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For Allergy Sufferers, Treatment Is Now At Hand FEBRUARY 11, 2016 By GREGORY ZELLER // Most allergy-related emergencies stem from some simple problem. When a patient can’t find his auto-injector, or doesn’t know how to use it, or the medication inside is expired, bad things happen. Collectively called anaphylaxis, allergic reactions can be life-threatening events  … Read more



Check out this article in this months Annals of Allergy Asthma & Immunology regarding Epinephrine and the BX rating written by Dr. Puglisi


Epinephrine autoinjectors: importance of the BX rating Gregory Puglisi, MD Mid Island Allergy Group, PC, Plainview, New York DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anai.2014.07.028 Abstract Full Text References Anaphylaxis is a severe systemic allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and potentially fatal.1 Triggers for anaphylactic reactions mainly include foods, drugs and biologicals, stinging insects, latex, exercise, or unknown causes,  … Read more



6 Tips for Celebrating the Holidays with Food Allergies (FARE article)


6 Tips for Celebrating the Holidays with Food Allergies It’s that time of year when holiday parties fill the calendar. Whether you’re a guest or hosting a party yourself, food allergies shouldn’t hold you back from seeing family and friends during holidays. Here are some tips that could help alleviate worries and allow you to enjoy  … Read more



Avoid the dangers of anaphylaxis this Halloween.


This article has been reviewed by Thanai Pongdee, MD, FAAAAI Ghosts and goblins aren’t the only scary things your children might encounter this Halloween. For parents of kids with food allergies, Halloween treats—from candy to cookies—can be frightening too. Common allergens such as peanuts, tree nuts, milk and egg are often ingredients in Halloween treats.  … Read more



Contact dermatitis


We have a comprehensive patch test kit to help diagnose contact allergy.  We also have a patch test kit specific to metal implants should you have a potential metal allergy and require surgery with metal hardware.   Contact Dermatitis Source: www.aafa.org, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) Contact dermatitis occurs when skin touches something  … Read more