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Any allergic person will tell you that life can be challenging when dealing with allergies. That is why you should seek medical help as soon as you realize that you are allergic to anything. Mild cases of allergic reactions can be treated by reducing exposure to the allergens. For severe cases however, allergy shots might be required to boost the bodies immune response to the allergen.
Houston Sinus & Allergy has been helping patients determine the cause of allergies, and relieving the symptoms, for over ten years. Our board-certified ENT physician Dr. Nguyen specializes in treatment of allergies.
Treatment options for allergies include;
Allergies occur during all seasons of the year and in all climates. They’re triggered by medications, chemicals, dust mites, mold spores, pollen, animal dander, and environmental irritants like smoke.
To get the best allergy treatment in Houston, you need to visit an allergy doctor like Dr. Nguyen who will conduct an allergy test on you. If you have health insurance, you can enjoy the best allergy treatment services at Houston Sinus & Allergy. You’ll be allowed to take a five-minute allergy test in his office using a state-of-the-art allergy testing kit. After the test, he’ll recommend a treatment plan, which may involve the use of medication, allergy drops, or natural allergy treatments.
You can enjoy sustained allergy relief in Houston by using prescribed medications and nasal sprays. For mild symptoms and seasonal allergies, taking medications will provide relief in the short term. Some of the commonly used types of medication include the following:
If you suffer from allergies and you’ve used various forms of medication without relief, you could benefit from immunotherapy. This is a treatment plan that helps your body develop a tolerance to allergens by giving it small amounts over several weeks. The allergens could be introduced into the body in the form of allergy drops taken orally.
Allergy drops are also called sublingual immunotherapy. They’re more effective than over-the-counter allergy medication because they deal with the root cause of the allergy rather than the symptoms. They are safer than taking allergy shots because you don’t need to take injections.
Taking allergy drops is a long-term treatment strategy that reduces allergy symptoms by building up the body’s immunity. You drop the liquid under your tongue and keep it there for two minutes before you swallow it. This is very convenient because you can easily administer the drops at home without assistance.
To get one of the fastest and most effective allergy tests in Houston, book an assessment with Dr. Nguyen today. Houston Sinus & Allergy is the best place to receive personalized treatment for all kinds of allergies that affect the ear, nose or throat in Houston, TX, Cypress/Jersey Village, and surrounding areas.