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Allergy & Asthma Clinic

The Allergy and Asthma Clinic at Children's Hospital & Medical Center offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services for children with allergies and related diseases like asthma, as well as those with recurrent respiratory infections.The Allergy and Asthma Clinic at Children's Hospital & Medical Center offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services for children with allergies and related diseases like asthma, as well as those with recurrent respiratory infections. Effective treatment and management of pediatric allergies is important to prevent the development of childhood asthma. In many cases, the two conditions go hand-in-hand with as many as 75 to 80 percent of people with asthma also having allergies. If not managed properly, asthma can be a life-threatening condition.

The Allergy and Asthma Clinic provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for conditions such as allergic rhinitis (hay fever), asthma, contact dermatitis, drug allergies, eczema, food allergies, sinusitis, urticaria (hives), recurrent infections and more.

Our services include:

  • Diagnosis and treatment
  • Asthma and allergy education and management
  • Allergy shots
  • Allergy testing (skin and blood testing)
  • Drug desensitization
  • Oral food challenges
  • Evaluation of drug allergies
  • Evaluation of immunodeficiency
  • Pollen and mold count for the metro area
  • Full-service laboratory facilities
  • Hospital inpatient care if necessary
  • Specialists on call 24 hours a day for emergency situations
  • Sweat chloride testing

 

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