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Penicillin Allergy- Should you be tested?
Penicillins are a common group of antibiotics that are used to treat bacterial infections. It is also one of the most commonly reported medication allergies. 10% of all patients in the United States report a penicillin allergy. Patients can be labeled for years with a penicillin allergy based on a childhood experience or family history. […]
Allergy Shots versus Allergy Drops
When it comes to treating allergies, there are many options to help you feel better. Different treatments will be recommended by your allergist based on your symptoms and severity. When one thinks of “allergy shots”, they are talking about SCIT or subcutaneous immunotherapy. This method includes getting shots in 2 phases to all the allergens that have been […]
Ragweed Season Has Started!
Ragweed is a plant that releases pollen from August until the end of September. This year, ragweed season started on August 1st. Typically it starts mid-August so we have an early season. The pollen is microscopic and very light. One ragweed plant can produce 1 billion pollen grains! The pollen can travel over 300 miles […]
Immunotherapy or Allergy Shots are a preventive treatment for allergic reactions to substances such as pollens, pets, house dust mites, and bee venom. Immunotherapy involves giving gradually increasing doses of the substances, or allergens, to which the person is allergic to. The gradual increase in the amount of allergen will cause the immune system to […]
Chances are that if you live in the Midwest, you have experienced some level of dry skin or itching, especially in the winter. But did you know that some people can experience an actual skin inflammation any time of the year? Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a condition where one can have itchy or […]
Stinging Insect Allergy
Stinging insects are a common cause of allergy and fear for us in the Midwest. While bees tend to receive the brunt of our blame and concern, it is more likely that wasps and hornets will sting us. During the end of summer, stinging insects have minimal food stores and start becoming aggressive. Did you […]
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