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Can Children Outgrow Their Allergies?

Can Children Outgrow Their Allergies?

It’s possible for children to outgrow certain allergies, although the likelihood depends on several variables. In the meantime, children who have uncontrolled allergies must manage them effectively to maintain their desired quality of life.
May 9th, 2024
What Can I Do About Recurrent Sinusitis?

What Can I Do About Recurrent Sinusitis?

Whether you’re dealing with brief, recurrent bouts of sinusitis or the condition is chronic, it’s a good idea to rule out nasal allergies. Pesky allergies may be behind your symptoms, and treatment can help!
Apr 15th, 2024

At-Home Remedies to Help Avoid Eczema Triggers

With some simple and practical strategies, you can take steps to manage eczema triggers at home. It may take some time and persistence, but the results of improved symptoms are well worth it.
Feb 1st, 2024
I Think My Child Has Food Allergies: What Should I Do?

I Think My Child Has Food Allergies: What Should I Do?

You can take informed steps toward safeguarding your child’s health when you suspect they may have a food allergy. Schedule a visit with an allergy specialist to get the answer you need so you have a clear path forward.
Dec 31st, 2023
Three Vaccines You Need This Winter: Flu, COVID-19, and RSV

Three Vaccines You Need This Winter: Flu, COVID-19, and RSV

As the colder months approach, the need for proactive health care becomes paramount. The flu, COVID-19, and RSV are leading concerns during this time of year. Ensuring timely vaccinations is a vital step toward safeguarding your health and wellness.
Nov 1st, 2023
Is Asthma Life-Threatening?

Is Asthma Life-Threatening?

Asthma may seem like a minor inconvenience, but without proper management, it can escalate into a life-threatening situation. Understanding this risk is vital to protecting your health.
Sep 1st, 2023
Ways to Manage Your Eczema at Home

Ways to Manage Your Eczema at Home

Eczema is more than just a temporary discomfort; it can impact your day-to-day life. But there's good news — you can manage this stubborn skin condition right at home with the help of an eczema specialist.
Aug 31st, 2023
My Child Has Terrible Allergies: Can You Help?

My Child Has Terrible Allergies: Can You Help?

Trying to manage your child's sneezing, itchy eyes, or even severe reactions, may leave you feeling discouraged. There's light at the end of this maze, where expert care and a better quality of life await your little one.
Jul 1st, 2023
Managing Hay Fever Through Summer: 4 Must-Know Tips

Managing Hay Fever Through Summer: 4 Must-Know Tips

Discover the key to a sneeze-free summer with these must-know tips for managing hay fever, and reclaim your love for the outdoors. Take control and enjoy the outdoors without the sneezing and itching.
Jun 1st, 2023
Can Contact Dermatitis Go Away on Its Own?

Can Contact Dermatitis Go Away on Its Own?

Scheduling an appointment with an allergist is the first step toward getting relief when you're experiencing contact dermatitis. An allergy specialist can identify the cause and provide you with personalized treatment options.
May 1st, 2023
Is Eczema More Common in People with Food Allergies?

Is Eczema More Common in People with Food Allergies?

With the right diagnosis and treatment plan, you can manage eczema and food allergies. From identifying trigger foods to using gentle skin care products, you can prevent flare-ups and manage your symptoms.
Apr 1st, 2023
The Link Between Allergies and Asthma

The Link Between Allergies and Asthma

Allergies and asthma often occur together, and the symptoms are more than just a nuisance. Treating both conditions can bring significant relief and allow patients to live normally and enjoy life.
Mar 1st, 2023
I Have Chronic Sinusitis: Can You Help?

I Have Chronic Sinusitis: Can You Help?

If you have a chronically stuffy nose, allergies may be plaguing you. Allergies won't go away on their own, and an allergist can help you get to the bottom of your chronic sinusitis and its symptoms.
Feb 9th, 2023
Should My Child Get Allergy Shots for Pet Allergies?

Should My Child Get Allergy Shots for Pet Allergies?

It can be disheartening to discover that your child is allergic to your family pet, but pet allergies in children are common. Fortunately, allergy shots make it possible for many of these children to have pets after all.
Jan 1st, 2023
Allergy Symptoms vs Covid-19 Symptoms

Allergy Symptoms vs Covid-19 Symptoms

Seasonal allergies have coexisted with COVID-19 for the third year in a row. And it’s become increasingly difficult to tell the two apart. Leave it to allergy experts to help you distinguish your symptoms.
Oct 3rd, 2022
Is Asthma Dangerous to My Health?

Is Asthma Dangerous to My Health?

