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Allergy

The physicians and staff in our Allergy & Asthma departments are highly skilled in treating patients with asthma and/or allergies. They firmly believe that patients with allergies and those with asthma should not be satisfied until their allergies and/or asthma are under control and their quality of life is improved.

From The Blog

Say goodbye to springtime allergies

For some of us, spring means handfuls of tissues and a heavy dose of misery in the form of sneezing, watery eyes and stuffy noses. Here are a few tips to help allergy sufferers enjoy the beautiful spring weather.

Richard Crockett MD By Richard Crockett April 4, 2017

Will my sinus infection clear up on its own?

The first few weeks of the common cold aren’t fun, but the acute sinusitis that can pop up afterwards doesn’t help either. Is rushing to get antibiotics the best treatment?

Munoz Leanna 2011 By Leanna Munoz February 25, 2016

Control your allergies to enjoy the fall season

Fall is a gorgeous time of year, but for many allergy sufferers, this can be the worst season as they suffer from symptoms that may include a stuffy and runny nose, itchy eyes, increased asthma attacks and more sinus infections.

mansi kanuga_new By Mansi Kanuga September 16, 2014

All about food allergies

What if you had to carefully read the ingredients of every food you ate in order to avoid an allergic reaction? Life at the dinner table is very different for the small percentage of Americans who are allergic to certain foods. Recent studies show that approximately five percent of children under the age of 5, and three percent of adults are allergic to at least one food.

April 22, 2014

Allergy Q&A

Allergies are nothing to sneeze at. Mansi Kanuga, M.D., an allergist at Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing, Minnesota, answers some frequently asked questions about seasonal allergies and how to manage them.

mansi kanuga_new By Mansi Kanuga June 7, 2013

Speaking of Health: Seasonal Allergies

If you are affected by seasonal allergies, you know all about the problems caused by pollen and other allergens.

June 11, 2012