Antibiotics are prescribed for people with bacterial infections like urinary tract infections or pneumonia. It is important to note that antibiotics can cause both toxic side effects as well as allergic reactions. A 2002 issue of The Canadian Journal of I
People are often prescribed NSAIDs, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, for use as a painkiller for a number of common problems including pain and inflammation. A 2011 special report on NSAIDs from Consumer Reports Health Best Buy Drugs stated that
Is it possible that house dust mites, or HDM, are causing your allergies? The answer is yes. Dust mites live most of their lives in mattresses as well as other warm dusty hiding spots in your home. Asthma and allergy relief can be as easy as keeping your
Anaphylaxis (an-a-fi-LAK-sis) is a serious, life-threatening allergic reaction. The most common anaphylactic reactions are to foods, insect stings, medications and latex. If you are allergic to a substance, your immune system overreacts to this a
Sulfur Dioxide, and several forms of inorganic sulfites that release Sulfur Dioxide, when used as local ingredients are known collectively as Sulfiting Agents. They are marketed as “vegetable fresheners” or “potato whitening agents”
An allergist is a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of allergy symptoms and manifestations, such as sinusitis, sinus infections, postnasal drip and asthma attacks. Riviera Allergy Medical Center offers state of the art and comprehensive diagnostic testing and treatment for any kind of allergy using skin testing, scratch testing, patch testing and ImmunoCAP tests.