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Dear Doctor: Why do I sneeze after a meal? It doesn’t matter what kind of food it is, and it doesn’t have to be after a particularly big meal. Beverages don’t seem to be an issue. What’s going on? Dear Reader: You’ve described a condition known as gustatory rhinitis. When something [...]
Dear Doctors: Neither of my sisters have pets, and all of their kids have allergies. Could the fact that we have dogs, a horse, and a barn cat be the reason that my kids aren’t allergic to anything? [...]
Dear Doctor: I’m leery of sleep drugs, so I’ve been taking the allergy drug diphenhydramine HCL to help me sleep. Now I read that it should be taken only for a limited time. What’s the story on this drug? Diphenhydramine HCL [...]
Many young children struggle with seasonal allergies and the discomfort that accompanies them. For some kids, seasonal allergy symptoms are severe enough that they can be mistaken for symptoms of learning disabilities. Dr. Maria Garcia-Lloret, a pediatric allergist at the UCLA [...]
Asthma is a disease that affects one in 13 Americans, with children and teens affected more than adults. This condition causes swelling and inflammation of the airways, which makes breathing difficult. The attacks can be mild or severe, and in some cases, even life-threatening. While there is no [...]
Dear Doctors: When it's our turn to bring team snacks to the kids' weekend soccer games, the most challenging part is accommodating so many allergies, especially to peanuts. Is it true that there's now a way to keep children from getting a peanut allergy in the first place?
I was going through many tests to see if a nodule was benign, I kept being told it was suspicious. A friend referred me to Dr. Yeh. I set up an appointment. An ultrasound determined my parathyroid had entered into my thyroid. Because of his expertise, Dr. Yeh was able [...]