Dr. Mary E Fontana-penn MD
Allergist and Immunologist | Allergy7939 HONEYGO BLVD NOTTINGHAM MD, 21236
Dr. Mary Fontana-penn practices Allergy and Immunology care in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Fontana-penn specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of asthma and other allergic diseases. Allergist-Immunologists are trained and certified to treat each patients sensitivity and response to allergens of varying severity. Dr. Fontana-penn provides several means of testing and treatment to increase immunity to potentially harmful substances.
Allergy and ImmunologyAmerican Board of Allergy and ImmunologyABAI
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- Is Eczema Contagious?
One of the most common myths and misconceptions about eczema is that it is contagious. Probably, this myth has circulated due to the closeness of people who have the condition. For example, if your sibling or friend has eczema and uses a certain type of perfume or skin moisturizer, you may at one...
- How Local Honey Treats Allergies
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- What Are the Possible Complications of Chicken Pox?
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- What Is Vistaril Used For?
What is Vistaril (hydroxyzine)?Vistaril is a medication used to reduce central nervous system activity. It is an antihistamine drug that can help reduce the effects of histamine in the body and relieve symptoms of allergy, such as histamine-induced itch, hives, and contact dermatitis.Vistaril is...