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Allergy Treatments Springfield MO

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Gregory K Lux
(417) 885-0823
3231 S National Ave
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Gregory Keith Lux, MD
(417) 885-0823
3231 S National Ave
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: St Johns Reg Health Center, Springfield, Mo
Group Practice: St John's Allergy & Asthma

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Lirio M Maxino Reyes, MD
(417) 883-2311
1358 E Kingsley St Ste B
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1966

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Lirio Maxino Reyes
(417) 883-2311
1358 E Kingsley St
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Carolyn L Cannon
(314) 454-2694
1 Childrens Pl
Saint Louis, MO
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Ann E Winkler, MD
(417) 888-5664
Smith-Glynn-Callaway Medical Bldg 3231 S National
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology, Rheumatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1981

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Barrett D Lewis, MD
(417) 875-3000
1001 E Primrose St
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Wayne Bryant Miles, MD
(417) 887-1188
1200 E Woodhurst Dr Ste K300
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Lester E Cox Med Ctr North, Springfield, Mo
Group Practice: Allergy & Asthma Ctr-Ozarks

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George S Devins, MD
(816) 363-0787
6724 Troost Ave
Kansas City, MO
Business
Devins Allergy & Asthma Clinic
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology

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Raymond Granam Slavin, MD
(314) 977-8829
1402 S Grand Blvd # 209
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1956

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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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