Ranging from slightly uncomfortable to life threatening, allergies and asthma can compromise quality of life. The Polyclinic’s allergy, asthma & clinical immunology specialty diagnoses & medically cares for pediatric & adult patients with allergy, asthma and related problems. Our specialists see patients for many reasons including:
- Suspected allergy problems, such as allergic rhinitis (hay fever), asthma, eczema, insect bites, anaphylaxis, hives, gluten, food & medication allergies
- Recurrent and chronic sinusitis
- Delayed allergic contact dermatitis
- Evaluation of immune deficiencies
Consultation usually includes allergy testing, education & discussion of treatment options related to the patient’s allergic reaction. Continuing care for proven allergic conditions is provided along with allergy vaccination therapy (immunotherapy/allergy shots).