Category Archives: Severe Allergies

Why Are Allergies Bad in the Fall?

Dr. Carr was recently interviewed by Annie Hauser of The Weather Channel for a special article on fall allergies.  Read on for the article: Why are allergies bad in the fall? Ragweed, said Warner Carr, MD, an allergist and fellow of the American … Continue reading

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Peanut Allergy

There has been promising new work on a oral immunotherapy or desensitization to peanuts. In the initial studies patients started with a very low level of peanut protein, in a very controlled fashion. Initial amounts were equal to about 1/1,000 … Continue reading

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Milk Allergy

Contrary to common belief, a milk allergy is not the same as lactose intolerance. Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest a sugar (lactose) found in milk products. Milk allergy refers an allergic reaction to cow’s milk. If you are … Continue reading

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What Is Anaphylaxis?

A Really Serious Allergy For many people with an allergy, the body’s response is usually pretty mild. You may get a runny nose or sneeze. But for some people, an allergic reaction can affect the whole body, becoming much more … Continue reading

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