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James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Does Shellfish Allergy Mean Iodine Allergy? The Answer May Surprise You

Do you avoid shellfish because of iodine allergy?

Have you avoided foods or certain medications that contain iodine because of shellfish allergy?

Did you know many types of seafood, in addition to shellfish, contain iodine?

Did you... Read moreChevron

posted 01/28/2015, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Decreased Smell and Taste: Common Bedfellows

“Doc, I can’t smell and taste certain things anymore. Do you think it’s from my allergies?”

 

Allergists and otolaryngologists (Ear, Nose and Throat doctors) frequently see patients with complaints of decreased sense of smell, often associated with some loss of taste. Read moreChevron

posted 12/22/2014, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Eczema Part 2: Focusing on Treatment in Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis (AD) also referred to as allergic eczema, can be difficult to treat but many people respond to measures that focus on avoiding triggers, moisturizing the skin and reducing inflammation/infection.

 

Recently, I discussed terminology, prevalence, diagnostic and Read moreChevron

posted 12/19/2014, comments (0)|
Kathi  MacNaughton

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Living with Asthma

Do You Have Seasonal Allergies or the Common Cold?

When your nose gets stuffy and the sniffles set in, and that tickle in your throat triggers that irritating cough, then you get hit by a debilitating wave of malaise -- how do you know if it's just more of the same seasonal allergy symptoms you are used to, or if it might be the start of a cold?

 

I can tell you that even... Read moreChevron

posted 12/06/2014, comments (0)|
Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro

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Living with Asthma

Staying Healthy with Allergies Through the Holidays

When people think of seasonal allergies, they usually think about things like tree, grass and weed pollens, as well as Read moreChevron

posted 12/06/2014, comments (0)|

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