Anitha Shrikhande, M.D.

Anitha Shrikhande, M.D.

Medical Reviewer

Dr. Anitha Shrikhande is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine and the Saint Louis University School of Public Health. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York followed by fellowship training in Allergy and Immunology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She is an experienced board certified clinician with a broad range of interests in the field of allergy and immunology. She especially loves the challenges of treating skin conditions which cross the spectrum of dermatology and allergy. She sees patients in a private practice called Westside Allergy Care in Rochester, NY.

Latest Articles by Anitha Shrikhande, M.D.

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Eczema

Wrapping Up Severe Eczema

When injectables or oral therapies aren’t an option (like, if you’re a kid), here are the pro-approved tips to soothe flares with wet dressings.

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Eczema

This Is Eczema on Air Pollution

Exposure to toxins like wildfire smoke can leave you vulnerable to skin irritation.

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Chronic Hives

What to Know About Living with Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria

Read real-world stories about the mental, physcial, and social challenges of living with chronic hives from people who experience it first-hand.

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Allergies

Best Places to Live in the U.S. if You Have Allergies

Twice a year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America analyzes the best and worst places to live in the U.S. with allergies. Twice every year the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America analyzes a variety of factors to come up with the worst pl...

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Allergies

Sneaky Ways Some Fabrics Can Trigger an Allergy Attack

In this current economic climate, serious belt tightening is in order. However, after all of my fall cleaning, yes I did that too, I was left with gaps in my wardrobe. I had given away so much that I no longer wore, no longer fit, or was too-seven-ye...

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Chronic Hives

Who Should You See for Chronic Hives?

Dermatologists and allergists can both effectively treat your hives. We help you figure out which doc is right for you.

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Eczema

There’s a New Eczema Drug on the Market for Kids

This biologic med has been available to adults and teens for a few years. Now, kids 6 through 11 years old can take it, too.

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Eczema

Let's Talk About Eczema and Kids

Itchy skin can be irritation nation for young children. Understanding the ins and outs of this tricky condition can help you help them find comfort.