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Old 10-07-2004, 01:03 PM   #1
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can allergies cause chronic respiratory infections?

I need some help here. I have re-occuring upper respiratory infections. I'm on Augmentin at least once a month. It's not working anymore. I just don't understand how this bug can keep coming back. My question to everyone is, "Can underlying allergies keep triggering re-occurrant bacterial growth?" I don't have allergy symptoms like runny nose, itchy eyes, etc. However, I know I have allergic reactions to common household items like dust, molds, mites, etc. Should I be seeing an allergist? I need the infections to stop!

 
Old 10-07-2004, 09:01 PM   #2
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Re: can allergies cause chronic respiratory infections?

Yeah, I would look into see if allergies was an underlying cause...it's worth a try at least. Is an Upper Respitory Infection like a Sinus Infection or what? I've never been able to figure that out. :P

 
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Old 10-08-2004, 08:19 PM   #3
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Re: can allergies cause chronic respiratory infections?

Yes, I would definitely see an allergist. I have the worst allergies of anyone I know and I used to get respitory (sorry if I spelled that wrong, been a long day) infections all the time and was so tired of getting sick so my mom took me to see an allergist and I was put on the most powerful decongestant nose spray and medicine and I haven't had a chest infection since! I've been on these meds and I also get allergy shots in my arms every week -- they inject me with what i'm allergic two once in each arm once a week.. I've had these for about 4 years and I haven't been getting as sick.. So go see an allergist! it's probably worthwhile.

 
Old 10-10-2004, 10:42 AM   #4
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Re: can allergies cause chronic respiratory infections?

You're saying they are injecting you with what you're allergic to? Are you sure?
I'm about to start my all. shots, but I think I was told something else....

 
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