Allergy Testing: Taking Back Control of Your Environment

Posted by Signature Medical Group on Monday, August 1, 2016 in Allergy and Immunology

Did you know that allergies can cause headaches, snoring, eye problems, skin conditions, sinus problems and coughs? These symptoms are caused by the body's overreaction to inhaling, touching or eating some substances. Some patient's reaction can be as severe as anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening reaction. With the help of a Signature Allergy and Immunology specialist, these symptoms can become manageable.

When is the right time to get an allergy test?

Patients with untreated allergies should be aware of how much more pleasant they could feel. All's it takes is a diagnoses and the proper treatment. Often, patients will wait until spring before checking in with their allergist, but, that may just be prolonging the suffering. Here are some more symptoms to look for that warrant getting tested for allergies:

  • Itchy eyes, nose or throat
  • Nasal or chest congestion
  • Skin itchiness or eczema
  • Vomiting, cramping or diarrhea after eating certain foods

Whether you are sensitive to pollen, pets or a type of food, a Signature Allergy and Immunology specialist may be able to immediately help. Patients can come in and expect an accurate diagnosis, treatment options and educational allergy information from specialist with years of experience in the field. Schedule an appointment today!


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