Category Archives: “Do you have”

Household indoor pollution linked to lung problems!

By Faith Huang, M.D. Adapted from article from ACAAI. According to a study by Dr. Raj Kumar, titled “The Association of Household Air Pollution with Allergic Respiratory Diseases in Children” that was recently presented at the American College of Allergy, … Continue reading

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Do I have asthma or chronic obstructive airway disease? Doctors are telling me I have both!

By Faith Huang, adapted from an article here. Some older adults with obstructive airway disease have overlapping characteristics of both asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Patients with asthma are used to symptoms of coughing, wheezing and shortness of … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season for Postnasal Drip!

Written by Faith Huang, M.D. Adapted from article by Dr. Harold Katz Postnasal drip tends to crop up during the holiday season—for many reasons!  Postnasal drip is when mucus runs down the back of your nose to your throat. Normally, … Continue reading

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Adult moderate-to-severe Atopic Dermatitis

Do you have chronic scaly and itchy rashes? Southern California Research is currently enrolling in a clinical research study for Adult moderate-to-severe Atopic Dermatitis. – Are 18 to 64 years of age – Have been diagnosed with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis … Continue reading

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Fitbit: skin irritations were allergies to nickel

Fitbit recalled its Force wearable back in February after owners reported skin irritation, and it turns out that the skin rash is likely due to contact allergic dermatitis to nickel or methacrylates.

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