Posts from Sandy Durrani, MD
Amoxicillin Allergy & Amoxicillin Rash Are Often Mislabeled
Many people who think they are allergic to amoxicillin are not actually allergic to it. In fact, only about 1% of the population truly has an amoxicillin allergy. An allergist explains why this is an individual and public health issue, and what parents can do about it.
5 Points To Know About Asthma and Seasonal Respiratory Illnesses
Each season has its own set of respiratory illnesses that can be problematic for kids -- especially for those with asthma. In particular, rhinovirus causes 50-85% of asthma exacerbations. Read the most important things to know about asthma and seasonal respiratory illnesses.
6 Steps to Help Control Allergic Asthma in Kids
About 80-90% of kids who have asthma also have allergies, or allergic asthma. Kids need a comprehensive plan to treat it, as a single intervention isn't effective. Read a pediatric allergist's six steps to help get it under control.