As the seasons change various pollens and mold spores and dust mite antigens play a part in an allergy sufferer’s symptoms. The major pollen seasons for our area are March and April -tree pollens, May and June-grass pollens and August 15th until the first hard frost-ragweed pollen. There are two seasons when mold spores account for symptoms-July and November.

Any combination of sinus nasal skin lung symptoms which produce sinusitis, sneezing, wheezing scratching itching hives swellings and or asthma can occur.

Food allergies also can frequently contribute to and cause these symptoms as well as gastrointestinal upset, eosinophilic esophagitis, changes in bowel habits. Please refer to the food allergy section of our web site for a full discussion available through the National Institutes of Health NIH NIAID Guidelines.

Careful testing of skin and blood levels of allergy is necessary to render a precise diagnosis. Once a diagnosis is reached then options of therapy are carefully reviewed with each individual patient by Doctor Johnson and then a treatment plan is initiated with the written consent of the patient.

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