common forms of itchy skin rashes look like. Page 6.

Psoriasis - Picture of Psoriasis
Learn what the most common forms of itchy skin rashes look like. Page 3.

Ringworm - Picture of Ringworm
Learn what the most common forms of itchy skin rashes look like. Page 5.

Eczema - Picture of Eczema
Learn what the most common forms of itchy skin rashes look like.

Hives - Pictures of Hives
Learn what the most common forms of itchy skin rashes look like. Page 7.

Poison Ivy - Picture of Poison Ivy
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What is the best medicine for allergies?
There are numerous medications available for the treatment of allergy symptoms. Find out the best medicine for your symptoms.

Trouble Smelling and Tasting From Allergies
Find out how allergic rhinitis and sinus disease can cause trouble with smelling and tasting.

Stevia Allergy
Find out if stevia or Truvia can cause allergic reactions in people allergy to ragweed, sunflower seeds and other common plants from the Asteraceae family.

Why Don't Allergists Test for Flower Allergies?
Learn why being allergic to colorful flowers is not all that common.

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Is triamcinolone cream useful for treating skin allergies?
Triamcinolone cream is a medium-potency topical steroid used for treating various allergic skin rashes.

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Placing the Patch Test
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Loading the patch test Finn chambers
The patch testing panels are prepared by filling small metal cups with the allergens to be tested. This may include chemicals customized for a particular person, or a standardized panel. The TRUE test, a standard panel of allergens pre-loaded onto paper tape, is available and does not require this step, but is limited to 24 allergens.

How To Use a Foradil Aerolizer Inhaler
Learn the correct way to use your Foradil Aerolizer inhaler for the treatment of asthma and COPD.

Use a Pulmicort Flexhaler
Learn how to use your Pulmicort Flexhaler for asthma symptoms.

Symbicort, Dulera, Advair and Breo To Treat Asthma
Learn about the safety of Symbicort, Dulera, Advair and Breo for the treatment of asthma.

Why are allergies becoming more common?
Find out the reason why allergies are becoming more common.

The Food and Drug Administration's Black Box Warning
Recently, the Food and Drug Administration placed a

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All About Asthma
Learn all that you should know about the symptoms, diagnosis and management of asthma. These articles and tools will help you conquer your asthma, so that your symptoms will no longer conquer you.

Developing an asthma action plan
Developing an asthma action plan can give a person with asthma the ability to better control their asthma at home. With the use of a peak flow meter, an action plan can be designed based on changes in lung function. This plan may signal the need to use asthma medications, contact their doctor or even go to the emergency room.

All About Asthma Treatment in Children
Learn the latest on the treatment of asthma in children, including ways to diagnose asthma, treatment options, and how to make sure that your child's asthma is adequately managed.

All About COPD
Learn about the different forms of COPD, from chronic bronchitis to emphysema, the different causes of this disease and how best to approach and treat the symptoms.

All About Cough
Learn about the many different causes of coughing, the best ways to diagnose the cause of the problem, and the different treatment options available.

Eye Allergies
Got red, itchy eyes? Allergies of the eyes are commonly due to allergic conjunctivitis, but could be due to something more serious, such as allergic keratoconjunctivitis (AKC) or vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC). Find out about symptoms, treatment and more when you read about these eye allergies as written by Daniel More, MD, a board-certified allergist.

Allergies - Frequently Asked Questions
A brief, question and answer format of the most commonly asked questions about allergic diseases. These questions are some of the most common questions I am asked in my allergy clinic. The answers are brief, but in many cases have a link to a full-length article on the subject if more information is needed.

All About Latex Allergy
Learn the basics of latex allergy, including methods to diagnose latex allergy and avoidance techniques. Also learn about certain foods that may cause problems for people with latex allergies.

All About Medication Allergies
Learn more about a variety of medication allergies. From aspirin to pencillin, to sulfa and iv contrast, you'll discover a wealth of information on medications to which you've had a reaction.

All About Nasal Allergies
Learn about nasal allergies, including symptoms, ways to diagnose the problem and various treatment options available. Information on allergy shots, also called immunotherapy, is also available.

All About Sinus Infections
Learn the basics of sinus infections, also called sinusitis, including how allergies can cause sinus infections and ways to diagnose and treat this common problem.

Specific Food Avoidance and Elimination Diets
Specific Food Avoidance and Elimination Diets

Pet, Pollen, Mold and Other Airborne Allergies
Specific types of allergens are discussed in this category. Find out more information about certain pet allergies, pollen and mold allergies, as well as unusual and rare causes of allergies.