Latest Articles by Paula J. Busse, M.D.
Are Your Chronic Hives a Mystery?
While some people with chronic hives will never know why they're affected, seeing an allergist is the best way to find a treatment.
Hi, I am asked many times by my patients if one can develop allergies later in life. Yes, it is true, that allergies tend to affect most people beginning in childhood, but it is not uncommon for people to develop allergies later in life. There are se...
Allergy Pills vs. Nasal Sprays
Hi, I hope that everyone is doing ok with his or her spring-time allergies. Frequently I am asked which is better to treat allergies: pills (oral anti-histamines) or nose sprays. For many people, putting medication in the nose may not be very appeali...
Treating Allergies With Allergy Shots
Allergy shots are typically given to patients whose allergies are not controlled by prescription medications for allergies.
Food Allergies In Adults
I would like to discuss food allergy in adults, and symptoms that one may experience with food allergies. Fortunately, food allergy is pretty rare in adults, only about 1-2% of the adult population has true food allergies. (However, many other adults ...