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What is atopic dermatitis?

Atopic Dermatitis in Elgin IL Area
If you deal with chronic skin irritation and itching that keeps you from enjoying everyday activities, you may struggle with a condition known as atopic dermatitis. Dr. Noga Askenazi and her associates at Advanced Allergy and Asthma Associates and Food Allergy Center of Illinois can evaluate you to determine if you have this chronic skin condition and provide you with treatments that can help relieve red, itchy, and problematic skin. What is atopic dermatitis? Atopic dermatitis, more commonly known as the skin condition eczema, is a chronic and extremely problematic skin condition which can cause the skin to become inflamed, … Continue Reading

Crystal Lake area patients ask about trouble breathing and coughing due to allergies

Trouble Breathing Due to Allergies in Crystal Lake Area
At Advanced Allergy & Asthma Associates, Inc, we understand how bothersome it can be when allergies cause chronic coughing and trouble breathing. These problems due to allergies in patients around the areas of Elgin and Crystal Lake, IL, can significantly impact one’s quality of life. If you are dealing with constant problems due to seasonal or environmental allergies, we can help! Chronic cough Chronic coughing can not only be a nuisance, but it may be a sign of other coexisting conditions that may require attention to improve one’s health, sleep, and overall quality of life. Coughing is the body’s normal … Continue Reading

Improve your quality of life with allergy treatment for adults, the whole family in Crystal Lake and Elgin, IL

Improve Your Quality of Life with Allergy Treatment for Adults, the Whole Family in Crystal Lake and Elgin, IL Area
Allergies can make you feel terrible for days at a time, and unfortunately, medications can’t always provide enough relief. Adults that suffer from seasonal allergies or allergic asthma may require extra sick days and have difficulty sleeping. Likewise, allergies can interfere with children’s academic performance, enjoyment of sports and other activities, and overall quality of life. The doctors at Advanced Allergy & Asthma Associates/Food Allergy Center of Illinois offer allergy treatment for patients in Crystal Lake and Elgin, IL, and the Greater Chicagoland area to reduce or eliminate symptoms and find long-lasting relief.   Benefits of allergy treatment Allergies are caused … Continue Reading

Allergen testing in Crystal Lake and Elgin, Illinois

Allergy Counts at Advanced Allergy & Asthma Associates in Crystal Lake Illinois Area
Seasonal allergies can make school or work feel impossible, and they can also trigger asthma. If allergies are affecting your quality of life, Dr. Askenazi and staff can help. Advanced Allergy & Asthma Associates offers allergy and lung function testing to patients in Crystal Lake and Elgin, Illinois. We want to provide relief to patients who suffer from allergies.  Please visit our website to find out the daily pollen count to help manage your daily symptoms.   Allergies and pollen count More than 50 million Americans suffer from hay fever each year. Allergies are triggered when your body identifies an ordinarily … Continue Reading

Allergy telehealth services provided by allergy & asthma doctor in Crystal Lake and Elgin, IL

Telemedicine is becoming increasingly common amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, but it has actually been used for many years by doctors and hospitals across the globe to provide care when people need it most. No longer just a solution for getting medical care when you are on a vacation or otherwise unable to physically get to your doctor’s office, telehealth services are an effective way of delivering and receiving allergy and asthma care. At Advanced Allergy & Asthma Associates in Crystal Lake and Elgin, IL, we are proud to offer this convenient, safe, and time-saving service to our patients. What are the benefits of telemedicine for … 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

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

Understanding and Treating Eczema in Illinois

Skin conditions such as eczema can affect children and adults alike. It is believed that anywhere from 10-20% of babies have eczema, and approximately 3% of adults and children do as well. Some babies grow out of the condition while others struggle with it off and on for the remainder of their life as a chronic problem. Knowing more about the condition and how it works can help patients in the Illinois area in better understanding it and treating it in a way that is both effective and efficient. The allergists at Advanced Allergy and Asthma Associates and Food Allergy … Continue Reading

Common Causes and Symptoms of Eczema in Elgin

Eczema is a condition that affects children and adults in the United States and is a medical condition that results in the skin becoming irritated and inflamed. There are different types of eczema which means that allergists such as Dr. Noga Askenazi and the staff need to provide individuals with an appropriate diagnosis before being able to address the issue. At Advanced Allergy and Asthma Associates and Food Allergy Center of Illinois in Elgin, we understand that this condition is present in up to 20% of infants and 3% of adults and children. Some patients have mild issues with it … Continue Reading