What are allergies?

Allergies are a common health problem, can be more common in children and can begin at any age. They are caused by an overactive immune system in which your body attacks harmless substances as if they were germs. Allergy symptoms include:

  • Sneezing
  • Swelling of the nasal passages
  • Sore throat
  • Itchy, watery eyes

How are allergies diagnosed?

You can be tested to detect your specific type of allergy using:

  • Intradermal (skin prick) testing
  • Blood testing

At our ENT offices, allergy testing results are available within 20-30 minutes. We can develop a treatment plan based on your specific allergy.

How are allergies treated?

Our otolaryngic allergists offer a full complement of medical therapies including injectable and sublingual immunotherapy, blood testing and nasal fluid draining

Call our offices for an allergy testing appointment.

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