Allergy & Immunology

Allergy is subspecialty of Internal Medicine and Immunology focusing on the body’s overreaction to various allergens. Immunology is a subspecialty of Internal Medicine which focuses on disorders of the immune system.

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ALLERGY & IMMUNOLOGY PHYSICIANS

Anne Lent, M.D. Kristin Schroederus, M.D.

What are some common Allergens?

Common allergens include pollen, mold spores, dust mites, pet dander, feathers, foods, medications and insect venom.


What are some symptoms of Allergies?

Common allergic symptoms include itching, watery eyes, sneezing, and nasal congestion. Occasionally more severe reactions can occur. The most dangerous reaction is commonly referred to as anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is a syndrome characterized by a sudden drop in blood pressure, difficulty breathing, and gastrointestinal symptoms that, if untreated, can be deadly.

 

 

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