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Sending Your Child to Summer Camp With Allergies

School is finally out and many kids will be going off to summer camp soon. As exciting as summer camp is, it can be scary for parents with allergic kids. Whether your child suffers from food, environmental, or insect allergies, it’s important to be cautious when sending them off to camp. Camp leaders may not… Continue Reading Sending Your Child to Summer Camp With Allergies

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Top 5 Summer Allergens

Summer officially begins June 21. That means summer allergens will be in full swing. While spring is considered the worst season for allergies, summer allergies can be just as bad. Summer brings us three full months of allergy triggers that can make anyone miserable. It’s important to know what allergens thrive this season; so, the… Continue Reading Top 5 Summer Allergens

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Grass Pollen Is On The Way!

What is Pollen? Pollen is a powdery substance comprising of pollen grains found in plants. Grasses usually pollinate in the late spring or early summer. In NYC, June is the month for grass pollen to thrive. Due to rising temperatures, grass pollen season may be longer this year. For people with allergies, this means more… Continue Reading Grass Pollen Is On The Way!

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Asthma Triggers in the Home

May is Asthma Awareness Month. Spring is one of the peak seasons for asthma, so it’s important to be aware of its triggers. An asthma attack can be triggered by various allergens in your home. Eliminating these allergens is the first step in controlling your asthma. The allergists at NY Allergy & Sinus Centers are… Continue Reading Asthma Triggers in the Home

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Flurandrenolide or Triamcinole Acetonide

Flurandrenolide and triamcinolone acetonide are active ingredients used in some topical steroid creams such as Cordran cream and Triderm cream to treat symptoms certain skin conditions. These symptoms include redness, itching, swelling, and other skin discomfort. These medications must be prescribed by a physician to treat your skin problems. Flurandrenolide or triamcinolone acetonide are very… Continue Reading Flurandrenolide or Triamcinole Acetonide

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Common Cold vs The Flu

Flu season is in full swing. The flu attacks more than 3 million people each year. Symptoms include fever, chills, muscle aches, cough, congestion, runny nose, headaches, and fatigue. These symptoms are also seen in patients with the common cold. This makes it difficult to differentiate between the two. While the two are very similar,… Continue Reading Common Cold vs The Flu

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The Dangers of Airborne Allergens

Allergic reactions can happen anywhere at any moment. While most of the time the reaction is brought on by direct contact or consumption, it’s not rare to have an allergic reaction after inhaling the particles released into the air by cooking, steaming, or roasting. Recently, an 11-year-old boy, Camron Jean-Pierre, died from an allergic reaction… Continue Reading The Dangers of Airborne Allergens

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Amoxicillin Clavulanate or Cefaclor

Amoxicillin-clavulanate and cefaclor are active ingredients used in some antibacterial drugs such as Augmentin and Cefaclor Oral Suspension to treat symptoms related to pneumonia, otitis media (middle ear infection), and sinusitis. These medications must be prescribed by a physician to treat your bacterial infection. Amoxicillin-clavulanate and cefaclor are very similar ingredients. However, your doctor may… Continue Reading Amoxicillin Clavulanate or Cefaclor

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Fluticasone Propionate or Budesonide

Fluticasone propionate and Budesonide are active ingredients used in some asthma medications to treat and prevent asthma symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness. These medications can only be prescribed by a physician. Fluticasone propionate and budesonide are very similar ingredients. However, they may affect your body differently. We’re here to… Continue Reading Fluticasone Propionate or Budesonide

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What You Were Never Told About Sinus Infections

Sinusitis is an inflammatory condition of the air cavities (a.k.a. your sinuses) in the bones around your nose and eyes. It affects about 30 million people each year. Symptoms include headaches, facial pain, runny nose, and nasal congestion. If you experience these symptoms, you may need to visit a sinus center. The physicians at NY… Continue Reading What You Were Never Told About Sinus Infections

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