Allergy

Midwest Allergy Sinus Asthma, SC

An allergy is a reaction by your immune system to something that does not bother most other people. People who have allergies often are sensitive to more than one thing. Substances that often cause reactions are:

Pollen
Dust mites
Mold spores
Pet dander
Food
Insect stings
Medicines

Normally, your immune system fights germs. It is your body’s defense system. In most allergic reactions, however, it is responding to a false alarm. Genes and the environment probably both play a role.

Allergies can cause a variety of symptoms such as a runny nose, sneezing, itching, rashes, swelling, or asthma. Allergies can range from minor to severe. Anaphylaxis is a severe reaction that can be life-threatening. Doctors use skin and blood tests to diagnose allergies. Treatments include medicines, allergy shots, and avoiding the substances that cause the reactions.

NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Advanced Evaluation and Treatment of:

Allergy
Allergy desensitization (Allergy shots)
Allergic rhinitis
Allergic conjunctivitis
Alpha-one Anti-trypsin deficiency
Anaphylaxis
Asthma
Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema
Chronic sinusitis
Chronic cough
Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COPD) / Emphysema
Contact Dermatitis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Food Allergy / Intolerance
Hives (Urticaria) and Swelling (Angioedema)
Immunodeficiency Hypogammaglobulinemia
Medication (Antibiotics, aspirin, etc.) allergy
Other respiratory diseases
Other skin conditions (Psoriasis)
Pollen, Mold, Dust Mite and Pet allergy
Recurrent infection
Sports and Work Related Asthma
Severe or steroid-dependent asthma
Sinusitis
Vocal Cord Dysfunction Syndrome

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