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Allergy Testing

Avant Allergy in Los Angeles, California specializes in evaluating and treating allergies. Many people suffer from allergy symptoms and Sandra A. Ho, MD expertly diagnoses what may be causing your allergies with allergy testing which identifies the root cause for your allergy symptoms. Don’t wait schedule an appointment today with our online booking tool.

What is an allergen?

Organic agents in the environment can cause allergic reactions. Known human allergens include:

  • Dust

  • Pollen

  • Mold

  • Dog or Cat dander

  • Food

  • Medications


What are the symptoms of allergies?

Symptoms of environmental allergies can vary from person to person but may include:

  • Sneezing

  • Itchy watery eyes

  • Coughing

  • Itchy Skin

  • Wheezing

  • Hives


How is allergy diagnosed?

Many times it is difficult to pinpoint what may be leading to your symptoms. Allergies tend to appear out of the blue, and at Avant Allergy, Dr. Ho can determine the appropriate testing to identify the cause of your allergy symptoms. Common tests include:

  • Skin prick testing

  • Patch testing

  • Blood testing


What treatments are available to treat allergies?

Avoidance of the identified allergen would be the first line of treatment for an allergy. Medications including nasal sprays and antihistamine tablets are available over the counter to alleviate your symptoms. Allergy shots or drops may be used for long term control. For a customized evaluation and treatment plan call Avant Allergy or use the online booking tool to make an appointment with Dr. Ho today.

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