• animal allergy treatment

    The “Vet” Who WAS Allergic to Pets

    While you may think this story is about a military “vet” allergic to pets it’s actually about a veterinary student who is a patient of mine and who is allergic to pets. The Story of the Allergic Vet My patient, the allergic vet, was an honors student in high school and continued her success at […]

  • angiodema treatment

    Why Benadryl Doesn’t Work for Angioedema | How to Reduce Angiodema Swelling

    Benadryl is the most widely used antihistamine for treating allergic reactions. It does have a long record of safety and it has a rapid onset of action. But, is it the proper treatment for angioedema? What Is Angioedema? Angioedema is the medical term for swelling of connective tissue in the body which is readily apparent […]

  • Meat Allergy: A Mystery Food Allergy Until Now

    A severe food allergy in many cases is a straight forward diagnosis for an experienced allergist to make. The key to diagnosing is a comprehensive, detailed history of what the patient ate in relation to the time the allergic reaction occurred. Peanut allergy, tree nut allergy and shellfish allergy are all highly protein foods and […]

  • Dr. Mitchell Featured on News 12 Long Island | Pollen Seasons Over Double Allergy Hit

    There’s going to be a whole lot of sneezing this spring! Allergy season has officially begun and it is the perfect storm for allergy sufferers. Dr. Mitchell was recently featured on News 12 Long Island to discuss why the allergy season is so bad this year and how you can relieve your allergy symptoms. This […]

  • Mom’s Be Aware of the Allergic March

    When I was in medical school one of the most intimidating presences by the bedside of a young child in the hospital wasn’t my professors asking me questions –it was the patient’s mom asking me tough questions. Why? The moms seemed to know their child’s health and status better than I could ever imagine. I swore […]

  • Great News for Parents of Children with Food Allergies: Save Money and Find out Latest Medical Recommendations

    Get a Free Epinephrine Injectable Mitchell Medical Group just got news that a company that makes the auto-injectable epinephrine for severe allergic reactions is going to be available starting February 14 th, 2017- and it’s going to cost Zero dollars! I was a bit shocked when I read this but this is not a gimmick, but a […]

  • Hillary Clinton’s Health Issue: Can Allergies Lead to Pneumonia?

    My good wishes for a speedy recovery for Mrs. Clinton as she recuperates from pneumonia. Pneumonia is a serious medical condition where the lungs can become inflamed and fill with fluid from an infection -viral or bacterial. Her campaign has not disclosed what type of pneumonia she has, but it was mentioned that it was […]

  • Getting Tested for Allergies

    Are you suffering from hives, sneezing, congestion, or chronic fatigue near New York, NY? Seasonal, mold, pet, and food allergies can cause significant discomfort for sufferers and may contribute to conditions such as fibromyalgia and asthma. Individuals who seek chronic fatigue treatment are sometimes dealing with allergy symptoms that leave them feeling tired and groggy. Taking […]

  • Avoid the “D” in Allergy Treatment

    The past few weeks the spring allergy season has been in full force. I’m seeing adults and children coming in with severe nasal congestion and sneezing. If you have ever experienced this or even a severe cold, you know how uncomfortable these symptoms can be. Today, many allergy medications are available over-the-counter without a prescription. […]

  • Allergy Eye Symptoms: Not a Sight for Sore Eyes

    The spring allergy season is in full force. The tree pollen counts last week were in the 3,000 range (low counts are under 50). The pollen has a devastating effect on the eyes. A new patient of mine, a young boy, was in the emergency room for five hours waiting to be treated for his […]

  • treating angiodema with benadryl

    Why Benadryl isn’t the Optimal Choice for Allergic Swelling

    I have been seeing a lot more cases of swelling, or angioedema to use the medical term, over the past month. Angioedema can be easily treated and reversed with the proper medication –but Benadryl is not the best choice when it comes to treating angiodema. Why? Angioedema involves the swelling of the deeper soft tissue […]