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    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]