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WHEN TO SEE AN ALLERGIST?
Urticaria, also known as hives, is a skin rash that affects more than 20% of population worldwide. Urticarias are best managed by an allergist to find out triggers,food sensitivities and any underlying cause.
Asthma and Allergy patients can benefit immensely from care of an allergy specialist. According to international guidelines, asthma patients should be evaluated by an allergist if they:Suffer from mild to moderate persistent asthmaAre on a daily controller medicationHave had a life threatening attackHave had two prednisone treatments in a year
Allergic Rhinitis/Nasal Allergies
Symptoms of sneezing, running nose, nasal congestion lasting more than six weeks should be evaluated by allergy test. Based on the allergy test results, an allergist will discuss environmental control measures which are paramount in treatment of allergic problems
Adequate environmental control is the first step in allergy management paradigm. In patients who need continuous allergy medications, allergy vaccine is offered.
Allergies are the most common cause of persistent eye itching,redness or congestion. The permanent solution to eye allergies is immunotherapy/allergy vaccine to the relevant allergens
Allergies are the most common cause of chronic sinus problems leading to chronic, recurrent sinusitis, chronic cough or sleep apnoea.
Food allergies are an important trigger of atopic eczema in children. An allergist can help in the evaluation of food allergies and environmental allergens, especially dust mites and pet dander
Food allergies are very common in children and in adults. The reactions are very subtle to identify. A definitive confirmation is only by allergy testing.
Identifying the relevant drug causing the problem is important to manage any untoward drug allergy reactions.
Identifying the reason for anaphylaxis and equipping the patients with emergency medicines for acute management is done.