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Author Topic: Moved to Kansas  (Read 2787 times)

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Offline wackattack69

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Moved to Kansas
« on: August 30, 2015, 11:49:37 PM »
Hi All!
 Been a while since I have been on here:) We have recently relocated from Texas to Kansas and I am in desperate need of a good Asthma/Allergy dr for my 19 year old. We live near Wichita, if that is any help.
 I have only found 1 but he is kind of a kook, even though he is supposed to be the best.
 He did the prick test on DD Friday (for trees,pets, food) and she has had a cough since then. She feels like her throat is swollen? This is all new to me. How could there be a connection if nothing was ingested?
 When the test was over, they gave her a Zyrtec, not Benadryl. I have given her Benadryl Friday night (day of the test) and Saturday night and she will have it again tonight.
 She is supposed to start allergy shots in September, but I don't feel comfortable until we get his cough/throat thing resolved.
 Sorry to ramble. I've been gone a while and you all have been my lifeline.

Offline PurpleCat

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Re: Moved to Kansas
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2015, 07:01:50 AM »


Have you tried her inhaler?  Sometimes my DD needs hers a few times after skin prick testing.

My DD started allergy shots last September for grasses, dust, and trees.  She had a much better tree pollen season this past spring!  Still needed her meds but no crisis days.

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Re: Moved to Kansas
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2015, 08:12:44 AM »
Have you tried searching on-line or facebook for any local allergy support groups in the area?  They would have good info on doctors.
DS (15 yrs) TN
DD (17 yrs) cat, wasps and yellow jackets


Offline wackattack69

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Re: Moved to Kansas
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2015, 11:41:47 PM »
  PurpleCat-yes, I finally told her to use her rescue inhaler..which helped for an hour or so, BUT her PF< was fine! So that makes no sense to me.
  Thanks for the encouragement regarding allergy shots:)
  DD is allergic to grasses, dust and almost every tree there is--Kansas was not the best place for a move, but sometimes we don't have the luxury of choosing those things.
 Thanks so much for responding, I appreciate it.