The Complete Guide to Florida Fall Allergy Season 2023

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Most people in America look forward to autumn with its pumpkin spice lattes, mild sun and cooler air. North Floridians though, know this time of year as “extended summer” and  if you’re one of the estimated 40 million fall allergy sufferers in the U.S., this time of year can be very unpleasant. It doesn’t have…

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Allergies and Headaches: What Patients Need to Know

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updated June 2023 It’s estimated that nearly 70-80% of Americans experience headaches. Those who suffer from allergies already have to deal with rashes, difficulty breathing, congestion, and a host of other unpleasant side effects. Yet, sinus headaches and even migraines can also be added to this list of allergy side effects. While headaches aren’t typically life-threatening,…

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About Oral Allergy Syndrome: Symptoms & Treatments

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Updated Jan 2023 Do you experience allergic symptoms in the mouth when eating certain raw foods? If you do, you could be suffering from oral allergy syndrome. Oral allergy syndrome (a form of a food allergy) is actually fairly common for seasonal allergy sufferers. As people with seasonal allergies eat uncooked or raw fruits, vegetables, and…

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Is it the Flu, Cold, or Allergies: How to Tell The Difference

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Updated: Nov 2021 — to address questions and concerns about the novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Please see our message about COVID19 procedures at our clinics Feeling run down and stuffed up? Are your eyes itchy and your nose running? One thing is for sure—you’re not feeling like yourself. But are you suffering from allergies, the…

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Everything You Need to Know About Allergic Rhinitis in Jacksonville

We recently talked about dealing with pollen allergies here in Jacksonville and we’re well into hay fever season. Many of our patients suffer from allergic rhinitis triggered by seasonal allergens. With that being said, here is some helpful information about allergic rhinitis, for our Jacksonville, Orange Park and St. Johns patients. What is Allergic Rhinitis…

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When to Contact an Allergist vs ENT

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It’s common for people with allergy symptoms to go directly to an ear, nose, and throat (ENT) doctor for treatment. ENT doctors are surgeons who are experts in resolving structural problems involving the head, face, sinuses, nose, throat and voice box.  Allergist/immunologists are expert physicians who manage inflammatory (allergic) conditions of the nose, sinuses, ears,…

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Back-to-School Tips for Parents of Allergy Sensitive Kids

It’s back-to-school time again, and if you’re the parent of a child in Jacksonville who suffers with allergies or asthma, it can also be a stressful time. Food allergies affect approximately one in 13 kids. That means that in the average classroom, there are about two students who are coping with some form of food…

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Understanding Pollen Counts: Pollen Allergy Forecasts FAQs

understanding jacksonville pollen counts forecasts

Living in the Jacksonville area, you know that pollen and other allergy-causing factors can get very bad certain times of the year. In fact, tree pollen is one of the worst and most common allergens we have here in Northeast Florida. Our area produces heavy levels of tree pollen starting in January. This is much…

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