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Managing Skin Allergies

Nickel, latex, household chemicals and more can cause skin irritation. Here’s how to prevent an allergic reaction to common irritants.

By Eileen Bailey

Thyroid Patients: Should You Take Tirosint or Tirosint-SOL?

If you are hypothyroid, it’s important to be aware of this specialized form of levothyroxine as a treatment option.

By Mary Shomon

Diagnosing and Treating CIU

Some chronic hives patients go through years of hopping from one doctor to another, searching for the cause of their recurring welts, itching, and/or swelling.

By James Thompson, M.D.

Is 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.

By Paula J. Busse, M.D.

Xolair Update: Six months later

Survey says — Xolair appears to be working its magic six months later.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

4 Ways to Prevent Fall Asthma Flares

If you have asthma, you know that flare-ups spike in the fall. But you can get through these trigger months. Here are four strategies to try.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

5 Tips for Staying on Top of Asthma

Here are five of my favorite tips for dealing with asthma so that you’ll have a healthier year ahead.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Treating Moderate to Severe Eczema

Dr. James Thompson shares his advice on how to properly care for eczema that is past its early stages, and has grown moderate or severe.

By James Thompson, M.D.

How Much Do You Really Know About Allergies?

Take our quiz and test your knowledge about the cause and treatment of allergies.

By The HealthCentral Editorial Team

Needle-Free Allergy Relief

Immunotherapy tablets or drops may be just as effective as allergy shots at reducing symptoms over the longterm.

By HealthAfter50