YOUR INITIAL VISIT
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT
During your initial visit it is important to bring any previous medical treatments and xray reports you might have had. Also, if you are coming for allergy skin testing, it is essential to be off of all antihistamines for at least three days prior to your appointment.
What you should bring to your appointment at Allergy and Asthma Care of Queens:
MEDICATIONS THAT PATIENTS CAN TAKE DURING INITIAL VISIT:
MEDICATIONS THAT PATIENTS CANNOT TAKE DURING SKIN TESTING:
NO ANTIHISTAMINES FOR 72 HOURS before testing including:
No clarinex for at least 7 days before testing.
No Singulair for 24 hours before testing.
No codeine at least 12 hours before testing.
How Do We Diagnose Your Allergies?
The doctor will first start by asking you a series of questions. In this way he can evaluate your symptoms and determine what is the BEST management option for you.
Everyone is unique and different test and treatment options will be available to you after he gets an accurate picture about your allergy or asthma.
Here are several self tests that will help you determine if you suffer from any of the following.