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Allergies

Oral Allergy Syndrome

Can’t enjoy that apple, peach, or cherry? Many people with a condition called Oral Allergy Syndrome (OAS) can experience an itchy mouth/throat, mouth swelling, and rarely throat closing off when eating certain fruits, vegetables, or nuts. OAS is a type of food allergy that develops in adults with seasonal pollen allergies.

Doctor, Is It Allergies?

With the warmth of spring inching across the Wasatch Front and the return of allergy season the time seemed right to write about a common question I get when a child has a constant runny nose, “Doctor, is it Allergies?” With Allergic Rhinitis (Nasal Allergies) affecting somewhere between 10-30% of people in the U.S., there...
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