Pollen counts are updated daily from February 15 to November 15.
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 due to clogging. The FDA is advising […]Read More
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. We are entering unchartered territory. This will […]Read More
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 & Allergy Center didn’t stop caring for and […]Read More
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 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology […]Read More
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 ongoing runny nose, congestion, sneezing, itchiness, can […]Read More
New parents face many life challenges when they have a child. Diaper changes, bathing and feeding represent a small portion of these challenges – with a lot of advice and assistance from friends and family, of course. One important thing new parents need to know is that the guidelines for peanut allergies changed in early […]Read More
Many allergy sufferers feel differently based on the time of year. Outdoor allergies may be mild in some months, then more severe in others as pollen counts change. How you feel depends on the season, your specific allergen triggers and how much time you spend outdoors. It needn’t be that way, though, as effective treatments […]Read More
Many people love spring because it means longer days, warmer weather, and the end of a dreary winter. Except whenever you go outdoors, you start sneezing like crazy. Not only that, but your eyes get red and watery, your nose is runny, and you feel like you can barely breathe. For many people, this is […]Read More
Call today to schedule an appointment — no referral necessary* Are you suffering from these common asthma triggers?: Allergens such as Pollen of Trees, Grass, & Weeds (all are present locally) Allergens from the Home such as Pet Dander & Dust Mites (more common bc everyone is staying at home more) Physical Activity or Exercise […]Read More
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting patients, caregivers and health care professionals that EpiPen 0.3 mg and EpiPen Jr 0.15 mg auto-injectors, and the authorized generic versions, may potentially have delayed injection or be prevented from properly injecting due to: Device failure from spontaneous activation caused by using sideways force to remove […]Read More
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