Uncontrolled asthma can have long-term effects on health; each symptom can impact your health in a different way. It’s wise to discuss long-term management with an asthma specialist.
Sep 23rd, 2022
Is It Hay Fever or a Cold?

Is It Hay Fever or a Cold?

People often associate a runny nose, headache, and watery eyes with a cold, but these symptoms can be a sign of allergies such as hay fever. Visit a specialist to get answers and treatment so you can find relief.
Jun 1st, 2022
What Causes Asthma Flare-Ups?

What Causes Asthma Flare-Ups?

Asthma is a lung disease that causes your airways to narrow. A big part of a successful asthma management plan is keeping your symptoms at bay by limiting your exposure to what triggers asthma flare-ups.
May 1st, 2022
Understanding Sinusitis

Understanding Sinusitis

Sinusitis is swelling of the sinuses, and it usually goes away on its own within 2-3 weeks. Sinusitis that lingers longer, however, is a warning sign that you need a doctor’s help to get to the bottom of things.
Apr 1st, 2022
Does My Child Need Allergy Shots?

Does My Child Need Allergy Shots?

Children with allergic rhinitis are at an increased risk for developing asthma, and may miss school days dealing with allergy symptoms. Allergy shots target the root cause to improve your child’s symptoms.
Mar 1st, 2022
Treating Chronic Sinusitis

Treating Chronic Sinusitis

Chronic sinusitis can seem like a bad cold that never goes away, causing myriad uncomfortable symptoms along the way. Fortunately, it’s treatable, and it starts with visiting a specialist.
Jan 1st, 2022
How to Know if You Have Hay Fever

How to Know if You Have Hay Fever

That cold that never seems to go away, or does resolve but then returns in short order, may actually point to allergies instead. An allergy specialist can help you get to the bottom of your symptoms and provide the treatment you need.
Dec 1st, 2021
Common Signs of Asthma

Common Signs of Asthma

Asthma affects your airways, making it difficult to breathe. A comprehensive treatment plan plays a key role in effectively managing asthma and reducing the risk of complications. Do you know the common indications that you might have asthma?
Nov 1st, 2021
Is That Rash Eczema?

Is That Rash Eczema?

Eczema is a treatable skin condition that requires special care to prevent skin irritation and further complications. Working with a health care provider is the best way to learn how to manage eczema.
Oct 1st, 2021
Telltale Signs of Hay Fever

Telltale Signs of Hay Fever

If you find yourself sneezing at the first sign of spring, or having a runny nose when you step outside in the summer, you could have hay fever. What are other signs of hay fever, and what can you do about it?
Sep 1st, 2021

What You Should Know About the COVID Vaccine

COVID-19 vaccines are available and saving lives. This is a good time to meet with your allergy specialist to discuss the vaccine and have your questions and concerns answered.
Jul 11th, 2021

What To Do When Your Stuffy Nose Won't Go Away

A stuffy nose is more than a mere nuisance. It’s a sign that there’s a problem with the airflow in your sinuses. Swelling from allergies is a common cause. If you find yourself in this situation, an allergy specialist can help.
Jun 14th, 2021

Summertime Skin Care Tips When You Have Eczema

Life with eczema can be challenging, especially when temperatures soar in the summer. You can ease your eczema during summer months by adding a few rules of thumb to your care regimen.
May 3rd, 2021

What is Exercise-Induced Asthma?

Most people with asthma will have some symptoms triggered by exercise. However, some people have symptoms only during physical activity and may remain unaware of their condition.
Apr 5th, 2021

Allergies, Asthma, and COVID-19

Respiratory allergies, asthma, and COVID-19 cause symptoms that affect your breathing, making it difficult to distinguish between them. It’s wise to discuss your symptoms with your provider.
Feb 4th, 2021

Treatment for Your Hay Fever

Seasonal allergies are more than a mere annoyance. The sneezing, congestion, and itchy eyes can make it difficult to go about your day. Fortunately, treatment is available that can provide much needed relief.
Jan 11th, 2021

Does My Shortness of Breath Mean That I Have Asthma?

