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Gregory M. Metz, MD

Gregory M. Metz, MDGregory M. Metz, MD



Allergy & Immunology
Internal Medicine

51 Answers21 Followers234 Helpful Answer Votes
 

Bio

Gregory Metz, MD, is an allergy and asthma specialist in Oklahoma City. He is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

Dr. Metz did his undergraduate degree work at Oklahoma State University completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences with a minor in Spanish. He received his Doctor of Medicine with Distinction from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at Duke University.

 

My Answers

A. Shellfish allergy typically does not go away. There is extensive cross reactivity between all shellfish. An allergist can help sort this out and...
A. Sometimes irritation from paint fumes or new carpet can irritate the nose and eyes. You can try warm compresses to the eyes, antihistamine or over...
A. Sorry to hear about your rash and swelling. Take notes of what you eat, medications you are taking and any activities around the time of outbreaks...
A. That medication should not affect the test results. I recommend calling the doctor's office if anyone has questions about what to stop for allergy...
A. I recommend that he be evaluated by an allergist (if not already done) to help determine whether he is truly allergic to eggs and milk or if these...
A. I do not know of a mechanism by which allergic reactions would lead to hearing loss.   
A. I do not know of a way to explain those symptoms in the context of your allergies. I would mention them to your primary care doctor so an...
A. Common causes of cough include nasal allergy with post-nasal drip, acid reflux and asthma. Do you have nasal congestion, sneezing and drip? I agree...
A. There are two types of asthma medication. One is a rescue (albuterol or xopenex) that is used as needed for symptoms. The other is a controller...
A. Now that the weather is getting colder for most of us, just a quick reminder (especially for those who go jogging in the morning) to carry your...
A. Typical childhood vaccines do not have peanut allergen in them. I am cautious with the flu vaccine for those that are egg allergic, but most of the...
A. Everyone's response to the allergy vaccine is somewhat different as I have seen many patients be able to stop medications while others still need...
A. Sorry to hear about this difficulty. The doctor who initially prescribed the medication may be a good starting point to ask for information about...
A. Sometimes patients have reactions when water gets under rings or watches but not if they stay dry. A dermatologist could perform patch testing to...
A. Strong odors from perfumes, aerosols and particulates can all be irritants that trigger asthma attacks.