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Question 1 of 13
Mom always said to wear a scarf over your mouth and nose to help reduce asthma symptoms during the winter. Does that work?
Question 2 of 13
Before hitting the ski slopes, allergist Dr. Priya Bansal says this is the best place to store your emergency epinephrine.Correct
Dr. Bansale says to keep your epinephrine auto-injector at room temperature and “on your person”.Incorrect
The correct answer is C. Dr. Bansale says to keep your epinephrine auto-injector at room temperature and “on your person”.
Question 3 of 13
If your family opts for the real deal when it comes to Christmas trees, how can you make this year’s tree allergy-safe?Correct
Just don’t be the one using the leaf blower if you’ve got the allergies.Incorrect
The correct answer is B. Just don’t be the one using the leaf blower if you’ve got the allergies.
Question 4 of 13
Those with a latex allergy should steer clear of which festive flower?Correct
Poinsettias as they are part of the rubber tree family.Incorrect
The correct answer is Poinsettias. They are part of the rubber tree family.
Question 5 of 13
You’re invited to the holiday bash of the season. Aside from carrying your auto-injector, how can you make sure it will be allergy-friendly?Correct
Always ask about ingredients and risk of cross-contact.Incorrect
The correct answer is A. Always ask about ingredients and risk of cross-contact.
Question 6 of 13
The holiday spread looks scrumptious, but which of these items should you avoid if you have celiac disease?Correct
All of these foods can contain gluten; don’t eat unless verified that it’s gluten-free.Incorrect
The correct answer is D. All of these foods can contain gluten; don’t eat unless verified it’s gluten-free.
Question 7 of 13
Do people with tree nut allergies need to avoid holiday treats with nutmeg?Correct
No. Despite the name, it’s not a tree nut.Incorrect
The correct answer is No. Despite the name, nutmeg is not a tree nut.
Question 8 of 13
You may love the waft of a scented vanilla or cinnamon candle. But if your spouse has asthma, you may trigger which of these.Correct
It’s usually an irritant, not allergic asthma. Use LED candles instead.Incorrect
The correct answer is D. The candle is usually an irritant, not allergic asthma. Use LED candles instead.
Question 9 of 13
Which type of sweater should those with eczema add to their holiday wish list?Correct
Alpaca is an excellent alternative to more traditional wools. Apart from its hypoallergenic properties, it’s also warmer, softer and less likely to cause irritation.Incorrect
The correct answer is C. Alpaca is an excellent alternative to more traditional wools. Apart from its hypoallergenic properties, it’s also warmer, softer and less likely to cause irritation.
Question 10 of 13
If you have food allergies, what should your holiday hottie do before going for a kiss under the mistletoe?Correct
Avoidance is best.Incorrect
The correct answer is B. Avoidance is best.
Question 11 of 13
True or False: Sleeping on the lower bunk bed is recommended for children with dust-mite allergies.Correct
False. Person on the top bunk can send dust mites downward.Incorrect
The correct answer is False. The person on the top bunk can send dust mites downward.
Question 12 of 13
You chow down on a bunch of holiday treats, but then break out in hives and start throwing up. What should you do right away?Correct
Dr. Bansal says the ER is key in case of a secondary reaction.Incorrect
The correct answer is D. Dr. Bansal says the ER is key in case of a secondary reaction.
Question 13 of 13
The holidays can be hectic. What are some signs that the stress is causing your asthma to flare up?Correct
Dr. Bansal advises getting enough sleep and asking for help.Incorrect
The correct answer is A. Dr. Bansal advises getting enough sleep and asking for help.