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Ask the Expert: Dr. Meltzer Answers Your Allergy Questions

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We are no longer taking questions for Dr. Meltzer, but you can see his answers to many questions here.


CafeMom is excited to announce that Dr. Eli Meltzer will be answering questions about children's allergies.


We will be sending him your questions and will post his replies. Dr. Meltzer is Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego and is also a founder of the Allergy/Immunology Fellowship Training Program at UCSD. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.


Post your questions below! We will be posting Dr. Meltzer's responses to some of your questions beginning in two weeks and again in early May. We're taking questions until the end of the month, so come back if you think of something else!


Ask your questions now and you will be entered to win a $250 American Express gift card!


The Official Rules

The Ask an Allergist Sweepstakes starts April 2, 2012 at 11 am  (ET) and ends May 18 at 11:59 p.m. (ET) (the "Sweepstakes Period").

Enter by replying to this post with a question for Dr. Meltzer during the Sweepstakes Period.  Multiple entries are permitted and encouraged, as it increases your chances of winning. One (1) winner] will be selected in a random drawing of all eligible entries to receive an American Express gift card (valued at $250).  The random drawing shall occur on or about May 31.

*No Purchase Necessary. Open to US residents 16 years and older. Void where prohibited. Click here for the rest of the Official Rules.

by on Mar. 28, 2012 at 5:13 PM
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lasombrs
by on Apr. 23, 2012 at 4:36 PM
what can you do when "24 hour" allergy meds wear off after 12 hours and you cant take another?
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lasombrs
by on Apr. 23, 2012 at 4:42 PM
can you have food allergies with out an outward reaction?
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lasombrs
by on Apr. 23, 2012 at 5:55 PM
can an upset stomach and vomitting a few minutes afer eating be a sign of allergies to something eaten?
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Katsandkids
by on Apr. 23, 2012 at 10:58 PM
What is the best way to treat a grass. allergie in a 2½ year old?
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lasombrs
by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 8:46 AM
Is the Dr. only answering questions once now? I thought answers were going to be posted around april 15 and then the start of May? Or did I miss them in replies somewhere?
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lasombrs
by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 8:49 AM
If you are visitng a different region is there anything to do to prevent allergy attacks?
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lasombrs
by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 8:50 AM
Is there any way to desensitize yourself from an allergy?
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lasombrs
by on Apr. 26, 2012 at 10:20 AM
whats the best way to tell a cold apart from allergies?
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lasombrs
by on Apr. 26, 2012 at 10:24 AM
do people with immune disorders tend to be affected more by allergies?
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lasombrs
by on Apr. 26, 2012 at 10:25 AM
do you recommen the use of netti pots? why or why not?
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