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Covid Hives

Provided by: Philip Rancitelli, MD The allergists/immunologists at Ohio ENT & Allergy Physicians are encountering many patients who describe itching and hives after booster COVID-19 vaccinations (some after being infected with COVID-19).  In fact, this is a phenomenon we’re hearing about from our colleagues all over the country.  It was a hot topic at the recent American Academy of Allergy, As...
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Covid Hives
Provided by: Philip Rancitelli, MD The allergists/immunologists at Ohio ENT & Allergy Physicians are encountering many patients who describe itching and hives after booster COVID-19 vaccinations (some after being infected with COVID-19).  In fact, this is a phenomenon we’re hearing about from our col...
Chronic Ear Infections
Provided by: Scott Kramer, MD Do you have a child that has had ear infections?  Middle ear infections (otitis media) are among the most common infections of childhood.  The majority of kids will experience an ear infection at some point during their childhood.  Symptoms vary from child to child...
Winter Allergies
Provided by: Michael Goodman, MD Winter Allergies As we move from fall to winter, many allergy sufferers will experience relief as plant pollens have gone away and mold spore counts drop. However, many allergy sufferers can...
Penicillin Allergy?
Provided by: Megan Goebel, MD (Allergist)  Allergic to penicillin? Maybe not! The good news is that over 90% of people reporting a history of penicillin allergy are actually able to tolerate this antibiotic.  Many people outgrow this allergy as they get ol...
Seeking Value in Healthcare
Provided by: Andrew J. Tompkins, MD MBA (ENT) Many of us have recently completed the familiar period of open enrollment, where we select health insurance plans for the upcoming calendar year.  These exercises typically involve an attempt to project costs in ...
Hives
Provided by Megan Goebel, MD Hives are one of the most common reasons for a visit to an Allergist, with up to a quarter of the population experiencing hives at some point in their life. Hives, or welts, are red or white raised areas on the skin that itch. The itching can interfere with school, work and sleep....
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