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Robert C Cartwright, MD
(706) 324-4012
1400 Bradley Lake Blvd
Columbus, GA
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 2000

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Robert R Chrzanowski, MD
(706) 324-4012
1400 Bradley Lake Blvd
Columbus, GA
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1991

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Thomas John Backenson
(706) 544-2203
7950 Martin Loop
Fort Benning, GA
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology, Internal Medicine

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Cohen, Marvyn DMD FAAP FAAAI
(706) 324-0355
500 18th St Ste B20
Columbus, GA

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Hosamane S Prabhakara, MD
(229) 888-7332
2025 Palmyra Rd
Albany, GA
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mysore Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mysore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1983

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Marvyn Donald Cohen
(706) 324-0356
500 18th St
Columbus, GA
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Gail M Glushko, MD
(706) 544-1272
7950 Martin Loop
Fort Benning, GA
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wright State Univ Sch Of Med, Dayton Oh 45401
Graduation Year: 1993

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Kenneth Edward Peirce, MD
(706) 322-4763
PO Box 4628
Columbus, GA
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1957

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Allergy Center at Brookstone The
(706) 324-4012
1220 Brookstone Centre Pkwy
Columbus, GA

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Jon E Stahlman
(770) 922-5696
2390 Wall St Se
Conyers, GA
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Allergies

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Allergies

(Also called: Hypersensitivity)

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Definition

An allergy is a reaction of your immune system to something that does not bother most other people. People who have allergies often are sensitive to more than one thing. Substances that often cause reactions are

Pollen

Dust mites

Mold spores

Pet dander

Food

Insect stings

Medicines

How do you get allergies? Scientists think both genes and the environment have something to do with it. Normally, your immune system fights germs. It is your body's defense system. In most allergic reactions, however, it is responding to a false alarm.

Allergies can cause a runny nose, sneezing, itching, rashes, swelling or asthma. Symptoms vary. Although allergies can make you feel bad, they usually won't kill you. However, a severe reaction called anaphylaxis is life-threatening.

Indoor Air Pollution

We usually think of air pollution as being outdoors, but the air in your house or office could also be polluted. Sources of indoor pollution include

Biological contaminants like mold and pollen

Tobacco smoke

Household products and pesticides

Gases such as radon and carbon monoxide

Materials used in the building such as asbestos, formaldehyde and lead.

Sick building syndrome occurs when several people are affected, but no specific source of the illness is found. Indoor air quality problems usually only cause discomfort, and most people feel better as soon as they eliminate the source of the pollution. However, some pollutants can cause diseases that show up much later, such as respiratory diseases or cancer. Making sure that your building is well-ventilated and eliminating pollutants can improve the quality of your indoor air.

Sinusitis

Sinusitis means your sinuses are infected or inflamed. Your sinuses are hollow air spaces within the bones surrounding the nose. They produce mucus, which drains into the nose. If your nose is swollen, this can block the sinuses and cause pain and infection.

Sinusitis can be acute, lasting for less than four weeks, or chronic, lasting much longer. Acute sinusitis often starts as a cold, which then turns into a bacterial infection. Allergies, pollutants, nasal problems and certain diseases can also cause sinusitis.

Symptoms of sinusitis can include fever, weakness, fatigue, cough and congestion. There may also be mucus drainage in the back of the throat, called postnasal drip. Treatments include antibiotics, decongestants and pain relievers. Using heat pads on the inflamed area, saline nasal ...

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