- Itching of the nose, mouth, throat, eyes
- Stuff nose/congestion
- Runny nose
- Watering and redness of the eyes
- Dark circles under the eyes
Skin Test: Checks for allergies by placing small amounts of allergens along the arm or back, then seeing which ones your body reacts to.
RAST Test: A simple allergy blood test performed when skin testing is not a possibility.
Immunotherapy: A process in which an allergic patient can become desensitized to allergens that trigger rhinitis (congestion, sneezing and itching), asthma and insect allergy.
Rush Immunotherapy: RUSH allows a patient to achieve his/her maintenance dose more rapidly.
Patch Testing: Tests for contact dermatitis such as a skin product allergy, chemical allergy or metal allergy such as nickel.
Rhinolaryngoscopy: A procedure that helps diagnose nasal polyps or sinusitis as well as vocal cord problems.
Pulmonary Function Test: This test is also called spirometry and is used for someone with asthma or COPD.
Medication Desensitization: Performed for someone with an aspirin or penicillin allergy.
Aspirin Desensitization: Performed for someone with aspirin allergy.
Immunoglobulin Therapy: An infusion for someone with immunodeficiency