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COVID and Its Potential Treatments

Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2: Is a Treatment Coming Soon? As of April 6, 2020, the number of COVID-19 cases is 1.2 million worldwide. In the United States, the number of cases has reached 336,000. The death toll worldwide is 70,000, and the death toll within the United States is 9,600 (according to a New York Times database).… Continue Reading COVID and Its Potential Treatments

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Why Does Pollen Cause Allergies?

Do you experience sneezing, itching, and watery eyes during spring and summer? You’re probably allergic to pollen, the fine powder that comes from the stamen of flowering plants and grass. When pollen is dispersed through the air, it enters the nose, mouth, and eyes and causes an allergic reaction called hayfever or Rose fever. While… Continue Reading Why Does Pollen Cause Allergies?

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How to Treat Allergies in the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic

Why Is It Important to Treat Your Allergies More than Ever During the COVID-19 Pandemic? As we enter allergy season in the midst of the Corona Virus Pandemic, we are stressing that more than ever it is important to treat allergies aggressively and minimize allergy symptoms.  Coronavirus is spread when someone who is infected is… Continue Reading How to Treat Allergies in the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic

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Should I Use A Nasal Spray For A Sinus Infection?

Nasal sprays are often used to soothe symptoms caused by a sinus infection or acute sinusitis. Symptoms of a sinus infection can include inflammation in the nose, congestion, postnasal drip, runny nose with green or yellow mucus, cough, sinus pain and more. There are four main types of nasal sprays: corticosteroids, nasal decongestants, sodium chloride, and… Continue Reading Should I Use A Nasal Spray For A Sinus Infection?

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Seasonal Allergies vs Coronavirus

Seasonal Allergies vs. Influenza vs. Coronavirus Spring typically brings warm weather and with it, allergies. With Covid-19, we are faced with the challenge of having to differentiate between non-transmissible allergies and transmissible influenza and Covid-19.  It Is important as patients that we understand the differences between each condition. Allergies. We tend to get allergies the… Continue Reading Seasonal Allergies vs Coronavirus

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Your Chronic Cough Is Probably Not Due to the Coronavirus

Countries all across the world are in constant panic because of the coronavirus. While the infection is serious, there’s no need to run away from every single person that coughs. There are many causes of chronic cough with allergies being one of the main culprits. So before you diagnose yourself or others with the coronavirus… Continue Reading Your Chronic Cough Is Probably Not Due to the Coronavirus

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Allergy Shots: What to Expect

How Do Allergy Shots Work? At NY Allergy & Sinus Centers, we perform allergy immunotherapy, also known as allergy shots. Allergy shots are a long term solution to your allergies. During the process, you are injected with small amounts of an allergen on a regular basis, first weekly and then monthly. At your first immunotherapy… Continue Reading Allergy Shots: What to Expect

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Spring Allergies Are On The Way!

Spring is almost here, which means you’re likely to start feeling symptoms of spring allergies soon. Spring allergy symptoms include sneezing, itchy and watery eyes, scratchy throat, and swollen sinuses. Tree pollen is the main culprit of these symptoms and generally peaks in late March/early April; so, you still have time to prepare for spring… Continue Reading Spring Allergies Are On The Way!

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Everything You Need to Know About the Atopic March

What Is the Atopic March? The atopic march is the development of atopic dermatitis (AD) in infancy and subsequent allergic rhinitis and asthma in later childhood. This means that patients who experience atopic dermatitis (eczema) as an infant have a greater chance of developing allergies and asthma as children and adults. Symptoms of eczema, such… Continue Reading Everything You Need to Know About the Atopic March

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Hidden Holiday Allergy Triggers

It’s the holiday season! This means hot chocolate, gifts, and ALLERGIES! While food allergies are the most prominent this season, many other allergy triggers go unnoticed. The allergists at NY Allergy & Sinus Centers are here to expose these hidden allergy triggers to make sure everyone has a safe holiday season.  Fireplace Smoke/ Ash While… Continue Reading Hidden Holiday Allergy Triggers

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