The Carolina Asthma & Allergy Center Pollen and Mold Counter will return February 15, 2022.
By Raquel Durban, RD. When you or someone you care for has been diagnosed with a food allergy, it may feel overwhelming. This is completely normal! Our physicians and support team at Carolina Asthma & Allergy Center (CAAC) are here to provide complete care from diagnosis to individualized...Read More
by Richard C. Herring, M.D. When we think of spring, 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...Read More
Most have heard of allergic reactions, but few understand the characteristics of the most serious and life-threatening allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), anaphylaxis is a common occurrence in the United States. This life-threatening allergic reaction was found to...Read More
A Statement from Carolina Asthma & Allergy Center: The board-certified allergy and immunology physicians at Carolina Asthma & Allergy Center are closely monitoring the evolving data regarding safety and efficacy of the Pfizer and Moderna mRNA COVID-19 vaccines being distributed in our community. We are committed to doing...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
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
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
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...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...Read More
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