Allergy Treatment in Wilmington, NC
Symptoms of allergies can include sneezing, nasal stuffiness, itching and drainage, itching and watery eyes, burning palate and throat, dry and itchy skin and hives. Allergies can also contribute to other diseases such as sinusitis, ear infections and asthma. As ear, nose and throat specialists, our physicians can effectively treat these illnesses associated with allergies.
People can be allergic to multiple allergens. The most common allergens include tree and/or flower pollen, weeds, grasses, mold, dust mites, animals, foods, medications, cockroach and insect stings.
cause of chronic disease in the United States.
allergy symptoms are not controlled. Considering the millions spent in anti-allergy medications and the cost of lost work time, allergies cannot be considered a minor problem.
While medications are often effective in controlling your symptoms, they only ‘mask’ the symptoms and help individuals to cope with daily life. Certain medications may have undesirable side effects or excessive expense. In these cases, your doctor may advise allergy testing to determine the specific substances to which you are allergic. Once this is determined, you can desensitize yourself to the allergies by undergoing a series of allergy shots, also called immunotherapy.
Allergy Shot Hours
8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.