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

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 are ready to assist in answering questions about this specific method. It uses special patches that contain an allergen. These patches are applied to the skin and should be kept on for 48 hours. Patients return to the office at certain intervals, so our professionals can check the results of the patches to determine the possible contact. Many patients love the ability to determine their specific allergies, so they can avoid them and enjoy better living every day!

What are the benefits of patch testing?

Patch testing services available at Advanced Allergy and Asthma Associates are:

  • Affordable
  • Precise
  • Simple
  • Short-term

Schedule a visit with the doctors at Advanced Allergy and Asthma Associates

If you live in the Elgin, IL area and are ready to discuss your options for allergy testing services, we welcome you to visit us to learn about patch testing solutions. Our professionals are here to walk you through the process and learn more about the allergens that may be affecting your quality of life. Call the office at (847) 888-8802, we are located at 2445 Westfield Drive, Suite 501. We also have a location available in Crystal Lake, IL that are readily available to accept new patients.

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Dr. Noga Askenazi | Meredith Cirrincione

Dr. Noga Askenazi is a nationally recognized asthma and allergy specialist who is board certified in pediatric and adult allergy. Her areas of special interest are innovative treatment of rashes, sinusitis, food allergies, asthma and immune disorders. She was past President of the ISAAI (Illinois Society of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology), works on state and national committees for advancement of the allergy field and is a consultant for Advocate, Ascension Health, Northwestern amongst other health care systems. Her joy is helping patients reach their goals after together determining best treatments. Her staff and patients are a chosen family, and she invests in their happiness. She enjoys gardening, biking and cooking to good music.


Meredith Cirrincione is a board certified Physician Assistant and specializes in treating allergies, with a focus on asthma, rashes, environmental allergies, chemical and food allergies. She holds a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from The Chicago Medical School - Rosalind Franklin University of Health Sciences. She is a Fellow member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants, and the Association of PAs in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. She likes to approach things holistically. She is a strong patient advocate and adored by her patients. She enjoys singing, reading, cooking, and the great outdoors.