Unexplained Swelling? It is Probably Time for an Allergy Specialist
Unexplained swelling can be scary and painful. Different parts of the body can swell up out of nowhere and leave you with major discomfort. If that sounds familiar to you, you may be suffering from a disease called Angioedema.
These unexpected swelling reactions are commonly caused by allergies to food or insect bites. The severity can range from mild to potentially fatal if an individual’s airway swells up. It is estimated that roughly 10-20% of the population will go through… READ MORE →
Egg Allergies – What to Look Out For & What Can Be Done
Egg allergies are among the most common allergies across the United States right before milk. The symptoms can vary in severity, but the commonality between them is that they all make the affected individual sick and even in pain. It is important to know what to look for if you suspect you or your child are experiencing an allergic reaction to eggs.
At Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Medical Group, our team of specialists know what to look… READ MORE →
11 Halloween Candy Options if You Suffer from a Nut Allergy
Do you worry about your nut allergy every Halloween season? With so much candy floating around, it’s no surprise this time of year can be tricky when you want to snack on some treats. Nut allergies can vary in severity, but regardless, it is always in your best interest to be informed on what you can and cannot eat.
Don’t let the concerning thoughts of nut allergies haunt you, here is a list of nut allergy-safe candies to enjoy… READ MORE →
Asthma in Young Children – What Are the Signs & What Can Be Done
Asthma affects nearly 25 million people in the United States. Unfortunately, most of those affected by this disease happens to be children. If left undiagnosed, asthma can cause serious damage to the body. If you suspect your child is being affected by asthma, you need to go to a specialist as soon as possible.
Here at Asthma, Allergy, & Immunology Medical Group, our team of experts specializes in Asthma identification and treatment. We can provide the proper… READ MORE →
The Importance of Immune Deficiency Diagnosis – Trust the Experts
It can be a very stressful thought if you begin to suspect you suffer from immune deficiency. Questions like what’s wrong with me and what’s going to happen will start to go through your mind. But, it is important that have a solid support system medically and in your personal life to help ease the tension those questions can create.
During this period of uncertainty, it is important to go to… READ MORE →
Discover How to Differentiate Between the Common Cold & Allergies
Have you ever been going throughout your day when you suddenly begin to feel run down with a headache and stuffy nose? You then start thinking if what you’re feeling is a cold or seasonal allergies. Something is clearly happening but you’re unsure what.
This blog will help you differentiate between the common cold and allergies. They can have very similar symptoms but there are some ways to easily identify the source of your discomfort.
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Let’s Talk About It – The Different Colors of Your Snot is Your Body Communicating
Snot. It is not the politest subject to discuss, but what most people don’t understand is that the color of it tells you what your body is dealing with. There is a spectrum of mucus colors your body can produce because of various reasons, and we’ll explore them.
To learn what the color of your mucus means, continue reading below.
A Thicker, White Mucus
Although this is… READ MORE →
The Diagnosing & Treatment Process of an Immune System Deficiency
Immunodeficiencies are a very serious health risk. If you have even the slightest suspicion you may be Immune Deficient, you need to visit a specialist as soon as possible. A common mistake is confusing it with allergies, but if you are consistently not feeling well, it could be your body constantly trying to fight sickness.
Here at Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Medical Group, we have a team of experts that specialize in Immunology. We can accurately diagnose and… READ MORE →
3 Top Medications to Help Treat Your Asthma Attacks
With asthma affecting nearly 25 million people, this chronic illness needs proper treatment to keep the symptoms under control. When the airways to the lungs become inflamed, individuals are having what is commonly referred to as an Asthma Attack. Breathing becomes increasingly difficult as the inflammation blocks the air flow.
Biologics is a type of medication that helps keep your chronic asthma under control. However, with so many options out there, it is important to understand which medication is right for… READ MORE →
5 Food Allergies That are the Most Common
Food allergies are extremely common. It is estimated that around 17% of the population—adults and children—suffer from some sort of food allergy.
Diagnosing food allergies can be tricky. Some methods of food allergy testing are unproven and even dangerous. However, when you visit Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Medical Group, you can rest assured that we will only be using proven testing methods that have been endorsed by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology.
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