Author Archives: Dr. Javier Chinen, immunology, allergy and rheumatology

About Dr. Javier Chinen, immunology, allergy and rheumatology

I'm a specialist in allergy disorders and immunology defects. I've completed graduate studies in immunology, which provides me with the basis for the understanding of allergic and immunological mechanisms of disease. I strive to provide personalized care to my patients, with emphasis on sharing the knowledge needed to manage complex medical conditions.

Humidifiers and indoor allergies

During the winter, dry air is often the cause of chapped lips, dry skin and irritated sinus passages. Doctors might advise that the moisture from a humidifier could soothe dry … Full Entry »

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Allergy and asthma during the holiday season

In the next few weeks and during the holiday season, many families will be decorating their homes, attending parties and traveling to visit friends and relatives. For people with allergies … Full Entry »

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Tips on affording EpiPen (or alternative epinephrine auto-injector)

Recent news has elevated awareness of the increased cost of EpiPen® and EpiPen Jr.® The high cost has made it difficult for patients to access this life-saving medication. There are … Full Entry »

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Managing allergies at school

With school classes starting soon, some parents of children suffering from asthma and allergies may be more apprehensive about their children’s health rather than learning issues. According to the American … Full Entry »

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