The doctors spoke about the impact of coronavirus on Allergy sufferers

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Doctors told than the coronavirus threat for Allergy sufferers, according to RIA Novosti.

In particular, the allergist-immunologist Bella Bragvadze stressed that because of allergies mucous membranes more vulnerable to the virus. She noted that in the period of flowering trees and allergies than ever it is necessary, in addition to adherence to self-isolation, assigned to anti-allergic therapy.

Bragvadze noted that the use of antihistamines along with anti-allergic drugs has no contraindications. In the case of infection of the coronavirus, said the doctor, specialists will prescribe a course of treatment that will take into account the presence of Allergy in a patient.

Head of the laboratory of vaccination and immunotherapy of allergic diseases scientific research Institute of vaccines and sera named after Mechnikov Mikhail Kostinov said that when hay fever for allergic mucosal immunity is lost, which opens the way for coronavirus in the body.

“the Nose, the eyes redden, the man sneezes, his watery eyes. And in this wound the virus easier to spread quickly,” said Kostinov.

He added that the penetration of the coronavirus in the body a vicious circle in which the disease is heavier. So, the infection enhances the effect of allergies, while Allergy affects the course of SARS.

with regard to prevention, Kostinov said that at the moment recommendation on finding homes for people with allergies is mandatory. He recalled that they partially comply with such a regime in order to minimize contact stimuli.

“In the flowering period they have their own specific treatment. They are less walk, more sit at home to avoid contact with the pollen. For them it’s the law. This they know,” – said Kostinov.

Honored worker of health of the Russian Federation Yuri Mizernitsky confirmed that the coronavirus might have a negative impact on the dynamics of allergic reactions.

“Coronavirus infection may cause exacerbation of allergic diseases. Viruses are always triggers (provocateurs) exacerbation of allergic diseases, particularly bronchial asthma,” said Mizernitsky.

He also, like other experts, urged Allergy sufferers to stay at home and carefully observe rules of personal hygiene. He recommended that such means of prevention as multivitamins and drugs that increase immunity.

Also recently, scientists have discovered that the coronavirus is able to overcome the species barrier. They noted that the transition COVID-19 from the animal man – it is quite probable development of events.

Also in the Ministry of health told about the list of people who are at increased risk. Among them – suffering from cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, obesity, diseases of the lungs and bronchi.

the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin noted that the main task of the authorities to prevent the spread of coronavirus is a “work in advance”. He stressed that therefore in Russia it is necessary to minimize the spread of the virus.

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