Going in prepared for your visit to an allergy doctor helps you make the most out of your time in the clinic. There are going to be some important questions that the allergy doctor will be asking, and knowing how to answer questions, in great detail, helps ensure a smooth process. Whether you or Read More
Reasons Why You Should Take An Allergy Test
Do you have symptoms of allergies, such as frequently having a runny, stuffy nose, red, itchy eyes, or hives? Many people suffer from allergies, and you could be one of them. Persistent allergic reactions may cause not only daily discomfort but can be life-threatening, as well. Fortunately, a Read More
Why Am I Getting Skin Allergies All of a Sudden?
If you’re exposed to an allergy trigger in your environment, your body may react with an overblown immune response. You may sneeze, wheeze, or have a runny nose or watery eyes. Or, if you’re like millions of American adults and children, your skin will itch and break out. Why is this happening? Read More
How long does it take to have an allergic reaction to a bee sting?
Bee stings don’t usually cause a serious reaction in people who are not allergic to them. Usually, the venom injected by the bee will cause a reaction with symptoms, such as pain, redness, itching, and swelling in the bite location. These symptoms are considered mild or moderate. However, people who Read More
A Guide to Treatment for Childhood Asthma
Caring for a child with asthma can seem like a daunting responsibility, given the unique challenges the child may face, especially when they are very young. If you suspect that your child has asthma, early intervention is crucial in preventing flare-ups and for protecting your child’s lung health Read More
Can We Really Outgrow Allergies?
Allergies are a common issue that millions of people suffer from. While some people develop allergies as adults, it is more common to develop them during childhood. One common question patients with allergies have is whether they can outgrow allergies. The answer to this question is: Read More
Unproven Food Allergy Tests
Some healthcare providers may offer diagnostic tests that are unproven food allergy tests. There are many tests that the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) do not recommend for the diagnosis of food allergy. This article discusses some of these tests. IgG Testing This Read More
Fish Allergy May Be Underdiagnosed
Do you suspect that you have a fish allergy even when the testing was negative? A study in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice explains that fish collagen may be responsible for this problem. The collagen in fish does not dissolve in solutions used for commercial diagnostic Read More