ALLERGIES

ALLERGIES

An allergy is an abnormal sensitivity to a substance which does not cause symptoms for most people. For those with allergies, the immune system creates an antibody which, in turn, creates symptoms. Common allergy symptoms include head congestion, runny nose, sneezing, and itchy eyes.

Kansas City Allergy & Asthma - Food Immunotherapy

FOOD ALLERGIES =

These result from the immune system attacking specific food proteins. The most common food allergies are peanut, tree nut, milk, egg, wheat, soy, fish, and shellfish.

Kansas City Allergy & Asthma - Allergies

HAY FEVER/NASAL CONDITIONS =

This includes nasal congestion and snoring. Non-allergic rhinitis, a reactive or sensitive nose, is a common nasal condition.

Kansas City Allergy & Asthma - Insect Stings

INSECT STINGS =

Everyone experiences stings. But some people have a severe systemic reaction. This can result in hives, swelling, tightness in chest, and difficulty breathing.

Kansas City Allergy & Asthma - Skin Allergies

SKIN ALLERGIES =

These occur when an allergen triggers a skin reaction. Skin allergies can cause eczema, hives, swelling, and rashes.

Kansas City Allergy & Asthma - Drug Allergies

DRUG ALLERGIES =

Anyone could have an adverse reaction to medication. Some people have true drug allergies. Symptoms include rashes, itching, and respiratory problems.

Notice to allergen immunotherapy patients

Due to the emergency conditions of the pandemic, we temporarily allow allergen immunotherapy patients to wait in their vehicles. We feel it is now safe for all patients to wait in the waiting room. We are requiring this of all allergen immunotherapy patients effective immediately.

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