- Posted on: Nov 15 2018
There is nothing like being crippled by allergies. Whether it’s the day of a very important meeting, party, or presentation, allergies may strike. And, unfortunately, we can’t all put our plans on hold to stay at home and hide from the outside world. That sniffling, sneezing, itchy-eyes-feeling may just have to be suffered through. Or does it?
We often tell people that North Texas is perfect–for allergies. We have the perfect combination of allergy-causing conditions: windy, flat terrain with plenty of pollens, weeds, and grasses to get allergies going. Thankfully, we are here to help with the treatable aspects of allergies. Keep reading to learn how we can help you and your loved ones understand the environmental, immune, and physical factors that increase allergic reactions.
Testing For Allergies
Testing for allergies can help you understand more about what you should avoid. Whether you think you’re allergic to a certain food, or just curious about what pollen is really affecting your quality of life, we can help.
A skin test allows us to measure what allergen or allergens cause a reaction for you, and we can follow up with detailed information to help you understand your situation better. Blood testing and understanding your patient history can help, but skin tests allow us to gather much more useful information. At ENT & Allergy Centers of Texas, we offer allergy testing to patients aged 5 and older. Yes, you read that right. If you are stumped why your child is itchy, rashy, or suddenly uncomfortable, we can help.
We test a comprehensive panel of allergens based on the common inhaled allergens. These include trees, molds, grasses, weeds and pet danders. The more you know, the better you will be able to understand and plan for the future.
We can help if you’re interested in learning about:
- specific allergies
- Environmental avoidance of allergies
- Cross-reactive foods
- Immunotherapy treatment options
Don’t wait for the next allergy attack to surprise you on the day of a big event, like a wedding or a big outing. Schedule your allergy testing and learn more about what aggravates your allergies, and then let us help you with treatment options. Contact us at (972) 984-1050 today!
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