An asthma attack can feel frightening, but how do you know if asthma is responsible for your breathlessness? If you’re undiagnosed, scheduling a visit to a specialist is the best way to get to the root of your shortness of breath.
Dec 13th, 2020

Help for Your Child’s Allergies

Parenthood comes with its fair share of challenges, like finding out your child has allergies. What can you do? A visit to an expert allergist provides the knowledge, guidance and support you need to successfully manage your child’s allergies.
Nov 30th, 2020

The Most Common Food Allergies and How to Avoid Them

No one wants the inconvenience of having a food allergy, but with the help of an allergy specialist and adopting habits to avoid offending foods, you can lead a perfectly normal life without symptoms.
Oct 12th, 2020

Recognizing Adult-Onset Asthma

Receiving an asthma diagnosis for the first time in adulthood can come as a surprise. Learning about your condition and how to manage it can help you feel better and preserve lung function. Read on to learn the signs of adult-onset asthma.
Sep 13th, 2020

Symptoms of Contact Dermatitis

When you develop a skin rash, you might suspect it’s the result of an allergy. An allergic reaction is one type of contact dermatitis, yes, but it’s not the only one. Having your skin evaluated by an expert is key to getting the best treatment.
Aug 6th, 2020

Contact Dermatitis Due to Sunscreen

If you get a rash after using sunscreen, this may be due to contact dermatitis. Read on to learn about the different kinds of contact dermatitis, how sunscreen may trigger a skin reaction, and what you can do about it.
Jul 17th, 2020

Protecting Your Epinephrine Auto-Injector on the Go

When you have serious allergies, an epinephrine auto-injector is your lifeline, but taking your pen with you everywhere can feel like a hassle. That’s where PenGo comes in. Find out how PenGo protects your pen when you’re on the go.
Jul 9th, 2020

Immunotherapy and Your Child

If your child has allergies, antihistamines, decongestants, and nasal steroids are among the medicines that typically help to ease symptoms. Now consider immunotherapy, a treatment option that deals with the root cause of allergies.
Jun 22nd, 2020

Asthma and COVID-19: What You Need to Know

Viral infections can be a major driver for asthma flare-ups. Fortunately, COVID-19 does not appear to cause increased symptoms in people with asthma. Find out what you need to know about staying healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 31st, 2020

Treatment Options for Sinusitis

Left untreated, chronic sinusitis can go on to harm your health. Consulting a specialist for a thorough evaluation is the best first step on the path toward getting the relief you need from bothersome sinus symptoms.
May 27th, 2020

Three Test Options for Diagnosing Hay Fever

If you think you have hay fever, the first step is finding out what you’re allergic to. Read on to learn how allergies are diagnosed, so you can get the treatment and relief you need.
Apr 1st, 2020

Stop Hiding: Eczema Is Preventable and Treatable

Living well with eczema means building an awareness of how things in your environment affect your skin. If you’re struggling with eczema, a health care provider who specializes in allergies and immunology can help.
Mar 24th, 2020

Top Five Food Allergies in Children

Your child may have food allergies from birth, or an allergy may appear seemingly out of nowhere. Read on to find out the top five allergies among children.
Feb 10th, 2020

Can Hay Fever Hit in Winter?

Patients with hay fever often dread spring and summer and look forward to winter for symptom relief, but what if your symptoms don’t go away as the seasons change? Professional help can get to the bottom of winter symptoms.
Jan 1st, 2020

5 Tips to Ease Winter Asthma Symptoms

Cold air and humidity are two major asthma triggers that make winter a tricky season for many people with asthma. Avoid aggravating your asthma symptoms by using these practical tips to get you through the winter.
Dec 5th, 2019

How to Treat Winter Dermatitis Flare-Ups

Living with eczema can be challenging, especially when it comes to managing winter flare-ups. With a few practical tips and guidance from a specialist, you can successfully ease eczema symptoms this winter.
Dec 1st, 2019

Most Common Food Allergies and How to Spot Them

A lot of foods can cause allergies. Unfortunately, food allergies aren’t always easy to spot. Read on to learn what food allergies are and how you may be able to tell if you have any.
Nov 1st, 2019

Acute vs. Chronic Sinusitis

You might feel like your sinuses exist only to get you sick, whether for a few days or for weeks on end. We're here to explain why this happens, and to help you stop feeling stuffed up and achy.
Nov 1st, 2019

5 Common Irritants that Cause Dermatitis

Nearly everyone experiences skin irritation at some point. However, if you find that you’re having frequent or bothersome symptoms, it’s time to see a professional to get to the root of your symptoms.
Oct 1st, 2019

How to Stay Active With Asthma

There are few health emergencies more frightening than an asthma attack. They can strike without warning, and suddenly you’re gasping for air. But you can learn how to manage the condition so you can continue living a full and active life.
Sep 1st, 2019

Is It a Cold, Sinusitis, or Allergic Rhinitis?

