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Allergy Testing


Are you tired of using over-the-counter and prescription allergy relief aids that have uncomfortable side effects and don't address the cause of your symptoms? The truth is, each allergy sufferer is unique with unique symptoms and responses to medications. Talk to your doctor about an allergy treatment that can help you break free from the confines of your symptoms and experience life without allergies.



A
llergy symptoms checklist:


Check your symptoms below and share with your physician:
  • Sneezing
  • Runny nose
  • Itchy nose
  • Stuffy nose
  • Scratchy throat
  • Watery eyes
  • Itchy eyes
  • Red eyes
  • Sinus-related issues (sinus pressure/ pain, headaches, sinusitis)
  • Recurring seasonal or Chronic colds
  • Restless sleep, challenges sleeping through the night, snoring
  • Feeling of fatigue, irritability, and restlessness
  • Dry and/or itchy skin
  • Other _                                                        _.
Allergy Treatment Process
  1.  Patient discusses symptoms with provider. Allergy technician conducts an allergy test on patient.  Provider reviews results with patient.
  2. Technician provides patient with allergy treatment plan and schedules appointments with provider to begin treatment.
  3. Patient visits provider for first three rounds of treatment and learns how to self -administer the treatment.
  4. After initial appointments, patient continues treatment at home with occasional appointments with provider.
  5. Within three-four months of allergy treatment, the patient should begin to fe el relief of symptoms. Continue allergy treatment plan.

FAQs


H
ow long does the allergy test take?

The test takes approximately 30 minutes to administer and 15 minutes to register the results – so you don’t have to wait long to learn the possible cause of your allergies.


Wh
o can be tested?

Adults and children over the age of two can be tested for allergies. This is especially helpful for patients who suffer with asthma, allergic pneumonia, conjunctivitis (pink eye), undiagnosed cough, dermatitis (skin irritation), insect allergy, rhinitis, sinusitis, urticaria (hives) and angioedema (similar to hives, but beneath the skin).

Which allergens will I be tested for?

You will be tested for the most frequent geographically-specific seasonal and perennial allergens in your area. These allergens include: dust mites, proteins from pet hair and dander, trees, grass, and weed pollens, molds and cockroach allergens. You will not be tested or treated for food or stinging insect -related allergies.


Ar
e the allergy test and treatment covered by insurance?

Yes, most insurance plans cover the allergy test and treatment. Your insurance benefits will be verified prior to

testing.

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