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American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
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Address:
847-247-1200
85 West Algonquin Road
Suite 550
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
 

Organization website: www.AllergyandAsthmaRelief.org

About Us

The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), established in 1942, is a professional medical association of more than 5,700 allergists-immunologists and allied health professionals. ACAAI allergists are board-certified physicians trained to diagnose allergies and asthma, administer immunotherapy, and provide patients with the best treatment outcomes.

 

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It is appropriate to continue allergy shots during pregnancy in women who are not having reactions to the shots, because they may lessen your...
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Unless a life-threatening illness dictates their need, the following medications should be avoided during pregnancy either entirely or during early...
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American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
There are tests that can accurately assess the breathing status of the mother, such as spirometry, arterial blood gases, or pulse oximetry...
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American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Probably. However, some minor birth defects have been linked to certain antihistamines and decongestants in some studies, but study results have not...
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No. A moderate to severe asthma attack could be a risk to both you and the baby. The risks of stopping your medication are far greater than any...
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American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Most medications used to treat asthma appear to be safe, especially those that have been around for many years and have been time-tested...
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Avoid asthma triggers such as cigarette smoke, exposure to animals, and dusty and damp environments. Stay in an air-conditioned place during pollen...
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American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
The developing fetus depends on the mother to supply oxygen for growth and survival. Oxygen dissolved in her blood is transferred through the...
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If an individual is having difficulty breathing or is coughing or wheezing, an allergist can help determine the cause of the condition and provide...
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Taken as directed, inhaled corticosteroids are safe, well-tolerated, and one of the most effective medications for asthma treatment. Some studies...
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No. Stopping prescribed asthma treatment is much more dangerous to the child than the potential risk from chickenpox.
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No. There is no evidence that an inhaled steroid poses an increased risk for asthmatic children exposed to chickenpox. Inhaled steroids...
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Some asthmatic children are treated for months or years with an oral steroid. Other asthmatic children may never receive oral steroid treatment...
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Itching is always present when a person has eye allergies. Tearing and bloodshot eyes are also common in allergic eyes. If your eyes are not itchy...
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The reason some people are allergic to dogs is because their immune system reacts to specific proteins (“allergens”) in the dog’s dander, saliva, and...