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OIT Treatment For Tree Nut Allergies

OIT Treatment For Tree Nut Allergies

Increasing numbers of people have allergies to tree nuts and other foods. Every day, about 500 people in the United States visit an emergency room for a life-threatening reaction to some kind of food. For example, almost 1 in 6 people are allergic to peanuts. Since traces of peanuts are in many foods, it can be a problem to avoid them.
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Oral Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Egg Allergies

Oral Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Egg Allergies

Egg allergies most often affect young children. It is estimated that up to two percent of children are allergic to eggs. While that number may seem small, eggs are one of the most common food allergens affecting children.
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The Allergy Group Now Offers Food Allergy Oral Immunotherapy

The Allergy Group Now Offers Food Allergy Oral Immunotherapy

To alleviate food allergy symptoms, The Allergy Group is now offering Oral Immunotherapy for patients with food allergies to Milk, Wheat, Peanut and Tree Nuts.
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You Don't Have To Suffer With Allergies Anymore

You Don't Have To Suffer With Allergies Anymore

It's a beautiful spring day, with bright sunshine and a fresh breeze blowing. Unfortunately, you're stuck indoors because of your seasonal allergies.
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Oral Allergy Syndrome (Pollen-Food Cross-reactivity)

Oral Allergy Syndrome (Pollen-Food Cross-reactivity)

Do you have seasonal allergies? Do you get an itchy mouth or throat after eating raw fruits, vegetables and/or nuts? If so, you may be suffering from oral allergy syndrome.
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Are You Prepared For Treasure Valley's 2017 Spring Allergies?

Are You Prepared For Treasure Valley's 2017 Spring Allergies?

Springtime is here, Treasure Valley! While there are many wonderful things to enjoy about this season, Boise allergies are at their worst during these months. Making sure that you are prepared for your spring allergies will help you to fully enjoy all of your favorite spring activities.
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Using SLIT for Your Allergies

Using SLIT for Your Allergies

SLIT is an acronym for Sublingual Immunotherapy. Patients suffering from allergies take liquid drops containing a small amount of antigen extracts that would normally cause an allergic reaction.
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Rhinitis Medicamentosa

Rhinitis Medicamentosa

Have you ever used a nasal decongestant spray like Afrin? If you have, you may have noticed the warning on the labels or from a physician stating that you should not use this product for more than 3-5 days at a time. That is because it can cause a rebound nasal congestion that can complicate your troubles more and be difficult to resolve. The active ingredients in nasal sprays that you should look out for are: Oxymetazoline, phenylephrine, xylometazoline and naphazoline. You have to look out for...
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Spring is Here

Spring is Here

Spring is here and so is the sneezing and runny nose! It's only the middle of March, but spring allergies are already on the rise… and are real! Over at our office at The Allergy Group, I am already seeing an increase in the phone calls of people complaining of allergies. Symptoms of runny nose, itchy eyes, watery eyes and intense sneezing… and so on. Do you wonder if the mild winter the cause of early sneezing and runny nose… Well, you may be right! Mild winters have gi...
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When Should You Use Epinephrine?

Epinephrine should be administered at onset of anaphylaxis (life threatening allergic reactions). But when the time comes, parents or guardians may wonder if the situation actually warrants an injection. After all, it seems like a dramatic thing to do. For example, maybe symptoms don’t seem especially severe, or maybe there are no symptoms at all, you just know that the person or child consumed a certain allergen, or was stung by a bee.As a general rule, when in doubt, use the epipen.Commo...
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