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Treatment for cold allergy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Environmental and Occupational Hazards
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   My mother has some allergy problem
User :   due to that she is very weak
User :   so could you suggest me some good treatment for her
Doctor :   Can you explain more about the nature of the allergy?
User :   ya sure.
Doctor :   As to when she gets it what are the triggers and the frequency?
User :   just give me few moment.
User :   What triggers it....even we don't know
User :   but due to that she always suffer from cold]
User :   and we guess it triggers due to pollution...specially if she come in some dusty environment.
Doctor :   By allergy you mean that she is always having a cold
Doctor :   Substances that often cause it are * Pollen
* Dust mites
* Mold spores
* Pet dander
* Food
* Insect stings
* Medicines
User :   ya..
Doctor :   Skin testing is used to diagnose allergic conditions in this the cause is found out
User :   The cause is Dust..
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   They are mostly multiple sources of allergens
Doctor :   Not only dust.
User :   ok
User :   is she needs skin testing??
Doctor :   Yes it will help isolate among the various allergens which one in particular your mother is allergic too..
User :   Thanks for giving your time.
Doctor :   Please fill this form
Doctor :   And tell me when done
User :   done
Doctor :   Skin testing allergen-specific IgE antibodies are more sensitive and specific, simpler to use, and less expensive.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   No thanks
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