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Consider skin patch testing for diagnosis of allergies in Elgin and Crystal Lake, IL area practice

Have you ever developed a rash or hives on the skin but have been unaware of what triggered it? Do you experience skin irritations and have yet to determine the source of the problem? Advanced Allergy and Asthma Associates in Elgin and Crystal Lake, IL can provide proper diagnosis of skin allergies with patch testing. What is patch testing? Patch testing is a way in which an allergy doctor can determine the exact cause of allergic reactions that develop on the skin. This type of testing does not involve needles or injections. Instead, it uses small patches of allergens that … Continue Reading

Discuss with doctors in Elgin, IL the best asthma treatment options for adults

The team of Advanced Allergy and Asthma Associates in Elgin, IL are committed to helping patients with the control and maintenance of their conditions. Adults who are diagnosed with asthma need to work with a doctor and team that can provide treatments for their condition. With the assistance of our experienced staff, patients can enjoy a better quality of life and manage their asthma effectively. What is asthma? Dr. Askenazi describes asthma as a chronic condition of the lungs that can make it difficult for patients to breathe properly. Often, asthma can be triggered and result in an “asthma attack.” … Continue Reading

Recommended tips for Spring allergy relief from Elgin, IL area allergist

At Advanced Allergy and Asthma Associates in Elgin, IL, we see many patients who struggle with seasonal allergies. When people think of seasonal allergies, they often associate them with springtime when new growth is occurring in trees, grasses, and flowers. Unfortunately, millions of Americans deal with allergies caused by tree and grass pollen throughout spring and into summer, typically between the months of March through June. These patients may experience problems such as itchy, watery eyes or runny noses. Visiting an allergist can provide patients with tips on dealing with fall allergies and how to seek relief. Tips for fall … Continue Reading

Learn about treatment options for sinusitis infection in Crystal Lake, IL area practice

At Advanced Allergy and Asthma Associates, our team of professionals are able to provide a wide range of treatment options for patients who are dealing with certain conditions, including that of sinusitis. This infection can develop in patients who have severe allergies in the area of Crystal Lake, IL. What is sinusitis? Sinusitis is sometimes referred to as a sinus infection. There are sinus cavities that reside in the center of the facial area that hold mucus. When these nasal passages become inflamed and infected, this can result in sinusitis. This condition can be extremely painful for many due to … Continue Reading

Discover diagnosis and treatment for a penicillin allergy in Crystal Lake

Once considered a common drug allergy, some penicillin allergies are actually a misdiagnosis. The penicillin rash is not always a true indication of an allergic reaction. Dr. Noga Askenazi and the staff treat patients near Elgin and Crystal Lake. For patients with allergies, such as a penicillin allergy, we offer accurate diagnosis and treatment. Diagnosing penicillin allergies There are cases of true penicillin allergies. If you have experienced a penicillin allergy in the past or believe you are having an allergic reaction now, our team can provide testing to determine if you have a true allergy to penicillin. Prior to … Continue Reading

Learn about Elgin, IL patch Allergy testing services for allergy diagnosis of rash

At Advanced Allergy and Asthma Associates, our practice in Elgin, IL includes several doctors that are here to help make your life a little easier. If you are struggling with determining the exact allergens that are affecting your day-to-day life, causing rashes and itch, we encourage you to ask about testing services such as patch testing. Patch testing can be an effective and precise way to learn about environmental and food allergens that may be affecting you. Patch testing services Patch testing is a method of testing multiple allergens in our office. Dr. Askenazi and her staff are professionals who … Continue Reading

Methods of skin testing for allergies and other services available in Elgin and Crystal Lake, IL

There are many methods of testing for specific food or environmental allergies available for patients in the Elgin and Crystal Lake, IL area to discuss with their doctors. Skin testing is one of the most common ways for patients to get a better understanding of their allergies to seek effective long-term treatment. The doctors at Advanced Allergy and Asthma Associates and Food Allergy Center of Illinois encourage patients to speak with them about skin testing to find out if we can provide effective solutions for their medical needs. What are allergies? Allergies can cause a reaction when patients are exposed … Continue Reading

Patients in the area of Crystal Lake, IL ask about the options for treatment of asthma

The team of Advanced Allergy and Asthma Associates and Food Allergy Center of Illinois is here to help patients in and around the area of Crystal Lake, IL with their overall health and wellness When patients are seeking treatment for asthma, they have several options to consider. Additionally, a proper diagnosis by a professional will start the process of finding the appropriate ways to address and manage this chronic condition. What is asthma? Asthma is a condition of the lungs that can affect the way patients breathe. When properly diagnosed, patients in the area of Crystal Lake, IL can then … Continue Reading

Treatment for food allergy patients in Elgin, IL

At Advanced Allergy and Asthma Associates, our professionals are here to help patients in Elgin, IL, and beyond, with a variety of allergy services. We offer diagnosis and treatment of food and environmental allergies. Additionally, for patients who have food allergies, we offer emergency solutions including epinephrine delivery devices. What is an Epi injectable pens? An Epi injectable pen is an epinephrine delivery device that is used when patients with a food allergy develop a reaction. For some patients, allergies may cause their throat to close and make it impossible to breathe. Epinephrine is a medication that almost immediately provides … Continue Reading

What are the benefits of visiting an allergist in the Elgin, IL area?

Many patients in the area of Elgin, IL who are faced with asthma or allergies may wonder about the benefits of visiting a specialist such as an allergist versus a traditional primary care physician. The team of Advanced Allergy and Asthma Associates – Dr. Noga Askenazi and the staff are all here to provide specialty services to patients in and around the communities of Elgin, and Crystal Lake. What services are available with our team of allergists? At Advanced Allergy and Asthma Associates, we provide the services below: Allergy treatment Asthma diagnosis and treatment Lung function testing Specialty testing Skin … Continue Reading