Allergy drops are administered sublingually (under the tongue) and are a great alternative for patients averse to allergy shots or whose conditions cannot be treated with allergy shots.
Allergy Patch Testing
Allergy patch testing is a common allergy testing method used to confirm the cause of allergic contact dermatitis in a patient.
Allergy shots are a form of immunotherapy. They work by exposing the body in stages to an allergen so that the body ‘learns’ not to react to that trigger.
Blood Testing for Allergies
AllerVie Health performs allergen-specific IgE (Immunoglobulin E) testing, commonly known as ELISA/EIA testing, utilizing ImmunoCAP by ThermoFisher, when conducting allergy diagnostics.
A challenge test, is a highly accurate diagnostic test for allergies which is sometimes performed even after a skin prick and blood tests. For example, our allergists may order the test to find out if a patient has truly outgrown a food allergy.
Drug Allergy Treatment
If you have a history of reactions to different medications or if you have a serious reaction to a drug, an allergist/immunologist has specialized training and testing experience to diagnose the problem and help you develop a plan to protect you in the future.
Early Introduction Program
Our early introduction program begins with a peanut allergy test. As a parent, you may already know the risks of food allergies and how they can impact the life of your child.
Food Allergy Treatment Program
Oral Immunotherapy (OIT) for food allergies is a medical treatment, guided by a board-certified allergist, which re-trains the immune system to become desensitized to food allergens through regular ingestion of food proteins at increasing doses.
Immunotherapy, also known as biological therapy, is a medical intervention that uses the body’s immune response to treat a disease. It can work by either activating or suppressing the immune system’s response, and it is used to treat multiple conditions, including cancer and allergies.
Intradermal Allergy Testing
An intradermal allergy test involves injecting a small amount of allergen under the skin. Intradermal allergy tests can test a for a variety of allergies including insect sting allergies and drug allergies.
Penicillin Allergy Testing
AllerVie Health now provides Penicillin Allergy testing at our Homewood location! Each appointment is about 4-6 hours and consists of a series of tests and challenges for the Penicillin Allergy.
Skin Allergy Testing
A skin allergy test is an umbrella term used to refer to a number of testing procedures used in the diagnosis of allergies. Skin allergy tests are popular because they help in the diagnosis of many common allergies.
To help you and your family to be healthy wherever they are, you can now get access to healthcare anywhere that offers sufficient privacy with Telemedicine.