The Carolina Asthma & Allergy Center Pollen and Mold Counter will return February 15, 2021.
45 percent of Americans said it was their New Year’s resolution in 2018 to get in better shape or lose weight, according to a Statista study. During the first weeks of a new year, it is very common to see gyms flooded with new members. While things may...Read More
What is a Latex Allergy? Latex is a natural stretchy rubber sap that comes from rubber trees and is found in much more than balloons and rubber gloves. Latex can also appear in all sorts of items like paint, toys, and bandages. If you have a latex allergy or...Read More
If you have asthma and/or allergies, you might be a little hesitant to fully engage in all the holiday cheer. While family and friends are out merrymaking, you must wonder, will scented candles or the smell of pine from a Christmas tree trigger your asthma or allergies? Or...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...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....Read More
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