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An allergy is usually a physical reaction that you have when your body reacts to a substance to which you’re hypersensitive. These substances may be completely harmless to others, and are called allergens. An allergy can affect a multitude of organs in your body, and can cause your body to show several symptoms.
When you approach a medical practitioner like Jackson Asthma and Allergy Center in Jackson, MS for allergy treatment, it’ll begin with your clinical history and symptoms.
Then, you may be given allergy tests to identify the cause of the allergy. Usually, this is done by applying a small quantity of allergen to a puncture in the skin and studying the reaction. The allergist will then determine the course of treatment.
An allergist is a physician trained to determine the cause of allergies and to find out whether they're related to or caused by foods, environmental factors (such as pollen), drugs, or topical substances that you come into contact with.
An allergist usually treats:
We specialize in the evaluation and treatment of allergic diseases and asthma in children, adolescents and adult patients in Jackson, MS and the surrounding areas. Please do get in touch with us if you have a query or a special requirement.
In addition, here are a few education resources that you can look at:
• American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (patient education on allergies and asthma)
• The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (other information)
Jackson Asthma and Allergy Center has been helping the people of Jackson, MS fight allergies successfully for the last 28 years.
Talk to us to find out how we can help.
• Hay fever
• Food allergies