What to Expect From an Allergy Evaluation

October 15, 2014 7:22 PM

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The number of Americans with allergies has grown in all racial, sex, and age groups since the 1980s. According to a survey from the CDC, in 2010 alone there were 11.1 million visits to physician offices with the primary diagnosis of allergic rhinitis, also commonly known as hay fever or seasonal allergies. Moreover there are approximately 50 million Americans that have asthma, hay fever or other allergy-related conditions.

Some allergic conditions are mild, whereas others can be life threatening. There are no cures for allergies, but they can be managed through regular treatments. Having an allergy evaluation performed by an allergist can help identify the specific triggers of your allergy symptoms, and avoidance of t...

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