Some medical disorders have symptoms that mimic allergies or asthma. Some related conditions are extensions of allergic disease, and sometimes allergies or asthma can worsen symptoms of related diseases. The lack of an accurate diagnosis, treatment plan and coordinated care can leave you feeling miserable.
The specialty of allergy / immunology encompasses medical conditions from the very common to the very rare, spanning all age groups and involving numerous organ systems. This breadth of knowledge and experience makes the allergist / immunologist the ideal specialist to make sense of your symptoms and develop a coordinated treatment approach.