Annapolis ENT’s Allergy and Asthma department offers evaluation, testing and treatment for those suffering from allergies and asthma. Our board certified allergist and medical staff work with patients, pediatric to adult, to determine their source of suffering and find solutions to alleviate their discomfort.
Allergy & Asthma Evaluation and Treatments
Annapolis ENT’s Allergy and Asthma department specializes in the evaluation and treatment of the following:
Allergies cover a wide range of areas such as seasonal, food, contact (ex. dyes, perfumes) stinging insects, vaccine, molds, pets and drugs.
Hives, also known as urticaria, can be triggered by many substances or situations and usually start as an itchy patch of skin that turns into swollen red welts.
Angioedema is the swelling of tissue beneath the surface of the skin. It can often be mistaken for or associated with hives.
Asthma is a chronic condition that causes inflammation and narrowing of the passageways that allow air to enter and leave the lungs.
A cough is an action the body takes to get rid of substances that are irritating to the lungs and airway passages.
Eczema is a skin condition in which the skin can become dry, itchy, red, inflamed or irritated.
Eosinophilic esophagitis is the Inflammation or swelling of the esophagus, the tube that sends food from the mouth to the stomach.
Testing and Services Provided:
- Skin and blood testing
- Patch testing
- Oral challenges
- Spirometry (lung function)
- FeNO (lung inflammation testing)
- Immunotherapy (Allergy shots)