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  • Egg Allergies 101

    Posted on: November 18, 2020

    Eggs are known for being high in protein and easy to eat in a variety of different ways. According to a 2019 Food & Wine article, the average American consumes 279 eggs a year. If you’re used to eating eggs but have noticed a change in how your...

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  • So, Someone in your Family has Peanut Allergy!

    Posted on: November 16, 2020

    by Richard S. Roberts, M.D. Updated Announcement November 16, 2020: Carolina Asthma and Allergy Center is excited to announce that it is now offering Palforzia. Dr. Emily Langley provides an update on this new treatment. She comments, "the first peanut oral immunotherapy product, named Palforzia, was FDA approved earlier...

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  • Mold: A Trigger for Asthma and Allergy

    Posted on: October 5, 2020

    Asthma is a serious disease that affects your ability to breathe. Many people who suffer from asthma have symptoms with exposure to mold. Mold and mildew are fungi, a type of organism that reproduces via spores. Spores are airborne particles that grow in wet or damp environments. Mold can be...

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  • NOTICE: Voluntary Recall of Unexpired Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Aerosol from Perrigo

    Posted on: September 24, 2020

    All patients who utilize the albuterol sulfate inhalation aerosol manufactured by Catalent Pharma Solutions for Perrigo Pharmaceutical Company should be aware that all unexpired inhalers have been recalled by the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA). This recall is due to complaints that some units may not dispense...

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  • Stinging Insect Allergies: Treatment, Testing, and Prevention

    Posted on: September 24, 2020

    What is a stinging insect allergy? Each year millions of Americans are stung by bees, wasps, hornets, yellow jackets, and fire ants. These insects, members of the Hymenoptera family, inject venom into their victims when they sting. The usual, non-allergic reaction to a sting lasts only a few hours, resulting...

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  • Rhinitis: Non Allergic and Allergic Rhinitis

    Posted on: September 24, 2020

    What is rhinitis? Often referred to as nasal allergies, rhinitis occurs when a person inhales allergens. This may lead to nasal itching, sneezing, discharge and stuffiness as well as itching roof of mouth or ears. There are two types of rhinitis: allergic and nonallergic. One-third of individuals with...

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  • To Immunize or Not to Immunize? A Serious Question for Flu Season

    Posted on: September 16, 2020

    by Richard P. Silton, M.D. and Roopen R. Patel, M.D. Updated September 2020 This flu season will present unique challenges for all of us during 2020/2021. Unless there are extenuating circumstances, the physicians of the CAAC advise everyone age 6 months or older get a flu shot this season....

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  • Importance of Continuing Allergy and Asthma Treatment

    Posted on: August 30, 2020

    During this COVID-19 pandemic, almost everything in our lives has ground to a halt.   Almost.   While a lot of things stopped or closed or changed, a few things didn't. Allergies didn't stop. Asthma didn't stop. And the board-certified asthma and allergy specialists at Carolina Asthma &...

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  • Tips to Allergy Proof Your Home

    Posted on: August 24, 2020

    Did you know there are steps you can take to reduce allergens in your own home? Live more comfortably by taking the steps below to reduce mold, dust, pollen, or other allergies from your home. What Are Allergens? An allergen is anything that triggers an allergic reaction. The...

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  • Living Better Through Allergy Season

    Posted on: May 25, 2020

    by Richard C. Herring, M.D. When we think of spring and fall, we think of flowers blooming, nice weather, outdoors, sports. But all of this can be interrupted if you are one of over 40 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies or asthma. Hay fever symptoms of...

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