A cold can cause nasal congestion and a runny nose. Sinusitis shares overlapping symptoms, and so do nasal allergies. Could that cold be an allergy instead? Understand the signs that distinguish these conditions.
Jul 12th, 2019

Tips for Eliminating Dermatitis Triggers

Living with the intense itching of dermatitis can make life miserable. Like many chronic conditions, learning how to manage the problem can greatly improve your quality of life.
Jun 12th, 2019
Childhood vs. Adult-Onset Asthma

Childhood vs. Adult-Onset Asthma

Not only can you develop asthma as an adult, it can actually hit you harder. Delays in diagnosis can make adult-onset asthma more challenging. An allergist and immunologist can provide answers and the right treatment.
May 30th, 2019
Child Has an Allergy

How to Know if Your Child Has an Allergy

Symptoms like sneezing, itchy eyes, and a stuffy nose can make your child feel grumpy and miserable. If your child has a cold that just doesn’t seem to go away, your child may have an allergy.
May 22nd, 2019

Comparing the Common Cold with Allergies

That runny, stuffy nose could be due to springtime allergies. Then again, it could be due to a cold. How can you tell the difference? Read on to discover how you can detect if you have a cold or are suffering from allergies.
Apr 25th, 2019

Treating an Eczema Flare-Up

Eczema flares can make life miserable. The intense itching and burning can interfere with school, work, socializing and everyday life. That’s why it’s important to learn that you can manage eczema, control flares and enjoy life.
Apr 25th, 2019
food allergies

Can Adults Develop Food Allergies?

If you were never diagnosed with a food allergy in childhood, you could still develop one in adulthood. Adult-onset food allergy cases are actually fairly common. Learn more about them and what you can do to treat them.
Feb 3rd, 2019
allergy shots, do they work, Redondo Beach, California, Dr. Ulrike Ziegner

Allergy Shots Really Work

The sneezing, sniffling and watery eyes that are hallmarks of many allergic reactions can make it difficult to get through your day. When other treatments fail to provide relief, allergy shots may be the answer you’ve been hoping for.
Jan 29th, 2019
Allergic to Metals, Riviera Allergy Medical Center

Allergic to Metals? Know the Unexpected Places They Can Lurk

A bumpy red rash may indicate an allergic reaction. It can be easy to pinpoint if the rash occurs in places contacted by costume jewelry or a wristwatch, but it’s not always easy to identify a metal allergy since metals lurk in unexpected places.
Dec 18th, 2018
Hypoallergenic Dogs, Riviera Allergy Medical Center

Is There Really Such a Thing as Hypoallergenic Dogs?

If you’re looking for a truly hypoallergenic dog as a companion, you’re searching for something that doesn’t exist. A protein that sticks to a dog’s dander causes most allergic reactions, and no dog is completely free of this protein.
Dec 18th, 2018
Dr. Ziegner, Itchy Rash, Eczema, Psoriasis, Riviera Allergy Medical Center

How to Tell If Your Itchy Rash is Eczema or Psoriasis

When red, itchy skin develops, you may be suffering from either eczema or psoriasis. Each is a chronic skin condition that often appears in cycles, alternating between active and dormant. Occasionally, outbreaks may require medical attention.
Nov 30th, 2018

Why Fall Is the Worst Season for Children's Asthma

Fall truly is the worst season for children’s asthma, and researchers have hospital records and studies to prove it. So why is such a wonderful season so difficult for children with asthma? Here are the top three reasons.
Sep 26th, 2018

How to Manage Fall Pollen Allergies

If you tend to experience a runny nose, sneezing, and itchy eyes in August or September, chances are you suffer the misery of fall pollen allergies. Here are four steps you can take to manage your allergies and reduce your symptoms.
Sep 26th, 2018

What to Avoid if You’re Allergic to Metals

Everyday items made of metal can trigger reactions in men, women, and children with metal allergies. Knowing what to avoid is crucial in preventing reactions and keeping your symptoms under control.
Sep 1st, 2019

10 Tips for Buying an Air Purifier to Clear Wildfire Smoke

Living in Redondo Beach comes with perks, but when nearby wildfires flare, air quality becomes a concern, especially for people with existing health issues. Here’s a useful guide for buying an air purifier rated to clean indoor air of wildfire smoke.
Oct 26th, 2018

Understanding Eczema

If you’re one of the 28 million people in the United States who’ve been diagnosed with eczema, you already know what it feels like. But understanding what causes eczema may help you manage this irritating and persistent skin disorder.
Oct 26th, 2018

Back to School Tips for Kids with Allergies

One in every 13 children has a food allergy, and hayfever and environmental allergies are even more common. A new school year brings with it plenty of worries, don’t let your child’s allergies be among them.
Aug 27th, 2018

Know the Signs of an Allergic Reaction to Insects

Insect stings almost always turn red, swollen, and itchy, so how can you tell the difference between a normal response and a life-threatening allergic reaction? Here’s the info you need to recognize the signs of an allergic reaction to insects.
Jul 24th, 2018