At AFC Medicine we know just how uncomfortable and inconvenient allergies can be. We are in business to help you and your loved ones discover the root of your allergy problems and to change your life! We offer testing and treatment for seasonal and food allergies. Our plans have real results to get you living better.
Allergy testing can be an important tool for people who suffer from allergies. Here are some reasons why allergy testing may be necessary:
Identify Triggers: Allergy testing can help to identify the specific triggers that cause an allergic reaction. This is important because once the trigger is identified, steps can be taken to avoid it or to treat the reaction when it occurs.
Determine Severity: Allergy testing can also help to determine the severity of an allergic reaction. This information can help doctors develop a treatment plan that is tailored to the individual's needs.
Rule Out Other Conditions: Sometimes, the symptoms of allergies can be similar to those of other conditions, such as asthma or eczema. Allergy testing can help to rule out other conditions and ensure that the correct diagnosis is made.
Monitor Progress: Allergy testing can be useful in monitoring the progress of allergy treatment. By tracking changes in allergy triggers over time, doctors can determine whether a particular treatment is effective or whether adjustments need to be made.
Improve Quality of Life: Allergies can have a significant impact on quality of life, causing symptoms such as sneezing, itching, and congestion. By identifying and treating allergies, people can improve their quality of life and reduce the impact that allergies have on their daily activities.
In summary, allergy testing can be an important tool for identifying triggers, determining severity, ruling out other conditions, monitoring progress, and improving quality of life for people who suffer from allergies. If you think you may have allergies, talk to your allergy doctor at AFC about whether allergy testing is right for you.
DO YOU SUFFER FROM?
Explore below some of the common symptoms you might be experiencing with:
Food Allergies | Sensitivity Symptoms
Symptoms of an allergic reaction may involve the skin, the gastrointestinal tract, the cardiovascular system and the respiratory tract. They can surface in one or more of the following ways:
> Vomiting and/or stomach cramps > Hives > Shortness of breath > Wheezing > Repetitive cough > Shock or circulatory collapse > Tight, hoarse throat; trouble swallowing > Swelling of the tongue, affecting the ability to talk or breathe > Weak pulse > Pale or blue coloring of skin > Dizziness or feeling faint > Anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening reaction that can impair breathing and send the body into shock; reactions may simultaneously affect different parts of the body (for example, a stomachache accompanied by a rash)
Seasonal Allergies Symptoms
Symptoms of range from mild to severe. The most common include: